Q: How can I avoid noise?
A:1.The microphone is quite sensitive, thus, you need to keep the use enviroment as quiet as possible. 2.Use the tripod stand instead of holding the microphone in your hands to keep it stable. 3.Do not place the microphone too close to any power source to avoid static noise. 4.Keep the microphone volume at a moderate level when plugging the mic in and turn it on.
Q: Does this microphone need phantom power?
A: No. USB port of computer will provide adequate power(5V) for the mic, you just need to plug the mic in.
Q: What software would you need to record music on a laptop?
A: Audacity is recommended, which can modify and edit recording sounds. Though you need to select this mic as input device in the setting of software before recording.
Q: Can this connect to a cell phone?
A: We don't recommend to use with phone. With the suitable adapter, it should work. Though we can not be 100% sure that it's your case.
Q: what mic arms will work
A: Any standard boom arm that comes with 3/8" to 5/8" adapter will be compatible. You can take a look at B00DY1F2CS.