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In the world of consumer PCs, CHERRY are best known for the CHERRY MX mechanical switches for keyboards. They are regarded as the gold standard for mechanical keyboards and are used across a wide range of brands.

However, CHERRY produce a wide range of products and includes a range of peripherals under their own brand name, including both keyboards and mice.

Cherry is now expanding into the growing microphone market with three options targeting beginners, amateurs and professionals.

These new microphones are designed for both work and entertainment. They offer everyone from beginners to pro streamers the opportunity to enhance their setups with the best possible audio recording quality.

Presenting three new microphones


The brand-new product line fits perfectly into the contemporary setup where communication and collaboration take place remotely, and podcasts or live streams are part of our daily entertainment.

The UM 3.0, UM 6.0 ADVANCED, and UM 9.0 PRO RGB USB microphones offer the right solution for all applications from home office to streaming studio. Built with high-quality components, the microphones also provide virtual meetings with optimal sound.

The products have high durability and offer desired features for ease-of-use: a simple connection via USB with true plug and play operation, push-to-mute function, volume control directly on the microphone, and an integrated headphone jack.

The three products available are:

CHERRY UM 3.0 – the office microphone

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The UM 3.0 delivers a scanning rate of 96 KHz and 24 bits and is designed for single person use through its directional cardioid capsule. It is perfect for use at home and provides clear sound during video conferences. The CHERRY UM 3.0 is also suited for recording podcasts, voiceovers or musical instruments.


CHERRY UM 6.0 ADVANCED – the versatile one

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The UM 6.0 ADVANCED offers a choice between ‘cardioid’ and ‘omnidirectional’ polar patterns with a scanning rate of 96 KHz and 24 bits. Depending on the user’s preference, it can record from one direction, or from all around the room.

The CHERRY UM 6.0 ADVANCED is a professional recording solution that is easy to transport and ready for use. Sound distortion due to vibrations is prevented by a shock mount function, which completely decouples the microphone from the metal stand through rubber bands. Another key feature in addition to the those provided in UM 3.0: The sensitivity can be controlled directly on the microphone via Gain control.

CHERRY UM 9.0 PRO RGB – the professional tool


The UM 9.0 PRO RGB is the microphone for anyone who wants to get the most out of their recordings with a scanning rate of 192 KHz and 24 bits. Users can switch between the “cardioid”, “omnidirectional”, “bidirectional” and “stereo” polar patterns with just the touch of a button – recording audio sources precisely out of every desired direction.

The model also has a shock mount function ensuring reliable decoupling from the metal stand preventing sound distortion due to vibrations. In addition, the CHERRY UM 9.0 PRO RGB brings color into play with RGB lighting. It is integrated directly into the microphone and gives every recording the right atmosphere with customizable colors and effects.

Accessories for the perfect recording

All USB microphones of the UM series are delivered with a sturdy metal stand, allow muting directly via a touch control panel on the surface of the microphone, are equipped with an integrated headphone jack and are Plug & Play compatible with PC, Mac, PS4 as well as PS5 without any configuration needed.

Depending on the individual needs, the audio setup can still be expanded with added accessories from CHERRY:

  • UM POP FILTER: The easy to attach pop shield filters out plosives for better recording.
  • MA 3.0 UNI: The swivel arm made from robust aluminum allows free placement of the microphone in any room and allows more mobility during recording.
  • MA 6.0 UNI USB: The robust swivel arm makes the recording environment even more flexible with a built-in USB hub including two ports (5V/2A).

Both swivel arms are compatible with a wide range of other USB microphones, in addition to CHERRY UM microphones.

Prices & Availability

The CHERRY UM series, including accessories, is available from mid of February for pre-order in the CHERRY store and will be available in stores from March.

  • The UM 3.0 costs £69.99.
  • The UM 6.0 ADVANCED is available for £99.99.
  • The UM 9.0 PRO RGB is priced at £129.00.
  • The UM POP FILTER is available for £16.99.
  • The MA 3.0 UNI and MA 6.0 UNI USB swivel arms are offered at £69.99 and £84.99, respectively.

All prices are recommended retail prices including VAT.

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