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Creating content can get costly, but the upside is the potential for a huge payoff. To save you money on microphones, headphones, green-screen backdrops, lights, and more must-haves, we rounded up some of Amazon’s best deals on electronic gadgets for YouTubers, podcasters, and other content creators. Prime Day 2021 is officially over, but these sales are still going strong. The only catch: you’ll want to act fast to get your hands on some of these discounts, which will save you as much as 40% on select items.
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Amazon Prime costs $12.99 a month but you can join today, and enjoy your first week for just $1.99. Prime members get a bunch of exclusive perks including free two-day shipping, special discounts, and unlimited access to Prime Video, where you can stream a ton of movies and TV shows, along with Amazon Originals. Below, find a collection of discounted electronics to buy, regardless of whether you’re a content creator, or picking out a gift for someone else. For more discounted items, check out these great deals on Bluetooth speakers, webcams, headphones, cameras, and an array of comfortable office chairs.
Blue Yeti’s microphone comes highly recommended for podcasting and content creation. The Blackout Yeti is a versatile USB microphone trailer made for YouTube, podcasting, live streaming, gaming, video conferencing, recording, and other needs. Blackout Yeti utilizes a high quality A-D converter with a built-in headphone amplifier for zero-latency monitoring, and combines three capsules and four different pattern settings making the ultimate tool for creating amazing recordings, directly to your computer with extreme clarity. If you’re looking for a cheaper Blue Yeti, the Nano microphone is on sale for $89.
Coman’s DFO6 professional tripod two-in-one aluminum alloy tripod is lightweight (five pounds) durable, and easy to set up (or break down). The tripod has a maximum weight capacity of 17.6 pounds, and it features four adjustable legs (24”-70”), along with a mounting platform so your camera doesn’t fall down, and center column that rotates 360 degrees. The QR plate is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Sony, and other DSLR cameras. It can also be used as a monopod.
The XP-PEN Artist 15.6″ Pro drawing tablet serves up full-laminated technology, delivering rich colors and vivid images. Features include color accuracy of 120% sRGB, 178 degrees of visual angle, an innovative red-dial base, and 60-degree tilt recognition. The Artist 15.6 Pro must be plugged into a laptop or PC (via HDMI or USB) in order to work. It’s compatible with Windows systems, or macOS x 10.10 and above.
If you’re creating content that requires a green screen, you’ll save $76 on this 5×6′ portable backdrop. It’s easy to set up, wrinkle-resistant, and large enough for portraits, full body shots, interviews, live gaming, you name it. And you’ll save an extra $20 when you apply the instant coupon.
This lighting kit from Newer is great for YouTube, photography, video shooting, and more lighting needs. The kit includes two bi-color 10×10 LED video lights with u-bracket; two white diffusers, two power adapters, two power cables, two carrying cases, and two adjustable light stands.
Netgear’s Orbi Compact Wall-Plug is great for larger spaces, and it’s currently 25% off the list price. It eliminates dead zones for a faster, more reliable, wall-to-wall connection that covers up to 3,500 square feet (at speeds of up to 2.2 Gbps). The Orbi router comes complete with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, ideal for hardwire entertainment centers, home offices, and gaming systems. For additional coverage, you can add more Orbi satellites to your existing Orbi wifi system.
The Tonor TC30 USB Microphone might just exceed your expectations, especially for the price. The microphone is ideal for YouTube, podcasting, gaming, Zoom meetings, video conferencing, and live streaming. It’s compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux. The full packages includes a shock mount, foldable mic tripod, pop filter, USB cords, and a user manual.
When you’re on a tight budget, buying a bundle kit is an easy way to save money. The Uhuru Podcast Condenser Microphone Kit can be used for streaming, recording, podcasting, and studio sessions. The USB microphone is designed to capture audio in up to 24-bit/192 kHz resolution, and reduces pickup of unwanted sounds from the sides and read. The kit includes a boom arm, shock mounts, pop filter, and windscreen.
Apple recently revealed the 2021 iPad Pro with a lightning-fast M1 chip, but if you’re going for something cheaper, 2020 iPads still hold up nicely. This 10.2” iPad is equipped with a powerful A12 Bionic chip, 32GB of storage, retina display, and stereo speakers. It also has an 8MP back camera, and 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera.
You can always find a use for over-ear headphones. This pair from Skullcandy has noise-canceling technology, Bluetooth, 24-hour battery life with rapid charging, active assistant, and a built-in tile tracker to find your headphones if they get lost.