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Small diaphragm condenser microphones user reviews

  • AKG C 451 E

    AKG C 451 E - "Very good for strings"


    Very, very good for strings Condenser mic with cylindrical format and small capsule. OVERALL OPINION I have some other mics of the same type, I use this mainly for strings (folk guitar, violin). Compared to the Oktava MK012, it is much more …

  • Shure VP88

    Shure VP88 - "My new field mic!"


    The VP88 is a slim designed microphone that is used for professional recordings. This is the microphone that I prefer to use for recording sound effects when I am out and about. I was able to capture some really good crowd noise and street noise with…

  • Neumann KMS 105

    Neumann KMS 105 - "Live!"


    The KMS105 is a great microphone to use for live situations, it is more on the higher priced side of microphones but it is well worth the money. It has very low noise and uses a super cardioided polar pattern. This microphone is intended to be used w…

  • AKG Perception 170

    AKG Perception 170 - "great for overhead mics"


    The AKG Perception 170 Condenser microphone is sleek , stylish and more than affordable. It is a instrument microphone with a small diaphragm to give a clean and accurate sound. It does require phantom power and it has a cardioid polar pattern. I ha…

  • Shure KSM109

    Shure KSM109 - "KSM 109 good 4 church vocals"


    For using this mic as an up close vocal mic, put it on the (0) gain the mic to achieve the desired presence...and don't forget to adjust your EQ for max clarity. I didn't like the wind screen that came with the mic, so I got a differen…

  • Shure SM81-LC

    Shure SM81-LC - "SM81 is Quality Mic"


    The Shure Model SM81 is a high-quality, unidirectional condenser microphone designed for studio recording, broadcasting, and sound reinforcement. Its wide frequency response, low noise characteristics, and low RF susceptibility have made it a standar…

  • Earthworks SR40V

    Earthworks SR40V - "Live"


    The EarthWorks SR40V is a handheld hypercardioid condenser microphone that comes with a heavy price tag for it to be a hand held microphone. But when it comes to doing live performances you need to have a microphone that can handle your environment a…

  • Audix VX5

    Audix VX5 - "Had to boost some frequencies"


    The Audix VX5 is a super cardioid condenser microphone that cost almost 250 dollars. I have used the VX5 on vocals and on an acoustic guitar. Some times when we record vocals with the VX5 we have to boost a lot of the higher frequencies because it is…

  • Shure SM81

    Shure SM81 - "Be Gentle With It"


    The Shure SM81 is a small diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone. The price tag is on the high end for a small condenser microphone but it is well worth the 350 dollars spent. The new design of the SM81 is very slim and sleek. This is the perfect …

  • Shure Beta 87A

    Shure Beta 87A - "Plenty of warmth "


    The Shure Beta 87A has been one of my favorite microphones that I have purchased in the last year. It has a very smooth response and clear sound. It comes with a pouch to carry the microphone in, and when I bought it , it came with a microphone stand…