10 Best Microphone For Audiobook Recording Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best microphone for audiobook recording that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good microphone for audiobook recordings, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 microphone for audiobook recording : Editor’s Pick

10 Best microphone for audiobook recording Reviews:

1. USB Microphone, TONOR Computer Cardioid Condenser PC Gaming Mic with Tripod Stand & Pop Filter for Streaming, Podcasting, Vocal Recording, Compatible with Laptop Desktop Windows Computer, TC-777

Features :

  • Plug and Play: With a USB 2.0 data port, the TC-777 is plug and play, no any additional driver is required. Ideal for conference, distance learning, streaming, chatting, podcasting, recording, Zoom, Skype, YouTube video, etc.
  • Cardioid Pickup Pattern: This mic has a cardioid pickup pattern that captures the clear, smooth and crisp sound in front of the microphone and suppresses unwanted background noise.
  • Easy to Install: Without any assembly, only need to unfold the three-legged stand directly and adjust the position of the pop filter, then it can be plug and play.
  • Versatility: The shock mount can be unscrewed and attached to a boom stand with 5/8” threaded insert directly. Note: If the threaded insert your stand comes with is 3/8”, then the 3/8” female to 5/8” male threaded screw adapter is needed (not included).
  • What You Get: 1 x Microphone with Power Cord(1.5m), 1 x Foldable Mic Tripod, 1 x Mini Shock Mount, 1 x Pop Filter and 1 x Manual. (Note: It is not compatible with Xbox.)

Additional Info :

Color Blue
Item Dimensions
Height 1.574803148
Width 1.968503935
Length 5.905511805
Weight 0.7605948039

2. USB Microphone, TKGOU Computer Condenser Recording Microphones.for PC,PS4,Laptop,Desktop,Tripod Stand,Pop Filter,Shock Mount. for Gaming,Streaming,Podcast,YouTube,Voice Over,Skype,Twitch,Plug&Play Mic

Features :

  • 【PLUG AND PLAY】 Simply plug it into any available USB port, select it as your input in your software settings, and you’re ready to create your own audio. Great for record music,computer singing or podcast. Easy to use and install on Mac or PC. (Note: Not compatible with Phones, Ipad and Xbox.)
  • 【Cardioid polar pattern 】usb condenser microphone for computer captures your voice properly,produce clear smooth and crisp sound without static noise.Great for gamers/streamers at isolating the sounds from the main source and separating them from any background noise.
  • 【Easy to Install & Versatility 】 – Without any assembly, only need to unfold the three-legged stand directly and adjust the position of the pop filter, then it can be plug and play. The shock mount can be unscrewed and attached to a boom stand with 5/8” threaded insert directly.
  • 【BRIGHT & CLEAR 】20Hz-20KHz- frequency response for brilliant and transparent sound–Extended frequency response is excellent for singing, speech and Voice over, Performed perfectly in reproduces sound, high quality mic ensure your exquisite sound reproduces on the internet. Double Layer Mesh Screen can demolish problematic plosives and avoid distortion to provide a clean and professional recording.
  • 【What You Get】1 x Microphone with Power Cord, 1 x Foldable Mic Tripod, 1 x Mini Shock Mount, 1 x Pop Filter, 1 x Manual and 1 x Service Card. If you meet with any quality problems while using this product, please contact us in time, we offer 30-day money back guarantee, 12-month limited product warranty and our 24 hours customer service.

