Podcasting Q&A

Podcast Microphones: XLR or USB?

April 26, 2021 Buzzsprout
Podcasting Q&A
Podcast Microphones: XLR or USB?
Chapters
0:00
Intro
0:29
How do they work?
1:22
USB Microphones
2:37
XLR Microphones
4:08
The best of both worlds!
Podcasting Q&A
Podcast Microphones: XLR or USB?
Apr 26, 2021
Buzzsprout

When you're shopping around for a new microphone for your podcast, you're going to find a variety of opinions about which one is the best for you.

You'll have some people telling you that you really need to get a USB microphone like the Blue Yeti, while others say, if you really want to be serious about it, you should get an XLR microphone like the Rode PodMic.

So in this episode, we're gonna break down the difference between USB microphones and XLR microphones and to help you decide which one is going to be the best decision for your podcast setup.

Check out our review of the Samson Q2U and why we think it's the best microphone for new podcasters.

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When you're shopping around for a new microphone for your podcast, you're going to find a variety of opinions about which one is the best for you.

You'll have some people telling you that you really need to get a USB microphone like the Blue Yeti, while others say, if you really want to be serious about it, you should get an XLR microphone like the Rode PodMic.

So in this episode, we're gonna break down the difference between USB microphones and XLR microphones and to help you decide which one is going to be the best decision for your podcast setup.

Check out our review of the Samson Q2U and why we think it's the best microphone for new podcasters.

Mixers/Interfaces that support multitrack recording:


Record your podcasting question at Speakpipe.com/Buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode.

Review Podcasting Q&A in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Disclaimer: Some of the links above are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, Buzzsprout will earn a commission.

Intro
How do they work?
USB Microphones
XLR Microphones
The best of both worlds!