What's Your Favorite Condenser Mic For Recording?
bricktop
May 24 2008, 05:04 PM
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Just want to see what people like for vocals, etc. Something in the 100-300 dollar range (US currency :-)

I've been looking at akg and a rode nt1-a, as well as some cheaper mxl mics..

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Andrew Cockburn
May 24 2008, 05:51 PM
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I am a fan of Rode and I have an NT1-A - works great for vocals and also is great fro acoustic guitar.

I liked it so mych that I moved up to a Rode K2 and that is even better!

I don't think you can get a better mic than the NT1-A in its price range, allthough there are a few worthy contenders.

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AKG sensor also a good mic for recording

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May 25 2008, 01:04 AM
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I have an audio technica AT3035....Great sounding mic...gets great reviews.

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QUOTE (Andrew Cockburn @ May 24 2008, 04:51 PM) *
I am a fan of Rode and I have an NT1-A - works great for vocals and also is great fro acoustic guitar.

I liked it so mych that I moved up to a Rode K2 and that is even better!

I don't think you can get a better mic than the NT1-A in its price range, allthough there are a few worthy contenders.


+1 for the Rode NT1-A - it's a great all rounder in that price range.

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I like the quality of the Rode's too, I would settle for them smile.gif

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NT1 here too, I have heard only the best things about it, tho I did not use it to be honest.

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QUOTE (USAMAN @ May 24 2008, 08:04 PM) *
I have an audio technica AT3035....Great sounding mic...gets great reviews.


I have a 3035 that I picked up on eBay for $100. I'm very happy with it but I haven't really given it a good workout yet. Hopefully soon. It'll take 158db with the -10db cut engaged. Sensitive at low volumes too...I gotta get a pop screen still.

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I like ADK 51. Very cheap yet very good smile.gif

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