KnowBrainer Microphone Comparisons
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This microphone comparison guide provides a high-level comparison of the various headset, wireless, and specialty microphones available from KnowBrainer. We've organized our microphones into separate categories. You can select to view all of these categories or just a specific category from the drop down menu above. You are currently viewing All Microphones.

Samson Airline 77 Microphone (w/KB Plus Pack)
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $299.99
Notes: KnowBrainer's best microphone - period.


Jabra Pro 9470 (w/ KB PLUS PACK)
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $499
Notes: Multi-use connectivity, touch screen base, 450-ft range, 10-hr talk time


Jabra GN9350e Wireless Headset (w/ KB Plus Pack)
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $318
Notes: Best combo wireless headset for quite environments


Jabra GN9330e USB Wireless Headset (w/ KB Plus Pack)
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $241
Notes: Newly designed, range up to 325 feet!


Samson Airline Micro SWAM2SES
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $249.99
Notes: Not only our smallest wireless system, but also our most comfortable, reliable and versatile system ever.


Stage 55 True Diversity Wireless System (w/KB Plus Pack)
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $129.99
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Andrea WNC-1500 KB Wireless Headset
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $99.95
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Revolabs xTag USB Wireless Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $249
Notes: Newly designed, WiFi friendly, range up to 65 feet!


Plantronics Savi 440 KB
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.6
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 6.0
Price: $249
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Plantronics CS55 wireless combination telephone and computer headset microphone (w/KB PLUS PACK)
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.6
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 6.0
Price: $270
Notes: 1.9 GHz/ Works with land line phone/ Optional wearing styles


VXI BlueParrott Xpressway Bluetooth Microphone (w/KB PLUS PACK)
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.4
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $80
Notes: 16+ hrs of talk time/ 66 Ft range


theBoom v4 KB Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.8
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $150
Notes: Over the ear version.


theBoom C KB Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.8
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $160
Notes: In stereo with 2 speakers.


theBoom O Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.8
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $115
Notes: 2% more accuracy with theBoom microphones


ANC 750 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.6
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 7.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $79
Notes: Excellent accuracy and noise cancellation.


Audio Technica Pro 8HEMW KB
Overall Rating: 9.5
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $129
Notes: This microphone competes directly with the Sennheiser ME3 (also viewable in this matrix) but is significantly less expensive, more accurate, more comfortable and more noise canceling.


Audio-Technica ATH-COM1 KB
Overall Rating: 9.5
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $50
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Samson SE10
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $99.99
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theBoom Pro-3 KB High Fidelity Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $275
Notes: Impressive noise cancellation at any level of background noise.


VXI TalkPro SC1 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $59
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VXI TalkPro UC1 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $149
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VXI TalkPro UC2 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $159
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VXI TalkPro UC3 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $155
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FlexyMike Single Ear Headset
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $129
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FlexyMike Dual Ear Headset
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $179
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Samson SE50 Microphone Upgrade
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $150
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theBoom Pro-1 Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $200
Notes: High clarity UmeVoice noise cancelling microphone.


theBoom Quiet KB
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $350
Notes: Only microphone designed for speech recognition and high fidelity music playback


VXI Tria V-DC KB Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $90
Notes: Three wearing styles.


Sennheiser ME3 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $189
Notes: Rugged, light, comfortable, high quality!


KnowBrainer Hands-Free Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $40
Notes: The best value in a speech recognition headset microphone!


theBoom Pro-2 KB Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.9
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $250
Notes: Redesigned arm/More comfort/Two speakers


Buddy HeadsetMic DM101 KB
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.6
Comfort: 8.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $50
Notes: Finally a reliable headset solution that you and your clients can afford


ANC 700 KB Headset Microphone
Overall Rating: 7.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 7.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $69
Notes: Great noise cancellation and quality.


Parrott VXI TalkPro Xpress
Overall Rating: 7.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 7.0
Noise Cancellation: 6.0
Price: $79
Notes: Great affordable starter microphone.


