Razer launched a new microphone aimed at users that do their own live streams and youtube videos, the new Seirēn Pro Digital Microphone with both analog XLR and digital USB connection. The XLR cable allows it to be plugged directly into mixing boards and cameras and users can chain together multiple microphones and instruments to the board with this XLR option for increased flexibility.
“With the success of YouTube, Twitch and the likes, there is a greater demand for high-fidelity recording equipment than ever before,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “Our second condenser microphone, the Razer Seirēn Pro, delivers what video game streamers are looking for and provides great value to YouTubers, musicians and anyone looking to capture sound clearly.”
If you wish to complete your setup, you can get optional accessories such as a shock mount and pop filter are also available to pair with the new microphone. It has four adjustable recording patterns, Cardioid, Stereo, Omni, and Bi-directional. The quick controls for pattern switching, headphone volume, and mic gain are conveniently placed and the built-in headphone amplifier should provide a zero latency output.
The microphone as a 24 bit, 192 kHz sample rate, three 14mm condenser capsules and a frequency response from 20Hz to 20KHz. The sensitivity is rated to 12.5mV/Pa and it has a max SPL of 120dB. The headphone amplifier supports up to 16 ohms at a power output of 130mW and a frequency response of 15Hz to 22kHz.
Razer’s new Seirēn Pro microphone won’t come cheap, but it does pack some nice features. The MSRP is set to $249.99 in the US and €299.99 in Europe. The shock mount and pop filter will each cost you an additional $49.99/€49.99 or you can buy it all in a complete bundle for $299.99 or €349.99. Availability is set for sometime this month and pre-orders can already be placed at Razerzone.com.