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      Blue Icicle XLR to USB Mic Converter/Mic Preamp (330275)
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A hassle-free way to get computer connected!

The Icicle XLR to USB Converter/Mic Preamp lets you easily connect your favorite microphone directly to your Mac or PC. The Blue Icicle performs dual functions as an XLR to USB adapter and a studio-quality microphone preamp. It features an analog gain control and also provides 48V phantom power for condenser microphones. The Icicle converter and preamp is the quick-and-easy way to perform digital recording, podcasting, and voice messaging. Includes 6ft. USB cable

Blue Icicle XLR to USB Mic Converter/Mic Preamp Features:

  • Works with Mac or PC computers
    No Special Drivers Required
    Studio Quality USB microphone preamp
    Supplies 48V phantom power for . condenser microphones
    Phantom power active light
    Fully balanced low noise analog front end
    Analog gain control


Blue Icicle XLR to USB Mic Converter/Mic Preamp Specifications:

  • Sample/Word: 44.1K/16 bit
    Power Consumption: 200mA (from USB bus)
    System Requirements:
    Macintosh: Mac OSX with USB 1.0 or 2.0 and 64 MB RAM (minimum)
    Windows: XP Home Edition, Professional or Vista with USB 1.0 or 2.0 and 64 MB RAM (minimum) (Not compatible with Windows 7)


Blue Icicle XLR to USB Mic Converter/Mic Preamp

One year parts and labor warranty.

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  • Accidental damage protection (new gear only)
  • Expedited Repair
  • Free Shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% Coverage for Commercial Use
  • Extended Return Period
  • Extended Price Protection
  • No Lemon Guarantee
  • Free Transfer of Coverage to a new owner
  • Repair Costs Covered for up to 3 years from date of purchase
  • Repairs Can Be Authorized Toll-Free by Phone or the via the web
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  • Awsome usb/preamp

    As reviewed by Vince on 3/28/2009

    This works really well as a preamp/connection for usb from your mic to your computer.I have made a few songs already and i have had no probs just had to set everything up and now i have basically a plug in play mic when ever i need it i just plug it in to my usb port and im good 2 go.

    18 of 18 people found this review helpful.
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  • I can record anywhere with my best microphones

    As reviewed by Phil Seymour on 6/2/2009

    I like using my Macbook to record in natural settings, but to use my good microphones, I had to have power for my mixer. Not anymore. The "Icicle", lets me use a quality condenser mic to add a vocal track in an canyon or cave with the natural echo I like for a particular song. I tried the USB microphones that are designed to plug into a computer, but the sound quality is very poor. They also have a pesky headphone feature that affects monitoring in a bad way. With the Icicle, I can plug in the appropriate mic for the recording circumstance, with phantom power if needed, anywhere I go. Perfect!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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  • Windows 7 Users Beware

    As reviewed by WILLAIM MANN on 1/2/2013

    I received the Blue Icicle as a gift and found myself frustrated as I attempted to use it. After a little research online I found that, despite the Bluemic.com website claiming that the icicle works with Windows 7, there are countless reviews and forums where people cannot get the icicle to work on it. The device claims to require a driver that does not exist and thus, it will not work. I've had no personal use of the device except through a Mac user I know and can only say that he seems to be satisfied with it. I'm posting this because I see 5 stars for a product review and no one has said anything about the fact that the device does not work on Windows 7.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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