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I’m not sure if you guys have noticed, but the streaming market has been growing almost daily. Amazon invested over a billion dollars in buying Twitch last fall and even Google is expanding and doing their own game streaming service. It’s popular with people watching obviously, but that expansion has also meant a lot of people have been streaming, including a lot of the members of our community. We have even been streaming our LAN events as well. Razer recognized this and introduced their own USB desktop microphone the Seiren and more recently they followed that up with the Seiren Pro. Both get a high quality microphone into streamers, artists, and gamers hands. The Pro model does have a few improvements like the built in XLR port for anyone who later wants to move from USB to a proper mixing setup. Well Razer isn’t the only company with microphones focused on streaming and podcasts, so today I’m going to take a look at the Seiren Pro and see what it’s all about.

Product Name: Razer Seiren Pro

Review Sample Provided by: Razer

Written by: Wes

Pictures by: Wes

Amazon Link: HERE

 

Specifications
Dimensions 4.7 x 4.8 x 11.8 inches
Weight 2.9 pounds
Built in Controls

-Pattern switching, headphone volume, and mic gain knobs

-High-pass filter button (filters below 100 Hz)

Microphone specifications
Connection Options XLR and USB
Power required / consumption 5V 500mA (USB)
Sample rate 192kHz
Bit rate 24bit
Capsules Three 14mm condenser capsules
Polar patterns Stereo, cardioid, omnidirectional, bidirectional
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz
Sensitivity 4.5mV/Pa (1kHz)
Max SPL 120dB
Headphone amplifier
Impedance > 16ohms
Power output (RMS) 130mW
Frequency response 15Hz – 22kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio 114dB

 

 

Posted: 29 Jul 2015 13:22 by L0rdG1gabyt3 #36890
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I use the regular Yeti at home, and it does play sound through the headphone port. You just have to change your default audio output to the microphone.
Its a shame that the razor does not do this.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 20:36 by garfi3ld #36803
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Today I take a look at Razer's new Seiren Pro microphone to see if going with a high end microphone is the right decision for everyone

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