This headset is what we use to record our podcast on the road. We have used them inside busy theme parks for our Coaster Geeks podcast, for interviews are loud dog mushing races and much more. They work great. Created especially for on-air news & sports broadcasting, announcing & interviews, this rugged stereo headset offers natural, highly intelligible and focused vocal reproduction, closed-back circumaural (around-the-ear) ear cups to seal out background noise, and a high-output dynamic microphone mounted on a flexible gooseneck boom. The headset’s microphone has a cardioid polar pattern tailored for pickup of speech with maximum voice intelligibility over a wide range of frequencies. It is more sensitive to sound originating directly in front of the element, making it useful in reducing pickup of unwanted sounds. The flexible gooseneck boom swivels for easy positioning on either the right or left side. Features: Microphone features polar pattern and frequency response tailored for natural, highly intelligible vocal reproduction Closed-back circumaural ear cups help seal out crowd noise and other background distractions Neodymium magnets in microphone and headphones for high output level & detailed sound reproduction Cardioid pickup pattern of the dynamic microphone rejects off-axis sounds Boom-mounted microphone can be positioned on the left or right side Adjustable cushioned headband and lightweight design for long-wearing comfort Rugged design with user-replaceable cable and ear pads Detachable cable (BPCB1) terminates in 3-pin XLRM-type connector for microphone and ¼” 3-conductor for headphone Specifications: Type: Closed-back Dynamic (Headphone) Cardioid Dynamic (Microphone) Driver Diameter: 40 mm (Headphone) Magnet: Neodymium (Headphone) Voice Coil: Copper-clad aluminum wire Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz (Headphone) 40-20,000 Hz (Microphone) Maximum Input Power: 1,600 mW at 1 kHz Sensitivity: 100 dB (Headphone) -57 dB (1.4 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (Microphone) Impedance: 65 ohms (Headphone) 560 ohms (Microphone) Weight: 264 g (9.3 oz) Dimensions: 82.0 mm (3.23″) wide (earcup); 46.0 mm (1.81″) wide (headband); 180.1 mm (7.09″) long (boom), microphone extended; 24.0 mm (0.94″) diameter (microphone) Cable: 3.3 m (10.8′) long with 8-pin connector at headset end; 3-pin XLRM-type connector (microphone) and 6.3 mm (1/4″) phone plug (headphone) outputs Accessories Included: 3 windscreens; spare connector screw.Sensitivity :100 dB (Headphone), -57 dB (1.4 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa (Microphone).
- Mic features polar pattern and frequency response tailored for intelligible vocal reproduction
- Closed back circumaural ear cups help seal out crowd noise and other background distractions
- Neodymium magnets in microphone and headphones for high output level and detailed sound reproduction
- Cardioid pickup pattern of the dynamic microphone rejects off axis sounds
- Boom mounted microphone can be positioned on the left or right side
- Rugged design with user replaceable cable and ear pads
Why this is a top choice for podcasters: The microphone capsule is HUGE. This is a great vocal mic, designed specifically for background noise rejection and picking up clear and crisp vocals. It’s a big dynamic microphone with a cardioid pickup pattern.
You might be concerned about: If you decide to purchase this headset, you need to know that you’ll have to have an XLR interface of some sort; this headset will not plug directly into a computer’s microphone jack.