Is your blue snowball mic sounding quiet? Can’t get the perfect sound quality out of it? Do you want to know how to make your blue snowball sound better? Read our article!
Blue snowball mic is one of the best-rated mics you will find in the market. Due to its unique shape and advanced capsule technology it can deliver high-quality sound. It has multiple patterns and has a basic plug-in connection which makes it convenient to stream and record your music or conversations. Despite all its amazing features, you will get it at an affordable price.
However, just like all other electronic gadgets people face problems in their blue snowball from time to time. It may be a jerk in the recording, or it may fail to pick up your voice and few other audio issues which may become a problem in the neck. To help you, we have listed down in our article all the ways how you can make blue snowball sound better. Check our article!
How to make snowball pick up voice conversations better
Many of you may have faced problems with your snowball where it did not pick up conversations or audio properly. It also records audio halfway through and has a long pause till you hear your voice again. Sometimes the best way to solve these problems in your mic is by disabling all your audio devices and reconnecting your mic again.
Steps to disable your audio devices and reconnect your snowball
- Disconnect your blue snowball mic from any USB cable that is connected to it.
- Go to our start button, then click on the device manager.
- Next, find the arrow situated next to the Audio input and output option and click on it. Right-click to disable your blue snowball mic by pressing on ‘disable device’ and restart your PC.
- Do not activate previously disabled devices and connect your blue snowball to any of the USB jacks in your PC.
- Try and record something, this should fix any glitches that were in your mic and help fix it.
How to make your Blue snowball produce crystal clear quality sound
You will be needing two devices: VB audio Virtual cable and a VB audio ‘voicemeeter’ to make your snowball sound like a pro mic. After downloading both of them, install them. You might have to reboot your system to finalize your installation. Head over to your ‘voicemeeter’ software and click on hardware input.
Select your blue snowball mic and click on it. You will also see the A1 button on top, click on it and select the VB audio virtual cable. Now as you speak you will notice the bars moving up and down in your ‘voicemeeter’ app. This indicates the ‘voicemeeter’ is working on your sound to improve it. Keep the ‘voicemeeter’ settings as default. On the top left, you will see a box with ‘fx echo’ written in the middle. You will also see an orange block.
You can change the position of the orange block to change how your voice sound quality. If you want your recordings to sound like a podcast, or you want more bass in your sounds you can do that by changing the position of the orange block. Always make sure to record all your audio while keeping the ‘voicemeeter’ app on your screen.
Prevent background noise and make your blue snowball sound better
If you are having troubles with background noises in your blue snowball user try setting your mics correctly and placing them close to your mouth. Sometimes the mics are far away from your mouth and do not capture your words clearly. Always choose between OMNI or CARDIOID option.
Also, use sound filters, they help to eliminate background noises and improves your recording’s quality. If you have tried all these, and yet background noises are still creating a problem then it’s time you use software to handle the problem.
Use Noise Cancelling Plugins and Software & Plugins
Noise cancelling software is developed specifically to eliminate background noises in recordings. They are highly efficient in getting even the slightest echo or wind noise out from your recordings. Adobe Audition is a great tool for reducing any background noise manually.
It comes with many plugins which effectively help to make your blue snowball sound better and clearer. Adaptive noise reduction, Automatic Phase correction, DeHummer, Automatic click remover is some of the best-reviewed plugins to improve sound quality in Adobe.
ProTools is software to eliminate noises while your blue snowball records sound. It has multiple plugins and handy features to make your snowball’s recordings sound professional. However, it is a bit expensive compared to the others.
- L. Studios is the software musicians use to reduce background noise. Its amazing features and plugins helps record, edit, and mix sound much easily. You can record with your blue snowball and make it sound better.
Update your drivers
It is not always your blue snowball mic that is causing the problem; it can also be your driver’s. Try updating your drivers or reinstall them again on your PC. Try running a PC scan with your restore repair tool to find security problems.
After the scan is done your PC will automatically fix your damaged files and freshen up your devices. Always keep an eye on updates for your drivers. You can use Drivefix to install updates automatically for your drivers.
How to make your blue snowball sound louder?
Behind your blue snowball mic, you will notice a switch that says “omnidirection /cardioid” turn it on. You can also try going to your audio settings on your window’s Realtek settings to upgrade or enhance the mic boost to + 10/20Db. This should help to increase your mic’s volume.
We recommend you record using the ‘voicemeeter’ software. If you want to make your blue snowball sound better and produce great sound there is no better way to do it. Always remember sound quality is important in laying an impression on people.
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