Choosing a Microphone: Good, Low-Cost Sound for Online Video Conversations


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You have a webcam, either built into your laptop or on top of your monitor. You are producing recorded online video chats using tools like Zoom or possibly Skype + Evaer. Or maybe you are using online videoconferencing for business meetings, wherein your professional demeanor carries weight. One way or another, you’re aware of the importance of showing yourself to best advantage.

But in your online conversations, what are you using for sound? The microphone built into your webcam or laptop? That can leave your voice sounding muddy, rather than clear and easy to understand. We need a better microphone for online video conversations, and a nice pair of headphones might be good, too. So let’s choose the best affordable sound choices available today.

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