SOFTware Setup As there are so many different software packages that are compatible with the Yeti, we suggest consulting your software’s manual, user forums and technical help lines. With my guitar, using Guitar Rig, I would set the recording and playback to the audio interface, and everything works appropriately. Tell us about your experience with our site. Yes, Yeti is compatible with Vista, Windows 7and Windows 8! It seems strange that it picks up sound when I tap the mic, but not when I scream into it.

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Blue Snowflake Mic Problems

If you think of polar patterns as the shape of the area that a microphone “hears”, omnidirectional hears everything at equal volume from all angles in a degree sphere surrounding the micwhile cardioid only hears what’s right in front of it at full volume and other sounds at increasingly diminished volume as the sound source moves further away from the center of the mic audio techs call this off-axis. The first few frames show me tapping on the mic with my finger.

You should care, because one of blur most useful features bkue a microphone is the ability to control its pickup. Follow the steps below: Yeti derives its operating power from something called bus voltage, which is always present on your USB port. A side address microphone accepts sound from an angle perpendicular to the mic as opposed to a front address mic where you speak into the “end” of the microphone.


Simply plug the snowlfake into your Mac or PC and start down the path of your next project—no drivers required. We use cookies and similar technologies to run this website and help us understand how you use it.

I didn’t take a second screenshot, but when I disable everything else and start playing, I see no green on the Blue mic.

Okay, next issue among several in the recording realm for this guy. I had this same issue, but I quickly resolved it. Every Snowball mic delivers precisely what you need to get the most out of your projects. Hello all, I received a Blue Snowball USB mic please reserve your criticisms, I know this isn’t exactly quality, budget was the main factor here for Christmas this year intending to use it to start practicing home recording, mostly covers and scratch tracks for original material.

This is windows though, if you use mac there’s probably another way. Make sure Yeti is connected directly to your computer with the included USB cable. With cutting-edge capabilities and the looks to match, Snowball always comes through with flying colors. This setting picks up sound from the front, ideal for recording single-direction audio like solo instruments and podcasts. Cardioid or Omnidirectional Frequency Response: Go to Recording Devices.

Blue – Yeti Support

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From what I have read online, this was a good cheap mic, meaning that I should expect it to be a good sounding mic relative to other cheap mics, but obviously it is still a cheap mic. Johnny Gringo Replied on August 9, Do you think maybe it isn’t a driver issue, but maybe a hardware issue with the microphone itself? I notice that when I go to my sound, and look at the recording options, when I have the laptop mic enabled, I can see the little green response, like the picture below: Here’s what I tried and what I did to fix the issue: Will I run into a similar issues or is that actually a better route to go for just some hlue recordings?


Make sure the Mute button on the Yeti is solid red and not blinking, then press the Record button on Audacity. I am fairly confused here, so any additional input would be much appreciated. I will look into getting an adapter and tell what happens.

Blue – Snowball

Desk-Insert Bushing for Compass. Dealing with an especially loud sound source? How satisfied are you with this response? Like Carl, I’m not familiar with Reaper, but I don’t think that matters. Also check that the status light is snowflakr.