HyperX Press Solocast 1000x611 4
(Credit: HyperX)

HyperX is upping the ante in the budget home audio market, announcing the brand new SoloCast USB microphone.

Retailing for $59.99, the SoloCast is a condenser microphone that boasts a “Plug N Play” USB 2.0 connection along with a cardioid polar pattern. It also features a simple tap-to-mute sensor with an LED indicator.

A microphone for small spaces

With its advertised “Plug N Play,” the SoloCast should be expected to be used without the need to install any extra software. It will work right out of the box with a variety of software such as Discord, Teamspeak, OBS Studio, and more.

The included stand is adjustable to suit a variety of user setups. If users don’t want to use the proprietary stand, they can utilize the built-in mount adapter to attach it to a variety of ⅜ inch or ⅝ inch thread size mic stands and boom arms.

Power Supply 5V/100mA (USB)
Current 47mA
USB USB 2.0
Compatibilty

Windows 7 and Above
MacOS
PS4

Cable Length 2m
Weight Mic: 261g
Mic Stand: 125g
Total w/ cable: 429.9g
Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Sampling Rates 48kHz, 44.1kHz, 32kHz, 16kHz, 8kHz

“We are always looking for new ways to deliver an amazing user experience and expanding our USB microphone lineup with our new SoloCast brings a different option to streamers and content creators,” HyperX audio business manager Nate Almond said.

In addition to PC and Mac use, the SoloCast works with the PlayStation 4.

Hyperx Solocast 3 Tilted

The SoloCast mic stand allows for tilting in order to fit shorter spaces for users. (credit: HyperX)

Those interested in purchasing the HyperX Solocast can do so via the company’s website. The SoloCast joins HyperX’s growing catalog of microphones that includes the recently release QuadCast S with RGB lighting. But one thing to note, unlike other HyperX offerings, the SoloCast doesn’t include an internal pop filter, requiring you to purchase an external filter if need be.

*Note: All prices are in USD*

Mike Straw
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