December 13, 2019

AD_Test: Tonor Microphone Kit Q9 Computer Mic. Solid sound for Podcast, Youtube, and Voice Over.

Not bad! I’d like to test it against a similarly priced Blue mic.

Product Description from Tonor

TONOR USB Microphone Kit Q9 Condenser Computer Cardioid Mic for Podcast, Youtube Video, Stream, Recording Music, Voice Over

PLUG AND PLAY – With USB 3.0 data port, TONOR Q9 microphone is easy to connect with both Windows and Mac OS based computers, no need any extra driver software or sound card. It is perfect for recording music, recording video, podcast, live stream, gaming or chat online.
GREAT SOUND OF FIDELITY AND DETAIL – A full upgrade of the BM-700 and BM-800 microphone, TONOR Q9 microphone makes a new breakthrough on sound recording. Cardioid polar pattern helps to capture louder sounds with higher fidelity. Equipped with a 16mm large diaphragm and professional sound chipset, TONOR Q9 microphone provides a perfect combination of clarity, warmth, extended dynamic range and high SPL capability.
DURABLE MIC STAND – The TONOR USB microphone’s adjustable scissor arm stand is made of high quality steel, more solid and sturdy. The thickness of mount is 5.1cm, providing more adjustment options to fit on your desktops.
USER- FRIENDLY DESIGN – With convenient volume button, TONOR new condenser recording microphone is much easier for you to use. Short press the volume button for turning on and connecting, then the built-in indicator LED displays blue. In working status, short press for adjusting mic gain level, 3s long press for turning off the microphone.
THE SET INCLUDES – 1 x condenser microphone, 1 x adjustable suspension scissor arm stand, 1 x table mounting clamp, 1 x metal shock mount, 1 x pop filter, 1 x ball-type anti-wind foam cap, 1 x 1.8M USB cable and manual.

~~~ README ~~~

I’m an older achy dad living with my wife and two young kids in the state of Vermont in the USA. I focus on sharing reviews and experiences as we strive to live a simple, education and community-focused, techno-eco-friendly, below-our-means lifestyle. That was a mouth full!

~~~ INQUIRES ~~~

I love to review products. I can’t guarantee an excellent review, but I will be thankful, positive, and balanced.

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I will review almost anything, but to give you an idea of what product, services, or experiences I tend to like, here’s a summary of our lifestyle.


~ Families with young kids that might have an older achy father like me.
~ Organic, healthy, local, low sugar, sustainably sourced foods.
~ The house is full of kids library books, used books, new books.
~ Very little screen time for the kids. No cable TV in the house. Streaming noncommercial video only and educational games or videos (mostly). Vacations and grandparent time is open.
~ Home improvement and energy effeciency.
~ Sustainable, eco-friendly yard and garden products.
~ Electric assist family cargo bikes and regular bikes.
~ My work: Educational technology and instructional design in higher education. I use computers and cameras, etc for work. Mostly Apple computers/devices, classroom technology, online education products, learning management systems, maker stuff, and drones.
~ I have an old tiny Snark sailboat and used to have a canoe.
~ We have egg-laying chickens.
~ We love our indoor/outdoor Siberian forest cat.

~~~ GEAR ~~~

Cameras: iPhone 8. Backup is a slightly broken Canon G9 X.

Edit: One take in camera, iMovie, KineMaster, or Final Cut Pro

Computer: MacBook Pro.

Backup. 2 external USB drives in a manual raid for off-camera backups. Time machine, iCloud, Google Drive.