Ever nurtured the dreams of becoming a singing sensation but didn’t know where to start? We have the perfect gadget for you: The Noiseless USB Karaoke Mic for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad! Hilarious as it sounds, what you get is a chance to sing as loud as you like, without anyone succumbing to your croaking noises. Aww, I’m kidding!
The mic is housed in a soundproof urethane cup that covers your mouth when you sing. The system hooks up to your Apple gadget via USB and works with Sega’s karaoke app. Slip on the earphones to judge how good you sound and to sing in sync with the tune. In case you are as freakish as the Japanese about hygiene, then simply rinse out the cone and its inner urethane with water or wipe it with an antiseptic wipe.
Asians generally love frequenting karaoke bars for unwinding and fun. So a solo player doesn’t seem to fit the demographics. However I see it as an amicable solution for bathroom singers like me who just love to sing, but don’t have a melodious voice. The set costs $80 (6,370 Yen) and can be bought here.