The ability for people to launch their audio broadcasts on many platforms has greatly increased the popularity of podcasting. It goes without saying that you need a great audio setup to start. This buyer guide will introduce you to the best budget podcast microphone of wired lapel type, USB type, and on-camera type down to 1 dollar in the Moman August Sale.

  • Best Lavalier microphone for podcast: Wired mics of $0.95 for all budget
  • Best computer microphone for podcasting: USB mic down to $1
  • Cheap podcast microphone setup of hot shoe mount and on-camera mic
Moman wired lapel microphone MA6R is mini and features great audio quality of -30dB±1dB sensitivity for podcasting, interviewing, and other recording.

Best Lavalier microphone for podcast: Wired mics of $0.95 for all budget

In the Moman Back to School Sale in August, four kinds of good wired lapel microphones are down to US$0.95 from the regular price of $20+. Here we introduce them from the detailed parameters and features introduction.

Spec. table of four wired lapel microphones: Moman MA6R, SYNCO S6M2, S6E, and S8

 

Moman MA6R

SYNCO S6M2

SYNCO S6E

SYNCO S8

Price (USD)

$0.95

Regular $29.99

$0.95

Regular $23.90

$0.95

Regular $19.90

$0.95

Regular $18.90

Frequency Response

65Hz-20KHz

       20Hz-20KHz

50Hz-20KHz

50Hz-20KHz

Signal/Noise

≥70dB

79dB

75dB

75dB

Sensitivity

-30dB±1dB 0dB=1V/Pa,1KHz

-30dB±3dB 0dB=1V/Pa,1KHz

-40 dB±3dB

re 1V/Pa at 1 kHz

-40 dB±3dB

re 1V/Pa at 1 kHz

Max SPL

120dB

110dB

135dB

135dB

Audio Cable

6m/19.7ft

6m/19.7ft

6m/19.7ft

8m/26.2ft

Battery Type

No battery required

400mAh Built-in Battery

(Type-C charging)

CR1220

CR1220

Working Time

/

30H-40H

800H

800H

Output Connector

3-Pin XLRM

3.5mm TRRS

3.5mm (1/8") 4-pole gold plug

3.5mm (1/8") 4-pole gold plug

Moman MA6R best budget XLR microphone for podcasting

Moman MA6R budget wired podcaster mic has a 6-meter cable for free movement. It has no battery required and can be powered directly by the cameras.

Moman MA6R is a wired Lavalier microphone of XLR connection. It has a great sensitivity of -30dB±1dB and max. SPL of 120dB to ensure a clear and crisp sound. It has a long audio cable of 6 meters for comfortable recording and live-streaming scenes, including vlogging, podcasting, interviewing, and so on. Here lists the most prominent characteristic of Moman MA6R.

  • Its 3-Pin XLR connector works with professional studios, such as mixers, recorders, various cameras, and camcorders.
  • Its 360° omnidirectional polar pattern enables it to capture sounds from all sides and reduce the unneeded noise, being ideal for group podcasting or recording.
  • It has no battery required, which means it saves the extra cost and the trouble of replacing the battery and charging it in time. It gets power from the shooting devices.

SYNCO S6M2 clip on microphone for podcasting and vlogging

SYNCO S6M2 inexpensive lavalier microphone can apply to podcasting, Youtube video making, online meetings and classes. ItS 3.5mm TRRS connection gurantees a wide usage range.

SYNCO S6M2 is a mini clip on mic for podcasting that can easily hide underneath your shirt for vlogging, interviewing, or online teaching.

  • It supports a real-time audio monitor thanks to the 3.5mm audio output port. Podcasters can attach a headset or earphone to it via the port, check the recording effects and make in-time adjustments.
  • Its 150Hz low-cut feature guarantees a clean voice without any low-frequency noise. When doing podcasting with SYNCO S6M2 indoors, it can filter the sound from air conditioners and avoid echoes. When it is outdoors, it can reduce the noise from traffic and other sources.
  • It has universal compatibility with kinds of recording devices thanks to the 3.5mm-6.3mm adapter. SYNCO S6M2 best omnidirectional microphone for the podcast can work with computers, smartphones, tablets, mixers, cameras, and camcorders that have adaptable input ports.

