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LARGE DIAPHRAGM CONDENSER MICS Sontronics STC2 Silver 000488 £126 A great-sounding condenser mic that’s perfect for almost anything, the Sontronics STC2 includes a suspension mount and flightcase! 770747 (Black, £126)
Sontronics STC3X 000490 £190 A great solution for all your recording setup, the Sontronics STC-3XL includes a workhorse mic and accessories!
Rode NT1A Studio Pack 818414 £133 With a shockmount, pop shield, cable and instructional DVD, as well as a first rate mic, the Rode NT1A bundle is an easy choice! 214441 (NT2A Studio Pack, £208)
Shure PGA58 Mic-Lead-Stand Pack 911987 £40 A dynamic mic, stand and cable for this price? Yup, perfect for gigging and recording on a budget, the Shure PGA58 mic pack gets it done!
SE Electronics Magneto 251330 £38 From the toppest of studios to the nookest of bedrooms, sE Electronics has the mic for you, including the excellent and affordable Magneto!
SE Electronics X1 823499 £82
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Telefunken CU29 Copperhead
If you want those top-heavy sources to sit nicely in the mix, the Sontronics Sigma ribbon mic is what you want in front of them!
Looking for a great-sounding and versatile cardioid valve mic at a great price? The Telefunken CU29 Copperhead is it!
The rugged and all-metal AKG C568B offers highest directivity matched with the widest frequency range possible.
780957 £533 Ribbon mics are back in a big way, and the Rode NTR mic gets on board in a big way with all the classic sound you need.
Royer R-101 Mono, passive ribbon microphone based on the electrodynamic pressure gradient operating principle.
Apogee Mic 96k
• Frequency response 30Hz - 15kHz • Less than 1% distortion at 125dB SPL
With the Apogee Mic 96k, you can make studio-quality recordings anywhere with just it and your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
SE Electronics X1 USB
When you want a USB mic that was designed to be a proper studio condenser first, then the sE X1 USB is for you!
• Valve cardioid condenser microphone
SE Electronics X1 T
094751 £125 When you start out with an already lauded capsule and add premium valve circuitry, you get the very special sE X1 T.
901405 £92 • Plugs in directly to any computer with a USB interface • Switchable Supercardioid, Omni, and Figure-8 Pickup Patterns
Rode VideoMic Go 979905 £45
• High quality end-address directional microphone
• Large capsule with gold-plated membrane • Ultra low noise
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Linda Jarvis In a nutshell studio (condensor) microphones are tonally and dynamically more responsive than their dynamic counterparts (but are much more sensitive so need careful handling). Suitable for a vast array of applications, they’re as useful on a vocal as they are a cello, acoustic guitar, guitar cab, or choir. Just don’t put them inside a drum!
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155744 £74 • Weight: 950g • Length: 855 mm - 3232.5 mm
STEREO MICROPHONES Rode NT4 562895 £296 • Stereo X/Y condenser microphone
• Studio ribbon microphone
256663 £105 748833 (Podcaster, £124)
Rode NT USB • Versatile studio-quality USB microphone
SE Electronics X1 R
A universal tube condenser microphone built with the same capsule from Neumann’s acclaimed U47 and M49 models.
Rode Boom Pole
• Tube condenser microphone • Frequency response: 20Hz-20KHz
385887 (Mini Boompole, £25)
Thought your studio couldn’t afford a Neumann? Think again, with the Neumann TLM 102 Studioset, it’s not just aspirational...
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SE Electronics Z5600A II
Neumann TLM 102 Studioset Nickel
The sE Electronics X1 takes sE’s legendary quality to a lower price point but has still won countless mic shootout contests.
A large-diaphragm condenser microphone offering a more affordable alternative to the renowned C414 family.
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Rode Videomic R Shotgun Condenser Microphone with Rycote Suspension 705459 £59 241366 (VideoMic Pro, £117) / 713340 (Stereo VideoMic, £115)
Rode NTG1 984364 £146 Modern cameras offer incredible picture quality, but the sound can leave a lot to be desired. Fix that with the Rode NTG1 video microphone! 363518 (NTG2, £150) / 200133 (NTG3, £450)
Rode iXY Stereo Microphone for iOS 155623 £83 • Stereo Microphone for iPhone & iPad • Up to 24-bit/96k recording 182998 (IXY Lightning, £106)
MICROPHONE SETS Shure PGDMK4 150536 £155 When you need an affordable drum mic set, look no further than the Shure PGDMK4 set with clips, cables and case!
Samson 5Kit 454293 £108 • Five piece drum mic kit
AKG Rhythm Pack 6 Piece Drum Mic Set 735295 £355 • AKG’s Rhythm Pack contains: 1x D 112, 2x C 430 and 3x D 40 • Comes in a protective aluminium carrying case
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Stereo microphone techniques are hugely important not only to curriculum but to getting professional recording results with many sound sources. Although wasted on bagpipes (as I discovered recently) acoustic guitars, choirs, drums pianos and beyond all sound wonderful when mic’d in stereo. Try experimenting with XY coincident, Spaced pair and even MS arrangements and see how it can open up the sound, giving depth, space and realism.
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