What Mic Does Tubbo Use? [+ Other Setup]

In this article, we will share all you need to know about tubbo’s mic setup. We’ll also look at how it works and what its performance is like.

Who Is Tubbo?


Who is this person? What does he do? What has he invented? Why do we have to know about him in order to purchase a mic? Well, the questions are as valid as they should be, and don’t worry, the article covers all the answers.

So without wasting any time thinking about this, let’s get to the topic directly.

Toby “Tubby” Smith is a 17 year old boy from Bognor Regis, United Kingdom. Tubbo is a YouTuber and a Twitch streamer dealing in Minecraft. He is a member of the Dream SMP server, very popular among the Minecraft streamers.

With a huge fan following of over 4 million followers, Tubbo has over 70k views in each show. Tubbo launched his Twitch channel in 2018.

He later created a second Twitch channel which has over 1.5 million followers. He started his YouTube channel on May 14th, 2018, which now has over 2.51 million subscribers and 36 million views in 81 videos and his channel has a ranking of 306th position in the UK. Well it’s not that easy to cater to large audiences, at such a young age!

And now you know why we are referring to Tubbo’s mic. I mean who wouldn’t like to refer to a successful youtuber before purchasing a microphone, especially for podcasting purposes.

What Microphone Does Tubbo Use?

Tubbo uses 2 mics, AKG P120 Project Studio Condenser Microphone and Shure SM7B for streaming.

Let’s know each of the microphones and some of their important features.

AKG P120

AKG P120
AKG P120


  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 150 dB
  • Sensitivity: 24 mV/Pa

The AKG P120 microphone is one of the cheapest and highest quality XLR mics. While dealing with condenser mics one always finds faults dealing with the sound quality but the AKG Project Studio has come up with some fabulous condenser microphones and it’s are worth buying.


  • Easy on pocket.
  • Very strong audio quality.
  • Lightweight.


  • Noise reduction is not that great.
  • Not sure about the customer service.

Shure SM7B

Shure SM7B
Shure SM7B


  • Classic Cardioid Pattern With Uniform Capture
  • Electromagnetic Shielding

The Shure SM7B is a professional microphone which has an excellent sound quality for capturing speech and vocal performances like Podcasts, Voice overs, or Broadcasts.

Well, let’s pay the credit to the dynamic capsule. If you want to make outstanding streaming, then this one definitely can be your go-to option.

It’s totally safe if you want to use this for streaming live videos. You just need an XLR connection to start. This does not require any additional accessories apart from a stand or boom arm, because it already comes in with a built-in pop shield and shock mount. The Pop Shield works great to trap clear audio.

However, there are certain built-in features for the user that help them to focus their mics for a particular use and get the best results. The user will not get the same detailed audio quality while playing the piano or an acoustic guitar.


  • Clean and powerful audio.
  • Least distortion of the main track.
  • Rugged and durable construction.


  • None for the price. Just make sure that you are not focused and use it for instrument recording.

What Gaming Mouse Does Tubbo Use?

Tubbo uses a Corsair M65 Pro RGB FPS Gaming Mouse which includes 3 side buttons and a sniper button which automatically moves to a lower CPI level. The design is suitable for all grips. It has got a well constructed body with a good click latency. You get a thumb rest and textured surface along with grumpy sides just to make the grip all the more comfortable.

What Keyboard Does Turbo Use?

He uses the Corsair K70 Rapidfire RGB Gaming Keyboard which contains Cherry MX Speed switches which is an excellent gaming keyboard. The switches have a small pre-travel distance and a low actuation force. The two features can take your response speed to another level. The backlight is wonderful to work with especially when you’ve got individually lit keys.

It also has a wrist rest and is enjoyable to type for a long period. The keyboard does not have any special macro keys. The key spacing could have been a little closer, because at present it is a huge gap between two keys. Other than that the manufacturing is all good.

What Headset Does Tubbo Use?

He uses a Corsair HS50 Pro Stereo Gaming Headset which has an excellent sound quality. Very similar to the Corsair HS60. The headband and ear cups have a soft cushioning which is very comfortable and can be worn for a longer period of time. The HS50 Pro lacks a USB adapter like the HS60. On a positive side, the user can take across all the platforms without facing any difficulty.

What Webcam Does Tubbo Use?

He uses the Logitech C922 Pro which has a fabulous Webcam for streaming a video. Heard about Logitech C920 which is frequently used by streamers.

Easy on the pocket, and a good quality product. Whether you are streaming videos on broadcast, or you’re on a conference chat, the webcam is good enough for the purpose. Make sure that you are sitting under a good light. The video runs in 1080p at 30 FPS and 720p in 60 FPS.

What Computer And PC Specs Does Tubbo Use?

He uses the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 24GB Graphics Card, Intel Core i9-10900X Desktop Processor, EVGA 750 GQ Power supply and Elgato 4k60 Pro Capture Card.

What Recording Software Does Tubbo Use?

He uses the GoXLR Mixer for Streamers.


How Old Is Tubbo?

Tubbo was 14 years old when he created his Twitch channel in May 2018, and currently he is 17 years old in 2021.

Is Tubbo Friends with TommyInnit?

Tubbo and Tommy became friends when the latter raided his Twitch stream when they were new to their career.

Does Tubbo Have a Sister?

Tubbo is a brother to 2 sisters. Teagan is said to be the elder sister of Tubbo while Lani (or LanuSky), is younger to Tubbo and is 13 years old.

How Much Does Tubbo Make in A Month?

Tubbo earns around $800k every month from both his Twitch and YouTube channels; and apart from this he even earns from sponsors and donations given to him by his subscribers and fans.

Ray Baker
Ray Baker

I am a passionate mic reviewer. Love to work on Weekends and Rest on Weekdays. In my free time I love playing with my dog, Loki.

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