sound card

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Joined: 02/28/2010
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what sound card should i get for the best audio sound with my JamMate UFO USB Phantom Microphone

Razear's picture
Joined: 12/30/2008
Posts: 1127

The microphone connects via USB. Therefore, a sound card will not enhance the audio of the microphone since the chipset is built into the product itself.

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Joined: 09/12/2003
Posts: 1324

Correct. USB controlled devices have their own audio chipset and feed sound directly to the operating system as a finished wave form.

For analog mics, most sound cards all have essentially similar sound capture abilities, and you will see very little difference between on-board audio systems on inexpensive motherboards compared to high-end sound cards. Only going into the top end, cards with multi-ports and mixing capabilities, will you see any real difference, but these cards are intended to work with studio-grade microphone systems for high-end recording and broadcasting.

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