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I purchased this product to use for recording audio trainings for my health program, and it works perfectly. The sound is clear and crisp - so much better than speaking into my headphones like I used to do! It's easy to use as you just plug it into your laptop, do a quick installation and you're ready to go. The size of the microphone is good too as it easily fits on your desk, and it's easy to just pop in a desk drawer to store.
The size of the mic is great, it looks nice, and the stand is very nice. Audio quality is really good especially when you tweak it a bit in post. I've included some sample audio without and then with noise removal. I'll most likely be switching from a blue spark and audio interface to just this as the audio is good enough and I don't want to deal with so many cables anymore.
Both microphones were refurbished. Poorly, might I add.
When the first one arrived I could tell that it was refurbished. There was hair BENEATH the sticker and it was very poorly placed NEXT TO the one that was removed, how could I tell? I could still see the residue the original left. Once I took it out of the packaging, the mic was scuffed. It worked for about a second before the software BLUE TELL YOU TO DOWNLOAD! stated it needed to update the mic before I could use the software. The update failed as it couldn't connect to the server and instead of restoring the mic out of update mode it BRICKED it. Making it useless.
Okay at this point you might be thinking that it was a faulty mic. I did too, Amazon's lovely tech support sent a replacement.
AGAIN it was a poor refurbish job. Skipping forward. I plugged the mic in, Blue Sherpa told me that it needed to update the mic and BOOM same again IT BRICKED THIS MIC AS WELL. My advice to anyone would be to go with anyone else, literally anyone other than Blue. On another note, I attempted to contact them for support and they just ignored me. I even called them (They only have a US number by the way.) and they refused to help, they said to just get a refund.
Amazon to the rescue again and offered to refund me as soon as they receive the mic.
I also have pictures of the packaging that I can provide, if anyone wants to see how bad they are at packing.
TL:DR DON'T buy Blue products, DON'T try and contact Blue tech support, BUY any other mic that is not from Blue. Blue clearly don't care about the product or the customer.