Additional Info :

Color M799B
Item Dimensions
Weight 0.661386786

3. USB Microphone Kit 192KHZ/24BIT MAONO AU-A04T PC Condenser Podcast Streaming Cardioid Mic Plug & Play for Computer, YouTube, Gaming Recording

Features :

  • PROFESSIONAL SOUND CHIPSET 192kHz/24bit: This Condenser Microphone has been designed with professional sound chipset, which lets the USB microphone hold high resolution sampling rate. SAMPLING RATE: 192kHz/24bit!!! The smooth, flat frequency response of 30Hz-16kHz–Extended frequency response is excellent for singing, speech and Voice over, Performed perfectly in reproduces sound, high-quality mic ensure your exquisite sound reproduces on the internet
  • PLUG and PLAY: The microphone has USB 2.0 data port which is easy to connect with your computer and Linux operation system, and no need extra driver software, and no need for an external sound card. Double shielding USB cable reduces interference. That makes it easy to sound good on a podcast, livestream, video call, or most any other kind of recording
  • 16mm ELECTRET CONDENSER TRANSDUCER & MAGNET RING: With the 16mm electret condenser transducer, the USB microphone can give you a strong bass response. This professional condenser microphone picks up crystal clear audio. The magnet ring, on the USB microphone cable, has a strong anti-interference function, which makes you have a better feel
  • STABLE & PORTABLE DESIGN: Solidly built and stable on mics stand, which is metal housing all over, very solid. The newly designed stand let the microphone more stable and easy to adjust, which will give you a better experience
  • COMPATIBLE WITH ALL OS: For all Laptops, PC and Mobile phones. But if you want to connect with phone, you need an OTG adapter (not included). Strong output, no distortion, low power consumption. PACKING LIST: Maono USB mic + Shock Mount + Table stand+Pop filter+ Wind foam+USB-B to USB-A Cable

Additional Info :

Color A04T Condenser Microphone

4. Studio Recording Microphone, ZealSound Condenser Broadcast Microphone w/Stand Built-in Sound Card Echo Recording Karaoke Singing for Phone Computer PC Garageband Smule Live Stream & YouTube (Gold)

Features :

  • ♪【Plug and play & User-friendly】: Built-in 3.5mm jack recording microphone for Android phone iphone tab computer PC laptop that connects directly to 3.5mm port for record music, singing, live streaming or podcast. With Y-splitter compatible with most kinds of PCs and never cause loss in voice conversion like USB mics. (Notes: Macbook needs a USB sound card adapter not include)
  • ♪【Echo Function & Perfect for Vocals】: With VOLUME and ECHO slide button itself has a louder and more sensitive output range; Adjust your sound with professional built-in sound card mixer controller to reach a perfect voice, which would be powerful and charming enough when having online class, singing recording, voice cover, music making, voice recording, live streaming, Broadcasting or instruments recording, Interviews, Voice Recording, Video Conference, Singing over Internet, dubbing, Online C
  • ♪【Real-Time Earback Monitor】: 3.5mm stereo headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring! Which allows you to monitor the microphone input in realtime. Good for home studio, Home Karaoke, Gaming, Singing, Chatting, Smule, Garageband, Skype, Discord, Yahoo Recording, YouTube Recording, Google Voice Search, Zoom Meeting, Tiktok, Online Class and Live Stream.
  • ♪【Portable and Durable】: Metal Touch Design microphone with stable tripod stand and pop filter is convenient when you are doing voice overs or livestreams on YouTube. The microphone wind screen pop filter mask shield can ensure that your tracks are audible and easy to understand. And also it will make sure your audio loud and clear, and banish the dreaded hissing and lisping sounds.
  • ♪【Omnidirectional Pattern】: Omnidirectional pattern captures sound from 360°directions and provides excellent quality. It meets you use of recording interview,singing recording, presentation narration, video conference,online meetings for work.It is a good helper for YouTubers who need to make video, vlogging, record podcast, voice over, video commentary,singing,etc.

