Fifine K669 Condenser USB Microphone

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90 out of 100. Incorporating 3650+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$35
Fifine K669 Condenser USB Microphone

The Fifine K669 is a USB condenser microphone that comes with an adjustable tripod desk stand and a 6 ft. long USB cable.

A volume control on the body of the mic allows for on-the-fly volume changes.

Other features include a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz, and a max SPL of 130dB.

Applications

This microphone is made for recording vocals, podcasting, streaming and gaming voiceovers.

Features

It has a customized unidirectional capsule and a single knob for volume control.

Compatibility

USB Class Compliant. Compatible with Macintosh, Windows, Linux and other operating systems.

Specifications:

  • Type: Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Sampling Rate: 48kHz
  • Bit Depth: 16-bit
  • Maximum SPL: 30dB (at 1kHz≦1% T.H.D)
  • Power Requirements: 5V USB

Pros

At an affordable price, its metal construction is an excellent factor that gives it a sturdy and solid feel. Its tripod stand also lives up to these positive remarks when it comes to build quality. Many podcasting beginners find it quite easy to set-up with their PC or Mac. In terms of recording and monitoring, users found it to provide clear vocal recordings. Many users could not help but compare Fifine K669 favorably to other USB mics. And while it receives most of its good reviews from podcasters and gamers, singers and musicians have been chiming in with their good reports and recommendations. Sound quality and resistance to background noise are two of its most commended traits, while others are also happy that it doesn't look as cheap as its price.

Cons

It picks up noise when comes to handling or adjusting the microphone itself. It doesn't really bother most reviewers since they rarely touch it while recording. There were a few who had issues with the included stand's stability, while others were reporting getting unwanted noises while recording. The manufacturer noted that these noise issues may be because of outdated audio drivers. Having a built-in cable is an issue for some.

Overall

With its built-in volume control, good sound quality and build, the Fifine K669 is an affordable microphone that punches well above its weight. While it may not rival our top contenders, the low price makes it a great pick for those who are just starting out or as a backup for their more expensive mics.

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