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The mini condenser microphones are actually REALLY good and on par with Yeti and other $100+ mics.


According to reviews that's a lowly electret microphone capsule ($1) in a big housing. For podcasting you want a directional microphone. In defense of electrets, they sound great, but pick up everything.

The shape of the microphone suggests it's a directional microphone (and if you read the reviews, people think it is directional). That's perhaps not a scam, but certainly deceptive.

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