condenser mics

  1. Earthworks M30 Microphone: Setting a New Standard

    Earthworks M30 Microphone: Setting a New Standard
    [caption id="attachment_2763" align="alignright" width="300"]m30 Earthworks M30 Small-diaphragm Wide Spectrum Omnidirectional Measurement Microphone @ $699.00[/caption] Having a device branded as an industry standard is immeasurably hard to come by. It doesn't get there by simply winning numerous industry awards or even being particularly amazing at what it does, although both certainly don't hurt. A piece of gear becomes an industry standard by capturing that perfect blend of quality, reliability and accessibility that gives it a mass appeal above and beyond expectations, being the de-facto choice in its field for countless professionals and consumers alike. Capturing lightning in a bottle, as some would say. It’s not a term to throw around lightly, but that’s exactly what the Earthworks M30 measurement microphone has become. Continue reading →
  2. Quality Condenser Studio Vocal Mics

    Quality Condenser Studio Vocal Mics
    [caption id="attachment_2361" align="alignright" width="300"]at2020usb_1 Audio Technica AT2020USB USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone @ $130.00[/caption] Last week, we featured five quality dynamic vocal mics to help those of you out there who needed a few solid suggestions.  Today, we're taking a look at five quality condenser vocal mics that are sure to feel right at home in your collection or as your main workhorse.     Audio Technica AT2020 USB Similar to the standard AT2020 as far as specs are concerned but able to connect directly to a computer, the AT2020 USB is a great choice for home musicians as well as podcasters. This mic is known for its tonal consistency across a wide dynamic range along with a subtle sweet-spot which enhances the upper mid-range and lower treble frequencies. Its cardioid polar pattern and low mass diaphragm also help reduce the unwanted pickup of sound from the sides and rear to improve clarity as you record. The AT2020 USB also works perfectly with high-end digital recording equipment thanks to its low self-noise. If you’re looking for a no-nonsense, plug and play mic that boasts quality sound, the AT2020 USB should easily fit the bill. Continue reading →
  3. Quick Hits: Budget Condenser Mics

    Quick Hits: Budget Condenser Mics
    AUDIO TECHNICA AT2020 Looking for a good condenser mic without breaking the bank? Check two of our quick favorites!   AUDIO TECHNICA AT2020 : Coming in at the very reasonable price of $99, the AT2020 has the earned its reputation of being one of the best “first mics” that will make a perfect addition to anyone building their first home...

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