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Sony Singstar Microphone

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Manufacturer: Sony / Type: Sony PlayStation 2/3 Accessory

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      04.04.2012 21:59
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      Singstar microphones

      Sing like a star with these wireless microphones.

      Singstar is one of my favourite games and I have a number of the games with different songs including Take That!! Singstar involves singing popular songs into a microphone and trying to get as many points as possible for singing in tune and hitting all the right notes at the right time. You can either play against the computer or against a friend and I find it is much more fun to sing with friends as this usually involves us falling into fits of giggles during every song as most of us can't sing.

      However, put a microphone in my hand and I can belt them out as good as anybody, Kylie eat your heart out. These singstar microphones are actually very realistic in terms of how they feel and when you grip hold of them you do feel like you are holding a proper microphone. It makes the Singstar game all that more authentic and better and you don't have to sing into your hairbrush anymore.

      When the game first came out I believe you could only get microphones with wires attached but we have the wireless ones which in my opinion are so much better as you don't have wires getting in the way when you are trying to sing and dance. In order to start playing with them you have a USB microphone receiver which you plug in and make sure the microphones have their batteries and then you are on your way. I think the connectivity is really good and we have never lost the signal or dropped it in any way whilst we are playing so that is good. 

      When you play Singstar you have one player who is blue and one who is red and this is indicated on the screen and when you hit the notes you get a red or blue line depending on what colour you are. The microphones are also coloured so you can tell which player is which. The majority of the microphone is black and then you have a red or blue band just under the microphone portion and one band nearer the handle. 

      I think you get quite a good sound when singing into these microphones. They work in our fairly large living room so I would say the range is quite good but you're not going to use them that far from a television anyway as you wouldn't be able to see the screen. 

      For a pair of wireless microphones I think they are in the £30 to £40 region which is not too bad as they are an essential part of the Singstar game.


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