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Recording Podcast interview with condenser mic

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I host a podcast and I'm trying to record phone interviews using my condenser mic with Skype. I have a Shure condenser mic plugged into an Alesis io/2 USb audio interface connected to the USB port on my iMac. In the past I have been using my Logitech head phone mic, but the sound quality is poor. I tried using the condenser mic, but the interviewee can't hear me and I have to switch back to the head phone mic. How can I use the condenser mic to talk to and record the interview using Skype. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Hi, i'm trying to set up an interview session. and wondering, if i were to have 2-4 ppl around a round lounge table, can ONE condenser mic OR ONE dynamic mic be sufficient to record all 4 of them? i presume the latter wld be difficult. but condensor being omnidirectional - can it do so?

if possible, what's the maximum distance from person to mic if the mic is placed at the centre? and do I still need a pop filter, and how far from each person should I place the pop filter?

Thanks so much!
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