What Microphone Does PewDiePie Use: Everything You Need To Know

What microphone does PewDiePie use? It’s a very fundamental question that actually can help you in your video blogging dreams. After all, pewdiepie is one of the most successful video bloggers concerning net worth.

In today’s generation of technology, there have been many applications of microphones compared to previous generations. For example, in the 80s and 90s microphones were used in very conventional ways.

For example, it’s only common to use microphones for a studio recording of famous musicians, or if you’re into karaoke with your friends.

In the 21st century, however, there has been a surge of microphone uses thanks to the internet. Now, you have different platforms that require a good mic.

For example, there are many famous podcasts right now that are available on Itunes. There are social media platforms like Facebook that uses it too.

However, out of all these platforms mentioned, Youtube is probably the most famous out of them all. It’s a place where a lot of video bloggers get famous and make a living out of it. That’s why guys like PewDiePie makes use of the best equipment that suits their video blogging.

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Who Is PewDiePie?

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If you’re a parent, you might’ve heard PewDiePie from your kid already. Or if you’re a girlfriend, you’ve probably heard about PewDiePie’s games and equipment from your boyfriend. Either way, PewDiePie is one famous internet sensation from Youtube, mid to late 2000’s.

Felix Kjellberg or most commonly known as PewDiePie, is 27 year old from Sweden. He is mostly famous for reviewing different computer games and creating funny videos also categorized as vlogs (or video blogs for video blogging).

These witty videos usually tackle anything under the sun. May it be a spoof commentary on a controversial issue or reliving Hitler, PewDiePie’s got you.

However, more than just these game commentaries and vlogs, PewDiePie’s also got books. He has managed to publish two books: the PewDiePie Graphic Novel and the This Book Loves You.

What Microphone Does PewDiePie Use?

Now that you already know who PewDiePie is and what he does, you probably have searched him up already. With currently over 54 million subscribers on YouTube, we can safely say that PewDiePie is a successful internet sensation from Youtube even today.

A lot of you might be asking: How? Why? Aside from devoting a lot of time in reviewing games and creating funny, witty videos that discuss anything under the sun. PewDiePie also meticulously chooses the equipment he uses when creating and recording his videos.

Needless to say, his equipment are very expensive. From his gaming computer, headphones to his microphone and all. It is why his videos are of excellent quality. Both visually and audibly.

Ever want that perfect audio quality PewDiePie has in his videos? We will be listing down here some of the microphones PewDiePie has used for the past few years.

If you take the time to search him up on Youtube, you will see that PewDiePie is using a black receiver that comes with a stand. This microphone looks a lot different from the previous ones he has used. The microphone is the Rode NT1KIT Condenser Microphone.

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The Rode NT1KIT Condenser Microphone is a 20Hz to a 20kHz microphone. The whole set comes with an SMR shock mount and dust cover. Not only is it very durable and scratch resistant, but it also gives out smooth high frequencies and a warm, round bass.

It cancels out external vibrations which make it perfect for recordings, even in noisy places.

As for the other microphones he has used, they are the: Blue Microphones Spark Condenser Mic and the Neumann TLM 102 Condenser Microphone. PewDiePie particularly made mention of the Spark Condenser Mic with a pop filter in one of his videos, “Behind The Scenes of PewDiePie.”

Blue Microphones’ Spark Condenser Mic which features two modes and a noise elimination mechanism. What we have mentioned are the standard mode and the focus control/focus mode. However, PewDiePie also said that he finds the diaphragm a bit small for his liking.

As for the Neumann TLM 102 Condenser Mic, it comes in two finishes. One in nickel and one in matte black. Pewdiepie got it in nickel (though it looks silver-ish in some of his videos). The cardioid microphone comes with a large diaphragm and a very high maximum sound pressure level of 144 dB.

It can also give your vocals a slight boost above 6kHz. It gives you a very narrow frequency and a clear, defined bass range.

However, note that this does not include all of the microphones PewDiePie has used. He has also been using the built-in microphones that come with his headphones for some of his videos.

Basically…

To sum it up, a successful video blogger like PewDiePie uses the best microphones for his business. After all, if your livelihood is your voice and talking in general, then you’ll need to project it as clear as possible.

There’s a lot of negative comments in platforms like Youtube where netizens complain because a video blogger is using a bad mic.

That’s why it’s good to have an idea when it comes to the microphones that are employed by YouTube celebrities. However, understand that microphones aren’t the only important thing if you’re planning to start a video blog on Youtube.

There are a ton of other equipment that you must further check. For example, you’ll need a good video editor and a high-tech laptop too. Of course, a camera is another thing that’s important.

Summing things up, video blogging is a tough job to do despite it looking simple to fulfill. Sure, you’ll be just talking and doing funny things. But like serving food, you’ll need to understand your customer’s wants, and that sounds easier said than done.


With all that said, good luck in your Vlog journey! Finding a great mic is just one of the many beginnings for you!

Briana Renee
 

I am Briana Renee from Amsterdam. Currently, I am living in Los Angeles and has a recording studio. This site showcases of my skills. Furthermore, I am hoping that through this, I can help fellow musicians and enthusiasts like me to get the right audio components they need! Feel free to ask anything! I am just right here!

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