snowball vs. snowball iCE
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It's never been easier to get high quality audio with your computer! Home, office, anywhere — the Snowball iCE USB microphone delivers audio quality that's light years ahead of your computer's built-in microphone. Its custom condenser capsule with cardioid pattern offers crystal clear audio for communicating, creating,and recording. Also plug n' play for PC and Mac, Snowball iCE requires no drivers.

After extensive testing by engineers, Snowball iCE has been certified by Skype for providing both exceptional clarity and a guaranteed optimal Skype experience.

System Requirements

PC: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP Home Edition or XP Professional
USB 1.0 or 2.0; 64 MB RAM (minimum)

Macintosh: Mac OSX 10.4.6 or higher
USB 1.0 or 2.0; 64 MB RAM (minimum)

  • Custom condenser capsule offers crystal clear audio
  • Easy plug 'n play directly to Mac or PC – no drivers to install
  • Adjustable desktop mic stand and USB cable
  • From desktop to laptop to iPad (with Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit)
  • Adds HD audio to recordings for YouTube, SoundCloud or Myspace
  • Improves audio quality on Skype, Windows Live, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger
  • Records instruments, vocals or bands
  • Creates podcasts and adds narration to your home movies

Now you can see which Snowball is right for your audio needs.

professional quality USB audio (16bit, 44.1 kHz)

Mac & PC compatible

plug n' play– no drivers required

microphone capsules



cardioid pick-up pattern

omnidirectional pick-up pattern

extended volume range (-10 dB pad)

available in brushed aluminum and gloss black

chatting (VolP)



solo vocals

musical instruments

group conference calls

musical duets

6- foot USB cable included

desktop stand included

metal, fully adjustable

optional ringer shockmount available




All manuals are downloadable in Acrobat PDF format.


Snowball iCE Manual   ::   English

Snowball iCE Manual   ::   French

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