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EM-Carbon

Premium USB Condenser Microphone

EM-Carbon

EM-Carbon is a premium USB condenser microphone that delivers the quality and versatility you need to take your sound to the big leagues. This feature rich mic is perfect for live streaming, podcasting, musicians, and more.

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CONNECT WITH YOUR AUDIENCE

CONNECT WITH YOUR AUDIENCE

How you sound matters, and getting professional-quality sound is easier than you might think. Whether you’re thinking of starting your own podcast, becoming the next big streamer, or even getting your music noticed on social media, a solid USB microphone like EM-Carbon will make all the difference. If you want to get that slick studio sound like your favorite YouTuber, Podcaster, Twitch streamer, you've come to the right place. 

  • Perfect for home studios, content creation, and live streaming
  • Legendary Onyx mic preamp circuitry provides crystal clear sound and ultra-low noise
  • Headphone output with mute and volume control
  • Built-in gain control
  • 5 selectable polar patterns
  • Included stand
  • Rugged construction for reliable performance
  • Plug and play operation
  • Waveform™ OEM software and plugin bundle included
  • Sample rate: 16-Bit / 48kHz

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The Mackie Carbon is a condenser microphone, meaning it’s attuned to more delicate sounds and picks up a wider range of frequencies than a dynamic mic. This makes it an excellent choice for musicians recording demos at home or streaming their performances live.

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Microphones - A Quick Rundown on polar patterns

A QUICK RUNDOWN ON POLAR PATTERNS

Hint: White arrows are where the humans are relative to the mic. Black arrows are secondary audio being picked up

Microphones - DB-100 DESKTOP BOOM

DB-100 DESKTOP BOOM

Complete your content creation battlestation with this snazzy desktop boom arm. Simply clamp it to your desk, attach the mic, run your cable with the included straps and boom, you're good to go. Easy to adjust and Built-Like-a-Tank, this is a must have accessory for your EM Series mic.

It's the perfect companion for (almost) all EM Series microphones!

  • EM-91CU
  • EM-91CU+
  • EM-USB
  • Carbon
  • EM-89D
  • EM-91C
Microphones - PF-100 POP SCREEN

PF-100 POP SCREEN

Perfectly placed pop screens permeate pleasant, popular, positive payoff. Got a bunch of spit on your screen yet?

The PF-100 is a no-brainer for recording or streaming dialogue, singing, and any other vocal activities. Just slide it over your mic and instantly reduce those nasty pops that sentences like the one above make happen. This keeps your audio much more even and consistent as well as protects your mic from all that saliva.

Use it with just about any EM series mic

  • EM-91CU
  • EM-91CU+
  • EM-USB
  • Carbon
  • Chromium
  • EM-91C

Full features

Professional Quality

  • Engineered for recording music, podcasts, live streams, and online content creation
  • Crystal clear vocals, instruments, and beyond will take your recordings to the next level
  • Legendary Onyx mic preamp circuitry provides crystal clear sound and ultra-low noise

5 selectable polar patterns

  • Stereo
  • Cardioid
  • Bi-directional (Figure 8)
  • Super-cardioid
  • Omni

USB-C Connectivity

  • Onboard USB interface plugs directly into your computer for fast, easy recording
  • Plug-and-play, no driver needed

Onboard Headphone Monitoring

  • Headphone output with independent volume control offers a convenient monitoring solution

Onboard Gain Control and Mute

  • Optimize the microphone’s output to your computer and/or DAW
  • Mute button allows you to switch off the mic while still hearing your computer’s output

Rugged construction

  • Built-like-a-tank™ reliability ensure consistent performance for years to come

Included Software

  • Waveform™ OEM professional software and plugin package included
  • The DAW Essentials™ Bundle for Waveform OEM includes 16 powerful plugins like Equaliser, Compressor, Reverber8, and Limiter
  • Sample rate: 16-Bit / 48kHz

Included accessories

  • Mic stand
  • USB-C cable

Product comparison

 
Product
Polar Pattern
Headphone Output
Gain Control
Boom/Stand Mounting
USB Connection
Additional I/O
 
 
EM-91CU
EM-91CU+
EM-USB
EM-Carbon
EM-USB Arctic White
Chromium
EM-USB Green Lightning
EM-91CU
EM-91CU+
EM-USB
EM-Carbon
EM-USB Arctic White
Chromium
EM-USB Green Lightning
Cardioid
Cardioid
Cardioid
5 Selectable
Cardioid
4 Selectable
Cardioid
-
Yes
Yes w/ Level control
Yes w/ Level control
Yes w/ Level control
Yes w/ Level and Blend control
Yes w/ Level control
-
Mute Switch
Yes
Yes w/ Onyx Preamp Circuitry
Yes
Yes w/ Onyx Preamp Circuitry
Yes
Via included shockmount
Via included shockmount
Via included mic clip
Via built-in standard threaded mount
Via included mic clip
Desktop only
Via included mic clip
USB 2.0 Type B
USB 2.0 Type B
USB-C
USB-C
USB-C
USB-C
USB-C
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-
-
-
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Stereo Aux and 1/4" Instrument
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