Lessons from 5 microphones and how to choose one
It’s been a long and expensive learning curve to choosing a microphone which works for me. About 25 years to be exact. To save you the time and about £3000 of mistakes, here is what I’ve learned in the process.
This was my first microphone. You never forget your first. I found it in a local second-hand charity shop (thrift shop) for £1. It turned out to be a talkback and paging microphone. My first encounter with the dynamic vs. condenser dilemma – I’ll come back to that later. More importantly, I discovered that a microphone’s impedance makes the difference.
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