New professional-grade microphone for game streamers announced by Razer

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The USB microphone features a built-in filter and limiter which not only provides “a richer, warmer vocal tone” but also reduces the need for additional equipment.

Razer had a pretty busy 2017 and this year looks like it’s also off to a busy start for the gaming hardware company. Razer’s latest product release is a professional-grade microphone for video game streamers — the Razer Seiren Elite. The USB microphone features a built-in filter and limiter which not only provides “a richer, warmer vocal tone” but also reduces the need for additional equipment.

“Most professional-grade microphones require additional recording equipment, like mixers and converters, that you need to get your sound onto your PC,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “The Razer Seiren Elite solves that problem, letting broadcasters focus on their content and letting the Seiren Elite handle their audio.”

The built-in filter removes fan noises and other similar low-frequency vibrations while the limiter automatically adjusts audio gains to keep recordings and streams balanced.

Key features of the Seiren Elite professional-grade microphone include:

  • Single Dynamic Capsule – For rich and warm vocal quality
  • Inbuilt High-Pass Filter – For ultra-clean recording signals
  • Digital/Analog Vocal Limiter – For zero distortion
  • 16-bit/48kHz Resolution – To optimize your stream
  • Zero Latency Monitoring – For zero audio lag
  • Flat Frequency Response Monitoring – For accurately reproduced sound
  • Microphone Specifications
    • Sample Rate: min 44.1kHz / max 48kHz
    • Bit Rate: 16bit
    • Capsule: Single Dynamic Capsule
    • Polar patterns: Cardioid
    • Frequency response: 50Hz-20kHz
    • Connectivity: USB only
    • Max SPL: 120dB
  • Headphone amplifier
    • Impedance: ≥ 16Ω
    • Power output (RMS): 85mW (at 16 Ω)
    • Flat Frequency Response: Yes
    • Zero-Latency Monitoring: Yes

The Razer Seiren Elite will retail for $199.99USD/€219.99 and is now available at Razerzone.com and at select retailers.

What do you think about the Razer Seiren Elite microphone? Do you use these larger mics in your gaming setup? Or do headphone mics work well enough? Curious what you all use for your gaming setups. Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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