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A USB microphone works like a standard microphone, allowing the user to record voices, instruments and sounds made near the microphone. It connects directly to a computer or laptop through an available USB and utilizes the "plug and play" technology that is associated with USB ports. Combined with recording software, such as Cakewalk, Cubase, Garageband, Audacity, or Pro Tools etc the user records the audio that the microphone picks up and can then edit and save the audio on the computer... A basic USB microphone simply consists of the microphone, (pick-up) and has a cable with a Universal Serial Bus type plug that connects directly to a USB port. These simple mics can have many different uses, including recording podcasts, talking to people on other computers, recording music & instruments, gaming and more. The use of the USB microphone will determine the quality required, and the quality can range dramatically from poor, to microphones that can record at studio-quality levels for..