Although many laptop computers and tablets have built-in microphones, the quality is often poor. For higher quality speech recording and analysis, we recommend using an external USB microphone. This type of microphone requires very little setup and provides consistent recording quality across different computers.

Sennheiser PC 8 USB Headset

The Sennheiser PC 8 USB headset is a convenient binaural PC headset microphone with simple Plug and Play installation. An in-line control lets you adjust volume and muting on-device, while a noise-canceling microphone cuts background noise. Features include:

  • Noise cancelling microphone
  • In-line volume/mute control
  • Plug and play via USB
  • Binaural version
  • Comfortable ear cushions
  • Excellent voice quality
  • Adjustable microphone
Sennheiser PC 8 USB Headset Microphone

Fifine K052 USB Desktop

The Fifine K052 cardioid condenser microphone is a USB Plug and Play device for instant setup. This gooseneck desktop microphone contains two flexible shaft sections that provide up to 12" (32.5cm) of hight and precise positioning. Additional features include:

  • Volume dial for quick adjustment
  • Mute button
  • LED light indicates on-off status
  • Two bendable sections provide good flexibility
  • Excellent noise isolating and voice focusing
  • Low profile anti-slide stand
  • 6.5ft long USB cable
  • Wide frequency response
Fifine K052 USB Desktop Microphone