Blue Snowball Microphone

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Summary.png A short description with instructions about the Blue Snowball microphone and its incredible usefulness
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Employees and Students
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Classroom technology and systems
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Derek Smith
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Using the Blue Snowball Microphone

We have deployed a Snowball microphone on a height-adjustable stand to most Hill classrooms and teachable indoor spaces.

The Snowball has two distinct uses:

  • as a vocal mic for video voice-overs, Zoom sessions, and other occasions where your voice needs to be upfront, clear and crisp;
  • as an omnidirectional mic for capturing class discussions.

On the back of the Snowball is a small switch found above the cable connection.

For our intended usage cases @ Riverdale, switch position 1 is for close vocals; position 3 for classroom & groups.

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For vocal use, position the microphone a bit lower than mouth level, either standing or sitting. A 16' USB cable connects the microphone to the Anker USB-C hub for use in class.

Read more about this technology on the Hybrid Classroom AV page.


Here is an image of the model we're using at RCS. It is glossy black in color, and sits on a floor mic stand with a weighted base. When the mic is active and has power, the red LED at the top is illuminated.


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