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Blue Microphones Nessie Adaptive USB Microphone
The latest microphone from Blue utilizes the company's newest technologies that enables users to create polished recordings instantly.

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Blue Microphones says its new Nessie USB microphone is a plug-and-play solution for Mac and PC users.
January 14, 2013 | by CI Staff

Within a short amount of time the California audio company Blue Microphones has built a large following of consumer level and professional recording loyalists.

The Skinny: During the recently completed Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the company debuted the new Nessie Adaptive USB Microphone, which it says allows a variety of users to make quality recordings instantly.

The Specs: Blue says the microphone supports users of all skill levels and their ability to create studio-quality recordings for desktop recordings of vocals, instruments, voice overs, podcasts and other applications. The microphone incorporates internal processing technologies, including equalization (EQ), “de-esser” and level controls designed to minimize the common problems associated with recording. The microphone features a studio-grade pop filter and shockmount designed to reduce rumbling and vibrations. The microphone also includes a custom-tuned condenser capsule that utilizes a cardioid pattern.

Solutions: The Nessie condenser microphone is plug-and-play with Macs and PCs. Blue says it can also be used with Apple’s iPad Camera Kit to support mobile recording applications.

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