Additional Info :

Color Gold
Item Dimensions
Height 5.5118
Width 1.1811
Length 1.1811
Weight 0.446875

5. FIFINE Studio Condenser USB Microphone Computer PC Microphone Kit with Adjustable Scissor Arm Stand Shock Mount for Instruments Voice Overs Recording Podcasting YouTube Karaoke Gaming Streaming-T669

Features :

  • 🎤【USB Output】Enables simple setup. USB Microphone Kit provide a direct convenient plug-and-play connection to pc and laptop without any additional hardware for recording vocals, podcasts and Skype. It’s never been easier to get high-quality sound for your voice and computer-based audio recordings. (◆◆Incompatible with Xbox and Phones◆◆)
  • 🎤【Excellent Sound Quality】With rugged construction for durable performance, the vocal microphone offers a wide frequency response and handles high SPLs with ease. Ideal for project/home-studio applications. The cardioid condenser capsule offers crystal-clear audio for communicating, creating and recording. Comes ready to go with a desktop mic stand and 2.5M USB cable, you’re guaranteed to get great-sounding results.
  • 🎤【Durable Arm Set】Studio Microphone with versatile and sturdy broadcast suspension boom scissor arm gives you great tools for capturing your voice in a podcast or voiceover. The Double Pop Filter provides two layers of dissipation, removes the rush of air caused by vocal plosives, minimizing the popping sounds that can compromise your recording is great for studio as well as home use.
  • 🎤【Easy to Attach】The streaming microphone adjustable boom studio scissor Arm Stand features a heavy-duty combo mount that consists of a sturdy C-clamp and a detachable desktop mount. With 13″ fixed horizontal arm and offers a 30″ reach. The low-profile, table-hugging design allows on-air talent to perform without facial obstruction to record podcasts or make dubbing sounds for videos, use voice chat in online games or doing business on Skype.
  • 🎤【The Accessory Package Includes】The scissor arm stand is made out of all steel construction, sturdy and durable, a studio-grade shock mount, a double pop filter, premium 8.2′ USB cable, a microphone for podcast recording, a user manual and friendly Technical Support.

Additional Info :

Color black
Item Dimensions
Height 2.99212
Width 9.60628
Length 16.49603
Weight 1.543235834

6. Logitech for Creators Blue Yeti Nano USB Microphone for PC, Podcast, Gaming, Streaming, Studio, Computer Mic – Blackout

Features :

  • Legendary Blue broadcast sound: Yeti Nano features 2 custom mic capsules to give your voice exceptional presence and detail for professional-level recording and streaming
  • Blue VO!CE software: Elevate your streamings and recordings with clear broadcast vocal sound and entertain your audience with enhanced effects, advanced modulation and HD audio samples
  • Multiple pickup patterns: Cardioid and omni pickup patterns are optimal for pro recording and streaming, Zoom meetings, Twitch gaming, podcasting, YouTube videos, voice-overs and more
  • No-latency monitoring: Monitor your audio recordings with precision thanks to the onboard headphone output and volume control, ensuring great sound every time
  • Compact footprint and aesthetic: Yeti Nano USB condenser microphone fits on any desktop and looks great on camera, simply plug ‘n play on your Mac or PC and start recording instantly
  • Onboard controls: Quickly adjust headphone volume, mic mute and pickup pattern so you can focus on your performance and connect directly to your computer or laptop via the included USB cable

Additional Info :

Color Blackout
Item Dimensions
Height 8.37
Width 3.78
Length 4.29
Weight 1
Release Date 2019-09-02T00:00:01Z

7. Condenser Recording Microphone 3.5mm Plug and Play PC Microphone, Broadcast Microphone for Computer Desktop Laptop MAC Windows Online Chatting Podcast Skype YouTube Game

Features :

