What microphone best for reaction video?

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For reaction videos? I'm assuming it'll be a sit-down and watch kind of videos (I mean, how else do you do a reaction video other than standing out in the cold in Norway?).

I'd recommend the Rode mics like the Podcaster/Procaster, the NT1, or the NT-USB. On the cheaper side, I'd recommend an AT2020 or a Blue Snowball (but not a Yeti lol).

Just found a good video with the Snowball and how to tweak it to make it sound better:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfWOOahu2xU
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For reaction videos? I'm assuming it'll be a sit-down and watch kind of videos (I mean, how else do you do a reaction video other than standing out in the cold in Norway?).

I'd recommend the Rode mics like the Podcaster/Procaster, the NT1, or the NT-USB. On the cheaper side, I'd recommend an AT2020 or a Blue Snowball (but not a Yeti lol).

Just found a good video with the Snowball and how to tweak it to make it sound better:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfWOOahu2xU
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A great option. Also depending if your camera, you could use a lav mic which could connect directly to your camera a lot options! :)
 

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Sure do! Here is his Squarespace page: https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/

Here's the Curtis Judd Review:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUgsFG49vts


The easiest way to get these in Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Giant-Squid-Omnidirectional-Mono-Microphone/dp/B00HWMG44U (Not an affiliate link)

Interesting story behind these microphones. This guy made these in his basement for years. I think he cobbled together various components from toys and actually built a very good microphone for little money. They are mass produced now, but you get the same quality because it's a very cost-effective microphone from a manufacturing standpoint.
 

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Sure do! Here is his Squarespace page: https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/

Here's the Curtis Judd Review:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUgsFG49vts


The easiest way to get these in Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Giant-Squid-Omnidirectional-Mono-Microphone/dp/B00HWMG44U (Not an affiliate link)

Interesting story behind these microphones. This guy made these in his basement for years. I think he cobbled together various components from toys and actually built a very good microphone for little money. They are mass produced now, but you get the same quality because it's a very cost-effective microphone from a manufacturing standpoint.
That's an amazing story and super cool to see! Creators just creating, love it!