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# 38094 24-Jul-2009 16:10
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Hey im looking to get a computer microphone or some sort either just a straight desktop microphone or one that is with a headset. BUT the cheapest and best bang for buck out of the two is which i want. The highest proiety is the microphone - to be very clear and noise cancelling.

Im thinking of getting some Z-2300 in the furture so a headset would be pointless? There for a desktop microphone? Help me decide

My budget is around $20

ive seen these two desktop microphones

http://www.xpcomputers.co.nz/views.asp?hw_id=4714
http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/4a6933580095371e273fc0a87f3b068a/Product/View/XH8235

Is there any others that are good? If not out of the two which is better?
Personal experiences?

Another question - Would a $50 headset have better sound quality in the speakers then apple ipod ones? Or will all headsets be the same?

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  # 238695 24-Jul-2009 18:09
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A lot of gamers use the Zalman mic that clips on to your headphone cable:

http://www.zalman.co.kr/ENG/product/Product_Read.asp?idx=210

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=7765

Sound quality is good for the price, probably much better than those two you linked I would imagine.

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  # 238720 24-Jul-2009 19:23
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Hello213: Hey im looking to get a computer microphone or some sort either just a straight desktop microphone or one that is with a headset. BUT the cheapest and best bang for buck out of the two is which i want. The highest proiety is the microphone - to be very clear and noise cancelling.

Im thinking of getting some Z-2300 in the furture so a headset would be pointless? There for a desktop microphone? Help me decide



I've gone for some logitech 250, with are USB - easy as there's only one plug, it has an onboard sound card and is an all in one unit (headphones and microphone)  Light weight and so far I've not had any issues with them.

My budget is around $20



:-(  Price spy puts these at more than your budget, however.


http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/4a6933580095371e273fc0a87f3b068a/Product/View/XH8235



When linking back to the DSE website, don't forget to use the "Link to this" button in the top right of the page - this will produce a ink that oyu can send to people without including your session information - the link should look more like this:


http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/en/product/XH8235





Is there any others that are good? If not out of the two which is better?
Personal experiences?

Another question - Would a $50 headset have better sound quality in the speakers then apple ipod ones? Or will all headsets be the same?



Well ... my personal preference is listed above ... and I'm not wading into the sound quality issues ;-)


HTH.

 
 
 
 




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  # 238780 24-Jul-2009 22:42
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i decided im gonna get desktop microphone only. I dont like wearing ear phones/headsets and perfer the sound coming from speakers with bass and stuff. Is the best desktop microphone speakers can pick up game sounds music?

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