  • ♬【Please refer to the detailed installation video provided by the seller below the product image,3.5mm Plug and Play】- Easy to use,you can connect your phone or computer directly to a 3.5 mm jack with the cable. No additional converters needed, real plug and play.But if your headphone jack is not 3.5mm please add a converter into 3.5mm,then our micphone can be used to your device. 3.5mm cable compatible with most of devices such as PC, phone, Ipad, IOS and Android.
  • ♬【MINI Condenser Microphone】- The mic is specially designed for radio studios, dubbing, podcasting, recording, gaming, MSN, Skype and conference chatting. Compatibility is great, not only working on your PC, laptop or desktop system(fit for Mac,Windows 7,8,10, Vista, XP) , but also on your iPhone(not fit for iPhone 7), iPad and smartphone device. (Mac need connect the USB External Stereo Sound Adapter)
  • ♬【Perfect Sound Quality】- The pickup mode minimize background noise, isolated from the main sound source.Capture the sound from sources that are directly in front of the mic.100% restore your voice without any distortion,enjoy original voice and giving you the superior sound possible out of your vocal performances
  • ♬【Dual Layer Filter 】- Tabletop microphone mount comes with professional dual-layer acoustic filter to prevent from popping and improve vocal recording quality; adjustable distance between the mic and the filter.
  • ♬【Foldable and Adjustable Tripod】-Ultra-compact design for maximum portability keeps irmly, you can fix the microphone on the desk with the mini flexible head which is 180 degree rotatable; Folding type can carry it to everywhere, small and light, suitable for travel use, perfect for Musical Instruments, Broadcasting, Podcasting, Interviews, Voice Recording, Video Conference, Singing, Online Chatting such as Facebook, MSN, Skype,Youtube.
  • Please refer to the detailed installation video provided by the seller below the product image

Additional Info :

Color black

8. USB Microphone,FIFINE Metal Condenser Recording Microphone for Laptop MAC or Windows Cardioid Studio Recording Vocals, Voice Overs,Streaming Broadcast and YouTube Videos-K669B

Features :

  • Plug and play USB recording microphone with 5.9-Foot USB Cable included for computer PC laptop that connects directly to USB port for record music, computer singing or podcast. Easy to use and install. (◆◆Incompatible with Xbox and Phones◆◆)
  • Solid sturdy metal construction design computer microphone with stable tripod stand is convenient when you are doing voice overs or livestreams on YouTube.
  • Gaming mic for PS4 with additional volume knob itself has a louder output and is more sensitive, your voice would be heard well enough when gaming, skyping or voice recording.
  • USB-powered design condenser microphone for recording no need the 48v Phantom power supply, work well with Cortana, Discord, voice chat and voice recognition.
  • Cardioid gaming microphone for pc captures your voice properly, produce clear smooth and crisp sound without static noise. Great gift for gamers/streamers/youtubers at isolating the sounds from the main source and separating them from any background noise. Does the job well for streaming broadcast ,OBS and teamspeak.
  • Applications – For Discord OBS Teamspeak Twitch. Amazing mic with Zoom Webex Amazon Chime. Great for Audacity. Kindly remind that you need to disable the sound activated recording function of the application (like “Automatically adjust volume” of Zoom) if you do not want your recording volume to decrease or jump around.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 7.28345
Width 2.59842
Length 4.88188
Weight 0.881849048

9. Logitech for Creators Blue Snowball USB Microphone for PC, Gaming, Podcast, Streaming, Studio, Computer Mic – Brushed Aluminum

Features :

  • Legendary Blue broadcast sound: 2-capsule design gives your voice exceptional presence and detail for professional-level recording so you can elevate your YouTube videos, Twitch streaming and more
  • Multiple pickup patterns: The USB microphone features a cardioid pattern for recording and streaming, and omnidirectional which puts you “in the room” for conference calls on Zoom, Skype and more
  • Stylish retro design: Record or stream in style with a classic recording equipment design that looks great on your desktop and on camera; available in 3 bold colors
  • #1 Premium USB microphone brand: Based on independent sales data (April ’19 – March ’20) of PC microphones in both units and dollars in the US and Canada
  • -10 dB Pad: Maintains professional audio quality and keeps Snowball sounding clean and distortion-free on louder voices and instruments for everything from voiceovers to podcasts to singing
  • Adjustable desktop stand: Allows you to position the condenser microphone in relation to the sound source, improving sound quality and saving space on your desktop for the optimal broadcast setup
  • Blue Sherpa companion app: Fine-tune your sound with deep control of Snowball; manage mic gain, polar patterns and more right from your desktop on Windows or Mac
  • Plug ‘n play: Start recording quickly and easily with driver-free operation on your Mac or PC computer or laptop so you can stream gaming, join Zoom meetings and record podcasts right away

