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Thoughts on this microphone configuration?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So I come to the forums today to ask if the microphone configuration I have in mind is good, or if I should change out some things to be more price efficient, better audio, etc. Basically, my old headset microphone configuration isn't very good, but I don't want to buy a new headset so I am thinking of getting an actual mic and a boom arm to keep it near me. The parts I had in mind were as follows:


 


Sennheiser E835 Microphone


http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-Dynamic-Cardioid-Vocal-Microphone/dp/B00006I5R7


 


Rode PSA1 Boom Arm


http://www.amazon.com/RODE-Swivel-Mount-Studio-Microphone/dp/B001D7UYBO


 


On Stage Foam Ball-Type Mic Windscreen


http://www.amazon.com/Stage-Foam-Ball-Type-Windscreen-Black/dp/B0002GXF8Q


 


..And finally, I'm thinking to add a Mixer to my setup in the way of the Alesis MultiMix 4


http://www.amazon.com/Alesis-MultiMix-USB-Four-Channel-Mixer/dp/B001T9O5VG


 


As you can tell, I don't have boat loads of money to be throwing around on this, so I tried to keep it within a reasonable price. I will be using this for Twitch streams and YouTube videos. If anyone has any suggestions or thoughts on this setup, please let me know.


 


Thanks for the help,


Matt


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I'd rather go with an SM58 for the same price


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Maybe this can help:

 

 

EDIT:

Oh wait, you probably already watched that due to your choices...

 

Yeah, that's what got me thinking about getting a new audio setup haha

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I'd say it looks pretty good, but I would suggest against that windscreen. The E835 had one built in to it (albeit, not a heavy duty one). If you want something to help against aspirated plosives (like when saying the letter p) then I would suggest a pop filter instead (it will sound better).


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