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Genius MIC-01A Multimedia Microphone - Black

  • 100Hz-11KHz
  • 3.5mm Connector
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MIC-01A is the most popular desktop multimedia microphone from Genius in a brand new package. The omni-directional microphone is perfect for Internet chatting and meetings because of its clear sound. The stand and universal directional boom provide convenience for all desktop PC’s. Installing MIC-01A is simply a matter of plugging it in to the audio jack. The plug-and play function makes it easy for PC and notebook installation. A 3.0-meter long cable is long enough to connect to a PC or a recording device.


Learn more about the Genius MIC-01A

Model

Brand
Genius
Model
MIC-01A

SPEC

Color
Black
Connector
3.5mm
Microphone Sensitivity
-60dB
Microphone Impedance
~2K ohm
Microphone Frequency Response
100Hz-11KHz

Features

Features
Allows for Internet conversation, voice presentation or recording anytime anywhere, 360° Rotatable

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
2 years limited
Labor
2 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • David P.
  • 6/20/2014 11:20:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsMic came not working

Pros: Small

Cons: I just got the mic today and plugged it in. It had alot of static when I plugged it in, but now it won't pick up my voice or any sound, its completely silent except when I unplug and plug it in.

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  • Jason M.
  • 3/17/2014 7:24:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSave yourself the hassle...

Pros: It's black and came with an adjustable stand.

Cons: Being a desktop microphone, one would assume that you would be able to place it within about a foot or two of the user, point it towards the sound of their voice and it should work just fine. But the unfortunate truth is that the mic worked but only if it was in your mouth. No, that's not a joke at all; it would simply not pick up my voice unless the thing was between my lips or I was shouting. On top of that, the cord was short. The sound quality was just like the physical quality; garbage.

Other Thoughts: You get what you pay for. I made the mistake when I figured I would get a cheaply built product that worked somewhat decently and would last at least a couple months before it just died. Too bad I only had it for 2 days before I RMA'd it for product dissatisfaction. And the only reason I RMA'd it was because I have Premier and I get free return shipping and no restock fee. Otherwise, I would have thrown it in the trash. Some final words of advice; If you have the sudden urge to spend $8 on this piece of junk, do yourself a favor and light the bills on fire. You'll have more satisfaction watching flames than you will using this so called "microphone."

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  • Christine C.
  • 11/23/2013 7:43:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCame broken.

Pros: None

Cons: Slow shipping, came broken. Plugged it in, had to have it practivally inside of my mouth to even show one bar of voice coming out of it when trying to configure it.

Other Thoughts: I'm annoyed this took 10 days to get to me and once it did, it didn't work.

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  • Christian C.
  • 10/12/2013 11:44:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Mic!

Pros: Sold mic for the price. Buy this mic if you're on a budget.

Cons: The only problem I had was the shipping. The mic box that it was in, was all cut up and broken when I got it, BUT the mic still worked so that's not a biggie.

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  • Sean K.
  • 8/2/2010 7:00:54 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsbroken

Pros: price and shipping

Cons: doesn't work at arrival

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/31/2010 1:49:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks

Pros: Works right out of the package, not the best mic ever but for the price the job gets done

Cons: none yet

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  • christopher k.
  • 7/23/2010 10:36:18 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice for the $$

Pros: Picks up at a reasonable distance. Easily moved and adjusted and won't get off balance. It's darn cheap!

Cons: It isn't free?

Other Thoughts: I use this for Skype and have had no issues with it whatsoever. It seems to work just fine!

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/1/2010 8:07:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsCheap, Adequate

Pros: Very inexpensive, doesn't sit on my head

Cons: Flimsy plastic, poor quality, not great reception

Other Thoughts: It works at the bare minimum, but nothing more.

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  • Devin R.
  • 7/1/2010 10:53:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Value

Pros: Extremely cheap, decent quality, overall great value.

Cons: None, considering the price.

Other Thoughts: Gets the job done.

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  • Christian S.
  • 5/18/2010 11:58:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDidnt fully test it

Pros: Mainly used by my mom for Rosetta Stone. No other purpose.
It was useful and it work

Cons: This is not your conversation/recording/Ventrilo mic. You can get a better one for much better quality and much more money of course

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