Additional Info :

Color Brushed Aluminum
Item Dimensions
Height 10
Width 7.875
Length 4.875
Weight 0.000220462262
Release Date 2009-12-02T00:00:01Z

10. Microphone with Studio Headphone Set 192kHz/24bit MAONO Vocal Condenser Cardioid Podcast Mic Compatible with Mac and Windows, YouTube, Gaming, Live Streaming, Voice-Over (AU-A04H)

Features :

  • 【Professional Sound Chipset 192kHz/24bit】This Condenser Microphone has been designed with a professional sound chipset, which lets the USB microphone hold a high-resolution sampling rate. SAMPLING RATE: 192kHz/24bit!!! The smooth, flat frequency response of 30Hz-16kHz–Extended frequency response is excellent for singing, speech, and Voice-over, Performed perfectly in reproduces sound, high-quality mic ensure your exquisite sound reproduces on the internet
  • 【Plug and Play Condenser Microphone】 The microphone has a USB 2.0 data port which is easy to connect with your computer and Linux operation system, and no need for extra driver software, and no need for an external sound card. Double shielding USB cable reduces interference. That makes it easy to sound good on a podcast, Live stream, video call, or most any other kind of recording
  • 【16mm Electret Condenser Transducer & Magnet Ring】 With the 16mm electret condenser transducer, the USB microphone can give you a strong bass response. This professional condenser microphone picks up crystal clear audio. The magnet ring, on the USB microphone cable, has a strong anti-interference function, which makes you have a better feel
  • 【 Equipped with Studio Headphones 】Proprietary 50mm large-aperture drivers and deep, accurate bass response bring you a treat of your ear. Advanced active noise reduction technology makes you focus on what you want to hear. Foldable, flexible, and skin texture design, more durability, and comfort
  • 【Wide Compatibility And Multi-Purpose】3.5mm jack for pc, laptop, smartphone, tablet, iPad and includes 6.35mm adapter for mixer, phantom power, etc. Besides monitoring, also perfect for gaming, music
  • 【Ergonomic Design】Comfortable to Wear: The soft earmuffs and circumaural design contours around the ears make the sound isolation of the headphones good, reduce external interference, and have good breathability. You won’t feel tired for a long time wearing it. The headband made of PC + Abs delivers more durability, comfort, and lightweight. The foldable design is for saving space in your bags
  • 【Single-Side Monitoring】90-degree swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring. Foldable and stretchable headband to fit your head and 180-degree swiveling earcups for easy one-ear monitoring. You just need to adjust the headband to your desired and comfortable angle. Also, a 9.8ft coil retractable headphone cable gives you more movable space
  • 【Package List And Warranty】 Wired Headphones+Condenser Mic + Adjustable Scissor Arm Stand + Metal Shock Mount + Pop Filter + Foam Mic Windscreen + Table Mounting Clamp + USB-B to USB-A Cable+3.5mm to 6.35mm Adapter. MAONO products provide a 12-Month warranty to ensure a better shopping experience

Additional Info :

Color Microphone Kit

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select microphone for audiobook recording

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to microphone for audiobook recording, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best microphone for audiobook recording for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their microphone for audiobook recording!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to microphone for audiobook recording. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a microphone for audiobook recording, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a microphone for audiobook recording that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the microphone for audiobook recording and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their microphone for audiobook recording online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online microphone for audiobook recording the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the microphone for audiobook recording for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online microphone for audiobook recording are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of microphone for audiobook recording

Before even thinking about all the different microphone for audiobook recording available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these microphone for audiobook recordings will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these microphone for audiobook recording will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer microphone for audiobook recording every few months. This is because they know that people want the better microphone for audiobook recording. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good microphone for audiobook recording tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.