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Wired Audio Jack Computer Microphones

For many different reasons a wired audio jack computer microphone can be a great addition to your home or office workspace. Whether you're looking to enhance your online chat experience, host conference calls or record audio, a specialised microphone could be the tool you're looking for.

Wired audio jack computer microphones usually plug into your PC or laptop via the USB port and can be easily installed to work with compatible software. There are various brands that produce this style of microphone, including many leading electronics manufacturers. They also have different features from high sensitivity to a mute button.

The right type of microphone for you depends on its main purpose. Ensuring that it works with the programs and applications that you intend to use is vital, as well as checking all of the relevant functionality.

Depending on what you are looking to use it for there are different styles of computer microphone to suit your operating system and the desired purpose of the microphone.


A freestanding microphone is an ideal option for using in a group situation such as a conference call or group recording. It can stand alone on a surface and won't suffer any interference from being moved around or brushed against.


A headset microphone makes it easy for people to multitask. The clarity of the headphones is excellent and enables the user to clearly hear the other side of the conversation. Headsets are particularly useful for clear telephone conversations or collaborative audio recording.

Clip on

Clip on computer microphones allows the user to benefit from having the microphone close by without the need for a full headset. A great option for recording audio, clip on microphones pick up sound with excellent clarity but also benefit from being discreet in case there might be video recording taking place too.

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