KARAOKE SCENE MAGAZINE ONLINE! - A good karaoke mic for home use? Public Forums Karaoke Discussions Karaoke Scene's Karaoke Forums Home | Contact Us | Site Map  

Karaoke Forums

Karaoke Scene Karaoke Forums

Karaoke Scene

   
  * Login
  * Register

  * FAQ
  * Search

Custom Search

Social Networks


wordpress-hosting

Offsite Links


It is currently Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:34 am

All times are UTC - 8 hours





Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:05 am 
Offline
newbie
newbie
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:48 am
Posts: 3
Been Liked: 0 time
The son loves to sing, and the little daughter is also happy to) I want to give him a microphone for his birthday! But I am a complete layman in all these matters. Please advise: which microphone is better to choose (price-quality), where to connect it?

I found a list of various types of karaoke mics (https://micspeech.com/karaoke-microphones/): wireless microphones or for karaoke machines and even special kid’s. Is there anything worth purchasing? I'm at a loss ...
Thank!


Top
 Profile Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:56 pm 
Offline
Super Extreme Poster
Super Extreme Poster
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 10, 2001 3:57 pm
Posts: 22635
Songs: 35
Images: 3
Location: Tacoma, WA
Been Liked: 2027 times
Does he have a karaoke machine now? A microphone won't do anything if there isn't anything to plug one into. Then some of the cheap home machines (toys basically) won't really accept a decent microphone. Need a little more info. A decent 'cheap' mic can run as much as $180 (for wireless) or less for wired.

_________________
LIKE Lonman on Facebook - Lonman Productions Karaoke & my main site via my profile!
Image


Top
 Profile Personal album Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:12 pm 
Offline
Super Plus Poster
Super Plus Poster
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 25, 2003 10:35 pm
Posts: 1872
Images: 1
Location: portland, oregon
Been Liked: 56 times
Just find a used Shure 58 handheld mic on Craigslist or go to a Pawn Shop and find one there for a decent price (less than $50....30-40 would be better)

_________________
"You know that I sing the Blues and I do not suffer fools. When I'm on that silver mic, it's gonna cut ya, just like a knife"-The SWINGCAT


Top
 Profile Personal album Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:53 am 
Offline
newbie
newbie
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:48 am
Posts: 3
Been Liked: 0 time
[quote="Lonman"]Does he have a karaoke machine now? A microphone won't do anything if there isn't anything to plug one into. Then some of the cheap home machines (toys basically) won't really accept a decent microphone. Need a little more info. A decent 'cheap' mic can run as much as $180 (for wireless) or less for wired.[/quote]

We haven't any equipment for karaoke now... I thought if I buy just a mic I will use some programs for singing and that's all


Top
 Profile Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:54 am 
Offline
newbie
newbie
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:48 am
Posts: 3
Been Liked: 0 time
[quote="SwingcatKurt"]Just find a used Shure 58 handheld mic on Craigslist or go to a Pawn Shop and find one there for a decent price (less than $50....30-40 would be better)[/quote]
Thanks a lot!


Top
 Profile Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:33 am 
Offline
Super Extreme Poster
Super Extreme Poster
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 10, 2001 3:57 pm
Posts: 22635
Songs: 35
Images: 3
Location: Tacoma, WA
Been Liked: 2027 times
Mike91 wrote:
Lonman wrote:
Does he have a karaoke machine now? A microphone won't do anything if there isn't anything to plug one into. Then some of the cheap home machines (toys basically) won't really accept a decent microphone. Need a little more info. A decent 'cheap' mic can run as much as $180 (for wireless) or less for wired.


We haven't any equipment for karaoke now... I thought if I buy just a mic I will use some programs for singing and that's all
That really doesn't help in all honesty. All mics aren't the same and depending on what you are plugging into will make a difference on what you should get.

_________________
LIKE Lonman on Facebook - Lonman Productions Karaoke & my main site via my profile!
Image


Top
 Profile Personal album Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:55 am 
Offline
Super Duper Poster
Super Duper Poster

Joined: Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:16 pm
Posts: 2027
Location: HIgh River, AB
Been Liked: 267 times
If you plan on just using music from a computer technically you don't really need a microphone at all. Just let him sing normally.

However, if you have the money you could get a cheap behringer speaker, a sm58 and a mini mixer for less than $300

just my two cents, your milage may very


Top
 Profile Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:17 am 
Offline
Extreme Poster
Extreme Poster
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 27, 2005 11:31 am
Posts: 4616
Songs: 4
Location: Watebrury, CT
Been Liked: 248 times
Or get a single Behringer Ulm300usb mic. Plugs right into the computer itself.

_________________
The Line Array Experiment is over. Nothing to see here. Move along.


Top
 Profile Singer's Showcase Profile 
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: RLC, The Lone Ranger and 149 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group

Privacy Policy | Anti-Spam Policy | Acceptable Use Policy Copyright © Karaoke Scene Magazine
design & hosting by Cross Web Tech