If you are someone who regularly tunes in to YouTube and Twitch streams, the chances are that you are using a hyperx quadcast s microphone. These RGD colored accessories combine aesthetics with excellent audio recording features to match the Blue Yeti.
HyperX QuadCast S Specs
Condensers – 3
Connection type – USB-C to USB-A
Polar Patterns- Cardioid, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional, and stereo
Size – 10x 5×5 inches with stand; 8.5x5x5 inches without stand
Cable length – 9.8 feet
Weight – 1.6 pounds including stand, cable, and shock mount
The overall microphone aesthetics in the QuadCast S model is slightly upgraded compared to the QuadCast and is suitable for a gaming setup. One will love the sound quality, reliable build, and features such as pop filter, built-in shock mount, and tap to mute, which makes it worthy as one of the best gaming microphones.
Hyperx quadcast s review: Price and availability
The HyperX QuadCast S is priced at $159 and is available on HyperX. It is almost $30 more expensive than the Blue Yeti. The cost seems justified if one considers the additional features like a built-in shock mount and pop filter. The HyperX QuadCast cheaper option of $130 is for those unwilling to pay extra as the specs for the two versions are almost identical.
HyperX QuadCast S – Design
The RGB lighting system boosts the aesthetics of the microphone, which resembles a lava lamp. Adding an internal pop filter and anti-vibration shock mount saves users from speeding extra on these accessories. Setting up the hyperx quadcast rgb is easy, and one has to attach the microphone to the stand and connect it to the PC using a USB cable.
Another feature is the simple tap to a mute button on the microphone top, which can help you during live video and gaming sessions. The RGB lighting and LED indicator also switches off automatically when one mutes the button. The bottom of the mic has a gain dial that allows the user to adjust the microphone without searching in software settings. Another dial is located in the middle of the microphone. This enables users to switch between cardioid, stereo, omnidirectional, and bidirectional patterns.
HyperX QuadCast S – Sound quality
It is not the design but the sound quality that justifies the price tag. The quad cast s microphone has three 14 mm condensers that allow four polar patterns and give frequency response in the range of 20Hz – 20kHz and 16-bit rate.
The hyperx quadcast s mic sound quality significantly improves over many other gaming headsets. Its sound also comes across with clarity across any activity, be it Twitch streams, work video calls, or discord chats, while filtering out unwanted background noise.
The HyperX QuadCast S sound quality comes out with a warmer tone than other microphones. It has a handy gain dial that allows the user to adjust the sensitivity, especially during gaming sessions where unexpected horror can raise the sound level to screams.