It’s can be annoying when you always have to see your Yeti mic’s indicator light flashing orange. However, the company provided that light notify you if something is wrong, but your mic will still work.
The flashing orange light indicates a mismatched sample rate between your Yeti mic and the software using it. Follow these steps, and you can turn that light to green in no time.
Adjust Your Mic’s Sample Rate
You will need to download and install the Blue Sherpa software in order to adjust the sample rate of your Yeti mic. Blue Sherpa software can function with Yeti X, Yeti, Yeti Nano, Snowball, and Snowball iCE. To get started, follow these steps.
Download: Blue Sherpa software for Windows and Mac
⦁ Download and install the Blue Sherpa software using the link above.
⦁ When it’s done installing, it will recognize your Yeti mic immediately.
⦁ Select the name of your mic in the top right-hand corner close to the Home button.
⦁ You will see the current format setting for your Yeti. From here, select Open Control Panel to open the Windows Sound pane.
⦁ In the Windows Sound panel, locate your Yeti mic, click it, and select Properties.
⦁ Choose the Advanced tab in the Microphone Properties window.
⦁ Under Default Format, you can change your sample rate and bit depth. The recommended format to try first is 2 channel, 24 bit, 48000 Hz.
Now You Have Your Green Light
Once you’re done with that process, your Yeti mic should immediately switch from an orange light to a green light when you have the settings correct. If it’s still flashing orange, then go through the steps again till you get it right.
You can still explore the Blue Sherpa software as it offers much more than just adjusting your mic’s sample rate.
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