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SoundTech's LightSnake USB Microphone cable is really a "sound card in a cable" and digital music recording has never been easier. Just plug in your microphone and start recording in CD quality. You can start your own music production straight out of the package. The cable is an XLR microphone to USB cable which is ideal for vocal recording or podcasting.

An embedded 16 Bit Analog to Digital converter with audio signal boost ensures extremely low audio loss and 48/44.1 KHz Sampling Rate provides you with high audio quality while recording. The HSDL (Host Side Data Loss) Noise Reduction function prevents any unwanted noise when converting the audio signal to digital format and saving to your computer.

The LightSnake cable features SoundTech's patented "Live when Lit" technology cable ends that glow when connected properly and flash indicating when sound is being transmitted. The simplicity of these cables and their price point make the digital recording arena accessible to every one.

The audio cable is packaged with a DVD that contains 30 day trail versions of all of Sony Media Software titles, including Sound Forge, Acid, Vegas , etc. This addition makes the cable a complete solution right out of the box. Mac users are not left out as GarageBand recording software is on every new Macintosh sold.

This is a true USB plug-n-play connection. No additional drivers are needed for the following operating systems — Win 98 SE / Win ME / Win 2000 /Win XP and Mac OS9 / OS X. An ASIO driver is forthcoming for recording software that implements this technology.

LightSnake USB Microphone cable Features:

  • LightSnake XLR to USB Cable
    User Guide
    PC driver CD
    Sony Media 30 day Demo DVD


LightSnake USB Microphone cable Specifications:

  • Resolution: 16 bit 48/44.1Khz
    THD + N (-3dBr): -76.1 dB
    SNR: 83.1 dB
    Dynamic Range: 81.6 dB
    Input impedance: 1M Ohms
    Frequency Response 48KHz: 20 - 19.2K Hz
    Signal Input Range: 0 - 2.88 Vpp
    Signal Boost Gain: +20 dB

    System Requirements:
    PC with Windows 98/SE, ME, 2000 or XP
    Mac OS 9.0.4 or higher
    Computer with USB port


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  • NOT for recording a song.

    As reviewed by Bret on 7/7/2011

    I bought this hoping to record some demo songs with my band. It was really easy to hook up and start using, and the sound quality was good. But, upon playing with a metronome, my guitar's sound was ALWAYS behind the click. At first I thought it was maybe my mixer slowing everything down, but I plugged it directly into a microphone and everything was still slow. It's impossible to record a good sounding song with such a latency problem. In short, you should not buy this if you want to record a song. It could work fine for podcasting, where latency does not really matter, but they should not advertise this as a music recording device.

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  • LightSnake USB XLR

    As reviewed by Ed on 11/21/2010

    Good cable, but most computers will have digital interference with normal operation. Since there is no variable latency there's also no remedy for this problem. Unless you have a high class, professional audio computer, buy something else. There are other, better digital interfaces out there for even less than this.

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  • Great product so far

    As reviewed by Trent Baughn on 5/3/2010

    I purchased this product to resolve an issue which a non-functioning sound card/mic input jack that I have been trying to fix for weeks. It worked. Just plug it in and it works. I haven't had time to lay down any meaningful tracks, but the sound quality on a few test tracks seems good. I'm using it with Guitar Tracks Pro.

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