Right now you can head on over to the HP online store and grab the HyperX SoloCast USB condenser microphone for a low price of $39.99. The deal includes free shipping. This is a mic that normally sells for around $60, and the next best price right now is $57 at Amazon. It has never dropped below $50 there or at other retailers, so today's sale is a great one.
You can actually save on the SoloCast in a different way at Best Buy. The mic normally costs $60, but you can get this Best Buy bundle that includes the SoloCast mic and the HyperX Cloud Core gaming headset for a grand total of $60. That headset is going for around $35 or more on its own, so it's like getting that value added on for free.
If you're a content creator of any kind, and that includes everything from making podcasts to streaming on Twitch or YouTube or your journey to be the next big TikTok star, then you need good audio. It should really be the first thing you do because no one wants to listen to bad audio. Of course, some super advanced professional setup is going to cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars. Might as well start with quality that you can get without breaking into a bank to pay for it.
The SoloCast doesn't just provide solid audio, it's also really easy to use. It is plug-and-play so all you have to do is hook it up via a USB port to get it working. That means it is compatible with a wide variety of platforms including gaming consoles and doesn't require drivers or software to use it.
It also uses a cardioid polar pattern for picking up audio, which means it'll focus on sounds directly in front of it while ignoring the sounds directly behind it. That includes noises like the clicking of your keyboard or your game coming through your TV. It really helps isolate your voice from other noises.
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.