Microphones

Shure Sm58

Shure SM58 Review

The Shure SM58 is a cardioid, dynamic microphone that offers a frequency response of 50Hz to 15kHz. It has an output impedance of 150 ohms. It weighs approximately 0.66lbs. It is 6.3-inches long and is 2-inches wide. The Shure SM58 ...
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Audio Technica At2022

Audio Technica AT2022 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Review

Affordable and quality are two words often paired by marketing without a lot of care. The 2022 model from the lower-end of Audio Technica's line is one condenser mic that can honestly lay claim to both. Priced comfortably around the ...
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Neumann U 87 Ai

Neumann U87 Ai Review

The Neumann U87 Ai is a cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8 studio microphone. It offers a rated impedance of 200 Ohms, as well as a rated load impedance of 1 Kohms. It weighs 500g, is 200mm in length, and 56mm in ...
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Royer R 121

Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone Review

If you are looking to take your acoustic instrument recording capabilities to the next level, then you might be surprised to learn that the technology required to do so lies within a much older piece of electronic equipment. Back before ...
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Zoom H4N Pro

Zoom H4N Pro Handy Recorder Review

Whether you're pairing audio with a video recording or you want something for interviews, you'll need a top-notch recording system. Unfortunately, it's not always ideal to bring an entire kit with you. However, there are quite a few handheld recorders ...
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Akg C414 Xls

AKG C414 XLS Condenser Microphone Review

If you want crisp, authentic vocals, then you need a large-diaphragm condenser mic. The outstanding original AKG C414 condenser mic shaped the recording industry, but the new C414 XLS has taken things one step further by including extra polarity patterns ...
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Sennheiser E 609

Sennheiser E609 Supercardioid Guitar Microphone Review

To help accentuate a guitar break, you might want to go to the lengths of micing up a cab rather than taking the DI route. Capturing a recording or a reproduction, rather than a faithful direct signal, can add a ...
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Sennheiser Md 421 II

Sennheiser MD421 II Review

If you want to capture the dynamics of louder instruments, then you will probably need to seek a dynamically balanced microphone. Condensers are usually a go-to for vocal takes as they're great for detailed work, but they can be on ...
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Sony C 800G

Sony C-800G Condesner Mic Review

Described as one of the most elite microphones on the market right now, the Sony C-800G is a splurge, with a pricing range above what most of us can afford. However, the splurge in price is completely worth it. The ...
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