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Blue Yeticaster Professional Broadcast Bundle (Blackout)

BH #BLYETICASTER • MFR #988-000107
Blue Yeticaster Professional Broadcast Bundle (Blackout)
Key Features
  • For Broadcast-Quality Podcasting & More
  • USB for Mac, Windows & Mobile Devices
  • Cardioid for Solo, Figure-8 for 2 People
  • Omni for Room Capture, Stereo for ASMR
A simple, yet powerfully effective tool for podcasting and content creation, the Blue Microphones Yeticaster is a USB microphone bundle offering a broadcast-quality sound, a rugged design, and multiple recording modes to suit your needs. The mic included in this package, offered here in a blackout finish, has become a go-to for people who record podcasts or who stream on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook Live, and other similar platforms.
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Blue Yeti Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Fits Your Needs
  • 3All the Control You Need, Built Right In
  • 4Essential Accessories for the Podcasting Studio
  • 5Multiple Mic Modes for Any Kind of Content
  • 63.5mm Headphone Jack with Latency-Free Monitoring
  • 7Broadcast-Quality Digital Capture
  • 8Simple to Set Up

A simple, yet powerfully effective tool for podcasting and content creation, the Blue Microphones Yeticaster is a USB microphone bundle offering a broadcast-quality sound, a rugged design, and multiple recording modes to suit your needs. The mic included in this package, offered here in a blackout finish, has become a go-to for people who record podcasts or who stream on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook Live, and other similar platforms.

The Yeticaster includes the Yeti, but foregoes the desktop stand, instead providing a rugged COMPASS boom arm that clamps to your desk as well as a Radial III shockmount. These hardware accessories eliminate handling noise, facilitate smooth and silent adjustments of mic positioning during recording, and improve the look of your environment; if your content has any visual component, viewers will instantly recognize the professional look that a desk-affixing boom arm and a vintage-style shockmount provide.

Fits Your Needs
This mic is perfect for recording directly to computers, be they mac or windows systems. With the right, separately available adapters, you can also record with Android and iOS devices.
All the Control You Need, Built Right In
The Yeticaster comes with the Yeti mic, which features controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain. This puts you in charge of every level of the recording process. If you're experiencing distortion or feedback while recording an especially loud source, simply adjust the microphone's sensitivity with the gain control. Or, if you want to take a break in the middle of a podcast, use the instant mute button.
Essential Accessories for the Podcasting Studio
The Yeticaster substitutes the usual desktop stand with essential hardware accessories for professional podcasting. A Blue Radius III Shockmount is included, giving you a vintage-style suspension design to isolate the Yeti from noise, shock, and vibrations. The Blue COMPASS is also supplied to give your podcasting studio a rugged mic-mounting solution and a professional appearance. This premium tube-style desktop boom arm attaches to your desk and offers both internal springs and built-in cable management. It provides a smooth and quiet operation.
Multiple Mic Modes for Any Kind of Content
The multiple mic modes allow virtually any kind of content creator to do their thing with precision and ease. Use cardioid to reject off axis noise, minimizing room tone while you speak directly into the mic. If you're recording with one other guest, select the Figure-8 polar pattern; now you can speak into the front, while the guest speaks into the back, and the sides of the mic will reject unwanted room noise. Choose omnidirectional to pickup audio all around the capsule, which is great for work that features multiple voices. Finally, a stereo mode is wonderful for ASMR content, or for recording music. A desktop stand and a USB cable are included.
3.5mm Headphone Jack with Latency-Free Monitoring
The mic has an integrated headphone amp with an independent gain control for latency-free monitoring. Simply plug your headphones into the mic's 3.5mm input, and you'll hear your broadcast-quality audio in all its glory.
Broadcast-Quality Digital Capture
The mic records audio at 16-bit / 48 kHz, giving you the broadcast standard for media playback. On the audio side, the tri-capsule design ensures that whatever mode you choose, the mic will pick up a clear and present sound.
Simple to Set Up
Just plug the Yeti into your computer's USB port with the included USB cable, select it as a device in your recording software, and you're ready to get to work. The Yeti runs off your device's power, so no need to plug it into a wall. With driver-free operation, you won't have to download pesky software to get it up and running.
UPC: 836213000274

Blue Yeti Specs

Microphone
Primary ApplicationsStudio Recording, Podcast, Web-Streaming, Audio for Video
Form FactorDesktop / Stand/Boom Mount
Intended Sound SourcesSpeech/Voice Over, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano, Drums, Strings
Sound FieldMono, Stereo
Capsule3 x Condenser
Diaphragm0.55" / 14 mm
Polar PatternCardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
Pattern SelectionSwitched
CircuitrySolid-State
High-Pass FilterYes
Gain AdjustmentYes
On-Board ControlsHeadphone Volume
Performance
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL120 dB SPL
THD0.5%
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)None
Output Connectors (Digital)1 x Unspecified Interface
Headphone Connector1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Wireless ConnectivityNone
BluetoothNone
Digital Audio
A/D Conversion16-Bit
Sample Rate48 kHz
OS CompatibilityWindows
iOS
macOS
*As of November, 2019: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
RAM Requirement64 MB Minimum
Power
Bus PowerUSB
Operating VoltageNot Specified by Manufacturer
Physical
MountingShockmount (Included)
Mounting Thread Size5/8"-27 Female
Included CaseNone
Included FiltersNone
Dimensionsø: 4.72 x W: 4.92 x L: 11.61" / ø: 11.99 x W: 12.5 x L: 29.49 cm
Weight2.2 lb / 1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)39.4 x 12 x 3.9"

Blue Yeti Reviews

Great quality sound for music

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-23

I bought this to upgrade the sound quality for my online piano lessons. I had been using just the mic on the Logitech C920 camera. The voice and music quality is excellent, much better than the camera mic.

very high quality

By Joseph
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-28

Works as advertised. The software is ok.

Good for podcasting

By Ian
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-25

Use it for podcasting, works well. Good sound quality and seems like a strong value player.

Eh

By Tonja
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-17

I thought the sound would be more on the lines of professional radio. I don't like the sounds that it gives. Looks good.

Excellent mic for the money

By Steven
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-09

Sounds great, perfect for direct USB sound recording. The multiple pickup patterns make it the perfect all multi-purpose mic.

The Best!

By Karen
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-03

One of the best microphones you can buy!

Great Product

By Weiling
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-21

I'm not an expert on microphones or sound systems. From a layman's standpoint, this microphone catches sounds clearly. It's also pleasantly heavy and sturdy. A solid product!

Audio quality OK, but broke after less than a year

By Jonathan
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-03

No issues with audio quality for this microphone, but it broke after less than a year due to flimsy, poorly designed connector. It's kind of my own fault--I accidentally bumped it off a desk. However, the microphone and stand are very heavily weighted (perhaps to give the illusion of quality), and this microphone uses an extremely old USB connector type that is prone to stress failures. One little jerk of the cord was all it took to bend/snap the fragile connector pins in the body of the microphone. Game over. After doing some research online I discovered, too late, that damage to this port is so common that there are many forum threads about it, and even shops that replace this specific port on this specific microphone -- for nearly the cost of a new one, of course. On most forums, they'll just recommend that you purchase a better-designed microphone. Very disappointed that such an expensive microphone uses such old, flimsy technology. If you have already purchased this unit, recommend adding additional reinforcement to the port. If you haven't, save your money for something that's actually sturdy instead of something that just looks sturdy.

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