The best microphone under $500 is going to give us a great balance of affordability and overall mic quality. As many of our guides thus far have covered a variety of different types of microphones, we’ve seen truly how many shapes, sizes, sounds and personalities are out there in the mic game today. For our guide in particular you’re reading, we wanted to make sure we had a specific price-point as our backbone of the decision for the “best”, considering budget is typically the number one priority in selecting a mic to buy.
Searching through the rubble to find the best microphone under $100 can be tough with all of the options out there, so today we wanted to focus on this specific price-point to help your shopping endeavors. As we’ve seen thus far in many of our shopping guides, the best microphones come in many different shapes and sizes to help accompany many different types of applications and people. That’s why finding the absolute best microphone under $100 may be a tough answer to completely answer, so we gave you some different options below.
As technology continues to grow, USB-friendly musical instruments are steadily taking the market by storm. One of the first “USB” types of gear was indeed the microphone. Back in the day, we remember buying one of those “stick mics” that hooked up to USB and we were in awe — how easy was it to merely plug-in a mic into a computer, not have to load any drivers and get to recording or playing games with friends? Today we decided to constrain your search to only USB microphones priced at under $100 or lower. Let’s see what we found.