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Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone

 
4.8

(28 reviews)

SKU: BBLUEBIRD-P

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The Blue Bluebird is a quality, affordable solution for recording just about anything that makes a sound.

If you’re looking for a value priced large-diaphragm condenser microphone but are staggered by the choices — and these days there are tons of ’em — stop pulling your hair out and start tracking in rich, high fidelity. The Blue Bluebird is an affordable solution for recording vocals, acoustic guitars, drums, percussion, horns, piano, strings… just about anything that makes a sound. Don’t be fooled by its affordable price. This mic absolutely rocks (and sings) on so many sources.

The Blue Bluebird is set at a cardioid pattern and boasts discrete Class A circuitry, making it perfect for vocals, acoustic guitar and directional pointing at the source of an instrument’s sound. Its frequency response is on par with microphones costing much more, but you’d never know it from listening or from looking at it! The Bluebird is one helluva looker with the classic styling Blue Microphones are famous for.

The construction feels sturdy and should stand the test of time. It’s extremely quiet so don’t be afraid to put it up in even the most critical of recording situations. You’ll capture all of the details in full, broad style and start pondering about adding a second Bluebird to your arsenal for stereo recording.

Blue Microphones has put the Bluebird in a beautiful package that screams value. It comes packed in a classic wood case, has a specially-designed shockmount called the Birdnest and a Birdnest metal-mesh pop filter that fits right onto the microphone to help reduce plosives, S’s and such. Top it off with a certificate of authenticity and you’re holding a future classic in your hands. Now let it fly!

  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Class A discrete amplifier circuit
  • Blue’s famous cutting-edge design
  • Complete package, including shock mount and pop filter

Suggested Applications
Vocals, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Drums, Piano & Strings



Things You Will Get:

    Wood Box
    S3 Shock
    Custom pop filter

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Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone
 
4.9

(based on 28 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (24)
  • Versatile (21)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Durable (14)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (22)
  • Amateur recording (17)
  • Professional recording (17)
  • Outdoor events / games (6)
  • Performances (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (13), Professional musician (9)

Reviewed by 28 customers

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5.0

Good quality buy!

By 

from Hawaii

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile DJ
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

    This microphone is great. I chose it for the lower price and the quality you get out of it is definitely worth it! Definitely has the quality of a higher priced mic. Very versatile as it covers a wide range of frequencies. If you're looking for a somewhat all around mic this is it.

     
    5.0

    For under $1000.00, this is my favorite!

    By 

    from Indianapolis, IN

    About Me Professional Musician

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

      For under $1000.00, this is my favorite microphone. The price is great, but when it comes to what matters, it has it all. It is great on acoustic guitar, male and female vocals. I have used this in a bluegrass round situation for a live performance and it worked brilliantly. I can not understate how awesome this microphone is and will sing it's praises until the day I perish. You don't get what you pay for here, you get much, much more.

      "This is a real hands-on review from Jamie at Sam Ash Indy."

       
      5.0

      Cool & Blue

      By 

      from Cleveland, OH

      About Me Novice

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

        It should go without saying that anything Bluebird is going to work beautifully, but this microphone at this price stands out in the pack. Perfect for the home studio, this microphone works best at mid to high ranges and really brings out the best. This works well with both voice and most instruments. This is a perfect all-purpose microphone to have in your personal recording space.

        This is a hands-on review by Blake @ Sam Ash Cleveland

         
        5.0

        Great Sounding Recording mic by Blue!!

        By 

        from Orlando,fl

        About Me Professional Musician

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

          Great Professional mic by Blue!!
          Great for recording vocals and acoustic guitars.
          Sounds great and worth the price!!
          "This is a real hands on product review from Billy@ Sam Ash Orlando"

           
          4.0

          Awesome Mic For Serious Musicians.

          By 

          from Dallas

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

            The Bluebird is perfect for vocals and acoustic instruments. It's very versatile and well built with the quality that you would expect from Blue. It comes with a shock mount and pop filter. The Bluebird is a great affordable recording mic.
            I am Sam Ash reviewer in Dallas.

             
            5.0

            A great little bird from BLUE!

            By 

            from King of Prussia PA

            About Me Experienced

            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

              The Bluebird from BLUE Mics is a fantastic sounding condenser mic for the price. Recording artists looking for an affordable mic with professional sound quality should look no further than this. It can be used for vocals, acoustic instruments and many other studio micing applications. This is a real hands on product review from Ryan@ Sam Ash King of Prussia.

               
              5.0

              My Go-To studio mic

              By 

              from Edison, NJ

              Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

              The Bluebird is definitely one of my Go-To mics in the studio. Amazing tone and sound quality comes out of this. Worth well more than what it costs.

              This is a hands-on product review by Tamir @ Sam Ash Edison

               
              5.0

              The Do-It-All Workhorse Mic

              By 

              from Cleveland

              About Me Professional Musician

              Staff Reviewer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Mobile DJ
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

                The mic records everything great. Vocals, keys, guitars, drums and cymbals. Performs better than mics twice the price. This is where affordability meets versatility. Blue products are always top notch. I am a reviewer for Sam Ash Cleveland.

                 
                5.0

                HOMES STUDIO STANDARD

                By 

                from Cincinnati,OH

                About Me Experienced

                Staff Reviewer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

                  I found the sound of the bluebird spot on. It has a great warmth to any vocals and also serves as a nice room mic for certain applications. Again these seem to be a standard among all home studios. I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

                   
                  5.0

                  Very awesome microphone

                  By 

                  from Queens, NY

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Staff Reviewer

                  Comments about Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

                  The Blue Microphones Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone is a very awesome microphone. I would use this to record more high and medium tones than bassy stuff. Woodwinds ad shakers and other light percussion sound awesome on it. The pop filter is very useful too.

                  This is a real hands on product review from Scott @ Sam Ash Queens

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                  Microphone Type Large Diaphragm Condenser
                  Polar Pattern Cardioid
                  Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
                  Output Impedence 50 ohms
                  Dynamic Range (SPL) 138dB
                  Low Cut Filter N/A
                  Connector Type XLR
                  Self Noise 7dB
                  Pad N/A
                  Weight 1.05 lbs.
                  Dimensions 222mm x 45mm (L x W)
                  Manufacturer Number Bluebird
                  Warranty Info:

                  Bluebird Cardioid Condenser Microphone

                  The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.