ASMR Zeitgeist – Microphones, Camera and Bio


Michael Richter also known as ASMR Zeitgeist is a German ASMR artist and a YouTuber. He was born on March 19, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, where he also currently lives.

After highschool, he went on to study graphic design. His first jobs were art related but we lack details about it.

Michael opened his channel back in 2015, but he started with ASMR sounds one year later in 2016. He got his breakthrough instantly with first video which was titled “ASMR for People Who Don’t Get Tingles”. After that, his career went only upward. He currently has almost 1.25 million of subscribers.


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ASMR Zeitgeist is also known for collaborations with other famous and less famous ASMR artists. He collaborated with the following artists: WhispersRed, The Auracle, Karuna Satori, Ricky7Whispers, Mr Whispers and many others. He is one of the many artists who record videos during the night to avoid unexpected sounds.

ASMR Zeitgeist is 6 feet 1 inch (186 cm) tall. He speaks German and English. He spend most of his online time on a YouTube, Instagram or Facebook.

Details about his private life, such as parents and relationships are unknown.


Michael has lots of equipment and some of those is really expensive. In one video he even uses waterproof camera and waterproof microphone, but the model and brand are unknown.

What Microphones Does ASMR Zeitgeit Uses?

ASMR Zeigeist uses 3 microphones: 2x Rode NT1-A, Blue Yeti and SR3D binaural pro series – XLR mic.

He also uses two recorders which both have very capable condenser mics: Tascam DR-40 and Zoom H4n.

His Frank binaural head microphone is custom made by SR3D and currently can’t be bought anywhere.

How About Camera?

He records videos with a Sony DSC-HX90V, which is very versatile camera. This camera is mostly appreciated among travel vloggers due the 30x optical zoom capability.

In Which Software He Edits His Videos?

Michael Richter uses Adobe Premiere Pro for editing videos.

What Computer / Laptop Does He Have?

Specs of his computer are unknown since he never mentioned those anywhere.


Zeitgeit uses Fancierstudio 2000 Watt lighting kit (softboxes, keylight, chroma key) from Amazon.

Income / Net Worth

Michael never disclosed how much money does he earn from YouTube. Social Blade web site estimates that he gets somewhere between $1.9K and $30.6K. We estimate that his income from YouTube is somewhere around $6.000.

Social Profiles

YouTube: ASMR Zeitgeist @ YouTube
Facebook: ASMR Zeitgeist @ Facebook
Twitter: ASMR Zeitgeist @ Twitter
Instagram: ASMR Zeitgeist @ Instagram