If you're filming talking head videos or recording podcasts you can't do without a good microphone. This doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg, cause now you can get a complete kit from Sudotack that will only set you back $73.
The kit comes with a professional 192kHz/24Bit Studio Cardioid Condenser Mic, adjustable arm with clamp, wind screen and pop screen. The microphone connects with a USB cable, that is also included, straight to your computer.
I normally don't record videos with a microphone on screen, so I tested it with the microphone next to the camera so you couldn't see it. The sound quality was still great and even took out some of the echo that I was struggling with because of filming in a fairly empty space.
Close up to the microphone the sound was even better and the pop screen really makes a difference in the way the recording sounds.
The mic has a headphone jack in case you want to monitor you're recording. Just plug in your headphones and listen to the recording with zero latency.
The microphone only has one button and that is to mute it. So with one press of the button you can turn off the sound. Very handy for when you're using it for video calls or need to mute it during a podcast recording.
After using the ST-900 for over a month now on half a dozen videos, I can say I'm very happy with how easy it is to set up, how simple it is to operate and how surprised I was with how great the quality of the sound is. For $73 on Amazon this mic is a great addition to anybody's recording arsenal.
If you want to hear how the mic performs you can check the video below to see the test I did against some other microphones.