Blue Microphones Nessie Adaptive USB Microphone
Blue Microphones Nessie Adaptive USB Microphone
The Nessie adaptive USB mic from Blue Microphones dramatically simplifies recording. Just plug Nessie into the USB port of your Mac and it automatically adapts to whatever you’re recording, whether it's vocals, instruments, or voiceovers. The mic applies professional studio processing and includes a built-in pop filter and shockmount, so you can capture beautifully finished sound—without the need for additional mixing or editing.
Professionally enhances audio for polished music demos, podcasts, interviews, YouTube broadcasts and more
Adaptive processing automatically smoothes and refines audio in real time
Built-in studio-grade pop filter and shockmount reduce harsh plosives and disruptive rumblings and vibrations
Three flexible modes optimized for richer vocals, more detailed instruments, or an option for raw audio for manual post-production
Zero-latency headphone monitoring to eliminate distracting delay
Headphone volume and instant mute located on the mic
Single custom-tuned cardioid condenser capsule
Serpentine adjustable head for flexible positioning
Easy plug-and-play via USB with both Mac and PC
Did you notice?
Compatible with iPad when you use the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately).
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Instantly create polished music demos, podcasts, interviews, and much more on your Mac.
What’s in the Box?
Blue Microphones Nessie adaptive USB mic
Frequency Response: 15 Hz to 22 kHz
Impedance: 16 ohms
Input Type: USB
Power: 100 mW
Height: 10 in./25.4 cm (In stand, home position)
Length: 3.75 in./9.52 cm (In stand, home position)
Width: 3.75 in./9.52 cm (In stand, home position)
Weight: 1.4 lb./0.64 kg (In stand)
Requirements Operating System: Mac OS v10.4.11 or later, Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
RAM: 64 MB of RAM, 64 MB of RAM
Mfr. Part Number: 836213002025
UPC or EAN No.: 836213002025
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Warranty: Two-year limited
Answers from the community
Can this be used with separate headphones like for Rosetta Stone?
- Asked by Wesley G from Mechanicsville
- on Dec 1, 2013
Yes, you can choose you mic-in and sound-out preferences in system preferences on mac.
- Written by Max M from toledo
- on May 28, 2015
oDoes it work with an iPhone 6 using the Lightning to USB adapter?
- Asked by Renard D from Raleigh
- on Jun 18, 2015
Does it work well for singing vocals?
No answers yet
- Asked by George T from New Haven
- on Jul 6, 2013
does this mic work with the ipad?
- Asked by Cass D from Sheridan
- on Jun 18, 2013
Yes - see the product description: "Compatible with iPad when you use the Apple iPad Camera Connecti Yes - see the product description: "Compatible with iPad when you use the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)." User the Camera Connection Kit adapter (30-pin or Lightning to USB) and plug in the Nessie to record on your iPad.
- Written by Jeff C from Kingston
- on Aug 26, 2013
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.1 or later.
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* Live Loops is available on iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPad (4th generation), or later devices.
** 32 tracks is available on iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, or later devices. Multi-track recording requires compatible third party audio interface.
*** Requires compatible third-party Audio Unit Extension instruments apps from the App Store.
**** Polyphonic aftertouch is available on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. …