Three things to consider when buying a wired microphone

  • Audio quality: The mic is better to have noise reduction technology to provide sound with great clarity, like Moman MA6R and SYNCO S6ME. Even in a noisy open air, it should make sure to have a perfect broadcasting effect.
  • Cable length: Wireless microphones are certainly not as convenient as wireless ones, capable of transmitting to distances of several hundred meters. But we also need to be as comfortable as possible over a limited distance, and this depends on the cable length - the Moman MA6R, SYNCO S6M2, and S6E all come with 6-meter cables, while the SYNCO S8 has an 8-meter cable, which is more than enough for conferences.
  • Charging method: Moman MA6R is not needed for batteries because it can be powered directly from connected digital devices. SYNCO S6M2 has a 400mAh inbuilt battery that supports Type-C quick charging. And SYNCO S6E and S8 use CR1220 battery, which is unrechargeable and needs changes.

Best computer microphone for podcasting: USB mic down to $1

When we talk about podcasting microphones, we generally think of desktop USB mics. Not only are these inexpensive and high quality, but they're great for podcasters and streamers sitting at their computers. Below we'll be introducing the Moman EMP in detailed.

Moman desktop USB microphone for computer EMR, EMP, and EM1 are all feature high-quality audio effects for various applications. You can use it for game streaming, podcasting, Facebook live, and others.

Comparison table of Moman EMP and EM1 PC mics

 

Moman EMP

Moman EM1

Transducer

Electret Condenser

Electret Condenser

Polar Pattern

Cardioid

Cardioid

Frequency Response

20Hz-20KHz

20Hz-20KHz

Sensitivity

-45dB+3dB re 1Volt/Pascal

-45dB+3dB re 1Volt/Pascal

Output

Type-C

USB

 

Through the table above, we can know that looking at the parameters alone, there is not much difference between Moman EMP and EM1. But in fact, they each have their characteristics in more detailed functions and exterior design.

Moman EMP best budget USB microphone for podcasting with a mute button

Moman EMP budget PC podcasting microphone is now down to $1 in August flash sale! It is designed to have a mute button and supports real-time monitor.

Moman EMP is a plug-and-play microphone connected via a USB port. It provides high-quality sound for podcasting. It features a cardioid polar pattern for picking up human voices more directionally and purely. With the ideal frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz, it is perfect for your live streaming and podcasting.

  • It is designed to have a mute button for pausing at any time. With one simple press, you can take a pulse and talk at your own pace, or use it to deal with accidents that happen in the middle of the streaming.
  • Its OTG tech enables it to be used directly with your mobile devices like smartphones, pads, Mac computers, laptops, and so on. It has a Type-C output port for easier and more convenient insertion.

Cheap podcast microphone setup of hot shoe mount and on-camera mic

In addition to the wired lavalier and USB microphones, the Moman MA1 camera-mounted microphone for sale at 1 dollar is also available in the August Flashsale at the Moman PhotoGears Store. This kind of audio device can be fixed on a shooting device through a hot shoe mount like SYNCO SM5(US$0.95, Regular price$13.99).

Moman MA1 best budget podcast microphone adapts the cardioid polar pattern and features a condenser capsule. It can focus on the voice in front of it and isolate unwanted noise from aside. It is designed to have 3.5mm TRS and TRRS cables for both mobiles and pro devices like cameras and camcorders.

Moman MA1 is a best budget camera-mounted microphone. It is of the cardioid polar patten for clean and crisp sound, blocking the unwanted noise effectly.

You can install a wired camera microphone like Moman MA1 on the mount, or any other shotgun mic or the receiver of the wireless Lavalier type. Also, for better recording or live streaming results, we recommend buying a small LED light for clean and bright video effects.

Conclusion

The Moman Flash sale in 2023 August offers discounted prices that have never been available before. Many types of podcast microphones are as low as US$1, including wired lapel mic, USB PC mic, on-camera mic, and hot shoe mount. Hopefully, with this buyer guide, you can find the best budget condenser microphone for podcasting that meets your needs.

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