Once upon a time, the home recording enthusiast could only dream about owning a large capsule condenser microphone. They were prohibitively expensive. Some of them still are. Then, a funny thing happened
Ah, MXL. We meet yet again for another review. But today, we aren’t talking about a condenser; we’re discussing the R144. Read on to learn about this unique and budget-friendly ribbon mic!
When it comes to home recording, the Audio Technica name is a strong one in the development of computer-based home studios. The AT microphone line has always been near the top of the list for excellent
MXL is renowned for their budget-friendly microphones, which are frequently used by creators in home studios. Running at about $99, this microphone is the least expensive in MXL’s V67 line. It was originally
AKG is a serious name in microphones, and perhaps its flagship model is the C414, a classic multi-pattern large diaphragm condenser that has a solid reputation as a do-anything studio mic. The AKG C214
Before the days of inexpensive Chinese-made condenser microphones, AKG was one of the big names in mic manufacturing. They stood apart from the other majors by diving right into the affordable mic market.
There’s nothing wrong with Chinese mics, since they brought the price of large diaphragm condensers into the reach of bedroom studios the world over. Australian microphone company Rode even used Chinese