Andrea Electronics NC- 181
Overall Rating: 6.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 6.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $29
Notes: Great OEM starter microphone equivalent to the DNS Pro boxed OEM.


Andrea Electronics NC-181VM KB USB Headset
Overall Rating: 6.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 6.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $49
Notes: Includes a PureAudio USB soundcard.


Andrea Electronics NC-185VM KB USB Headset
Overall Rating: 6.0
Accuracy: 9.5
Comfort: 6.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $54
Notes: Dual speaker mic with PureAudio USB soundcard.


SpeechWare USB 6-in-1 Table Microphone
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $329
Notes: Built in USB soundcard, foot petal, audio port and speaker. Filters out background noise.


Sennheiser MD 431 II Desktop Microphone
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 10.0
Price: $450
Notes: #1 for speech recognition!


SpeechWare 9-in-1 TableMike
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $379
Notes: Built in USB soundcard, foot petal, audio port, telescopic boom, SD Card reader and speaker. Filters out background noise.


SpeechWare 3-in-1 TableMike
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $279
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Philips SpeechMike Premium LFH-3500 (w/ Exclusive TABLEMIKE KIT)
Overall Rating: 10.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 9.0
Price: $335
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SpeechWare Standard 2-in-1 TableMike Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 10.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $179
Notes: Shotgun unidirectional mic, superior digital sound with 20 inch adjustable boom.


Philips LFH 3010 SpeechMike Air Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $599
Notes: Advanced design, Bluetooth enabled, lightweight and optimized for speech recognition.


SpeechMike Air LFH 3000 & 3010
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $499
Notes: Advanced design, Bluetooth enabled, lightweight and optimized for speech recognition.


Olympus ME31 Compact Gun Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.0
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 6.0
Price: $169
Notes: Multi-directional microphone that hones in on the sound unobscured. Windscreen included!


Dictaphone PowerMic II Handheld Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $424
Notes: Simplified operation for dictation or document editing.


Philips LFH 3005 SpeechMike Air Microphone
Overall Rating: 9.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $599
Notes: Advanced design, Bluetooth enabled, lightweight and optimized for speech recognition.


Grundig Digta CordEx Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $499
Notes: Allows users to move around while dictating directly into the computer.


Grundig Digta SonicMic II
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $299
Notes: Handheld USB mic with programmable buttons.


Buddy Desktop Mic
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $170
Notes: High quality USB microphone specifically designed for speech recognition.


Buddy Flamingo USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $100
Notes: Highly flexible, 2-Ft long Gooseneck USB mic that plugs directly into USB port.


Buddy Gooseneck USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $200
Notes: Sensitive mic from 2 " to 6" away. Attach to your desk with clamp.


Buddy StylusMic 7G
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.6
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $225
Notes: For tablet PC and convertable laptop computers. Multifunctional, noise cancelling, soundcard included.


Buddy Desktop Mic 7G DSP
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 8.0
Price: $179
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Philips SpeechMike LFH-3200 USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $309
Notes: Great noise cancellation with sound card and high-end speaker for playback.


Philips SpeechMike LFH-3215 USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $399.99
Notes: Slider switch, tracker ball and high end speaker for easy operation. Noise canceling and integrated sound card.


Olympus DR-2200 Professional Dictation Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 9.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $279
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Olympus DR-1200 Directrec USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $249
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Buddy Flamingo 90-USB Microphone
Overall Rating: 8.0
Accuracy: 9.7
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 7.0
Price: $100
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Philips SpeechMike Pro Plus LFH 5276
Overall Rating: 7.0
Accuracy: 9.8
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $424
Notes: Total PC and dictation control at your fingertips. Left/Right mouse buttons, rollerball, programmable buttons....


Philips SpeechMike Classic Plus LFH 5272 (ONLY 1 LEFT)
Overall Rating: 7.0
Accuracy: 8.7
Comfort: 10.0
Noise Cancellation: 5.0
Price: $499
Notes: Four programmable buttons for ease of control, built in speaker, adjustable volume, excellent sound quality.