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Small diaphragm condenser microphones user reviews

  • Sennheiser e 614

    Sennheiser e 614 - moosers's review


    The Sennheiser E 614 is a small diaphragm condenser microphone that is primarily a mic for the studio, but I could see it translating well to the stage.  However, since I've only got experience with this mic in the studio, this review will only be fo…

  • Sennheiser MKH405

    Sennheiser MKH405 - moosers's review


    The Sennheiser MKH405 is a unique shot gun condenser microphone that can be used for a variety of applications.  While it can be used for recording during filming, I've only used this in a recording studio for recording music.  However, I do think th…

  • CAD E-300

    CAD E-300 - moosers's review


    The CAD E-300 is a large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser microphone.  It has a high pass filter as well as a 20 db pad.  The mic has a few polar pick up pattern settings including omni, cardioid, and figure 8.  I have only used this microphone in t…

  • Schoeps CMT56

    Schoeps CMT56 - moosers's review


    The Schoeps CMT56 is a large diaphragm condenser microphone designed for use in the recording studio.  I wouldn't recommend bringing this outside the studio as it is somewhat fragile and is an older microphone.  It has a switchable polar pick up patt…

  • Neumann KM 54

    Neumann KM 54 - moosers's review


    The Neumann KM 54 is a large diaphragm tube condenser microphone that is suitable for a number of different applications.  The mic isn't suitable for live shows at it is old and fragile and needs to be treated with the utmost of care.  The mic has a …

  • sE Electronics sE4 Stereo Pair

    sE Electronics sE4 Stereo Pair - moosers's review


    The SE Electronics SE4 Stereo Pair are a set of small diaphragm condenser microphones that are designed for use in the studio.  Since my main focus is on recording, I've only had the chance to use these microphones inside the studio.  The mics have a…

  • Shure BG5.1

    Shure BG5.1 - songboy's review


    This is definitely a Vocal mic used in live situations.    It is a Vocal Condenser mic with a Cardioid Pattern. OVERALL OPINION The best thing about this mic is the both the warmth and the clarity it delivers in a live setting.  it is excellent fo…

  • Samson Technologies C02

    Samson Technologies C02 - moosers's review


    The Samson Audio C02s come as a pair of small diaphragm condenser microphones that are designed for use in the studio or for recording live shows.  I don't believe that they are sold alone and only come as a stereo pair.  The mics have a cardioid pol…

  • Shure SM86

    Shure SM86 - moosers's review


    The Shure SM86 is a condenser microphone that is designed for live performances.  Most microphone that look like this are dynamic microphones which don't have as much clarity as this one does.  Having the mic within this sturdy casing makes it the pe…

  • Earthworks QTC1

    Earthworks QTC1 - moosers's review


    The Earthworks QTC1 (aka QTC 40) is a small diaphragm condenser microphone that is designed for use in the recording studio.  It is a high definition microphone and it picks up frequencies between 4 Hz and 40 KHz, which is a huge difference when comp…