10 Best Recording Microphone For Vocals

Last Updated December 2019 Based on 4615 Reviews
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Monoprice Microphone Isolation Shield - Black - Foldable With 3/8' Mic Threaded Mount, High Density Absorbing Foam Front & Vented Metal Back Plate - Stage Right
Monoprice Monoprice Microphone Isolation Shield - Black - Foldable With 3/8" Mic Threaded Mount, High Density Absorbing Foam Front & Vented Metal Back Plate - Stage Right
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9.7 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Includes all assembly and mounting hardware | Branding/Logo on Product May Differ
  • Dual clamp mount attaches to mic stands or booms up to 1.25" diameter.
  • Features a standard 3/8" microphone threaded mount and includes a 3/8" to 5/8" thread adapter
  • Measures about 17.3" x 15.4" x 5.5" when folded for storage
  • Acoustic foam front and vented metal back plate. The two outer panels can be folded inward for storage or for creating a tighter acoustic isolation chamber.
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MXL Mics 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
MXL Mics MXL Mics 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
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9.3 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Multi-purpose condenser microphone
  • Excellent for vocals, pianos, stringed instruments, and percussion
  • Balanced bass response with high end clarity
  • Low frequency roll-off to reduce unwanted rumble
  • Low noise FET preamp with balanced, transformerless output
  • Patented design
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Rockville RCM03 Pro Studio Recording Condenser Microphone Mic+Metal Shock Mount
Rockville Rockville RCM03 Pro Studio Recording Condenser Microphone Mic+Metal Shock Mount
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9 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Rockville RCM03 Pro Studio Recording Condenser Microphone Mic+Metal Shock Mount. Aluminum high quality construction
  • Polar Pattern: Internally Polarized Condenser Cardioid Design. Large diaphragm for smooth, natural sound and low noise.
  • Power Requirements: 48V DC phantom power or computer sound card (can connect to the phantom power channel of your mixer or can connect to your laptop or computer).
  • Uni-directional. Sensitivity: -27dB±2dB(0dB=1V/Pa at1kHZ). Output impedance: 200Ohm±30%(at 1kHz). Standard operating voltage: 3V.
  • Operating voltage range: 1.5V-10V. Current consumption: less than 500uA. Voltage deduction characteristic: within 3dB at 2V. S/N ratio: More than 24dB.
  • Frequency Response: 30Hz - 20 KHz. Fixed Crossover Filter cutoff frequency: 40Hz---16 KHz. Load impedance: Greater or = to 1000 Ohms.
  • Equivalent Noise level: Less than 18dB A (IEC581-5). Max. Input SPL: 126dB(THD≤1.0% at 1kHZ).
  • Electrical current: Greater than 4.8Ma. Microphone body net weight:320 Grams (0.7 Pounds).
  • Microphone Max.diameter 44mm (1.73" inches). Microphone Length 217mm (8.54" inches).
  • Microphone material: steel grille + Alluminum (handheld part). PCB Layout: Surface mount
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Pyle Mini Portable Vocal Recording Booth - Use with Standard Microphone, Isolation Noise Filter Reflection Shield for Recording Studio Quality Audio - Dual  Acoustic Foam Soundproof Panel PSMRS09
Pyle Pyle Mini Portable Vocal Recording Booth - Use with Standard Microphone, Isolation Noise Filter Reflection Shield for Recording Studio Quality Audio - Dual Acoustic Foam Soundproof Panel PSMRS09
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8.8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • DUAL FOLDING SOUNDPROOFING: The folding diffusion shell is a curved metal plates with small holes designed to redirect unwanted audio. While the foam absorption lining are lined with high quality foam used to absorb the source reflecting audio waves.
  • STUDIO QUALITY: Unwanted audio ambience may be generated unexpectedly. But, Pyle vocal booth foam offers high density deflection noise absorbing foam tiles that has an acoustic foam panel thickness for about 2.0'' inch to record studio quality music.
  • ELIMINATES NOISE INTERFERENCE: Shield used to reduce ambient noise, create a closer, drier, more controlled vocal or instrument recording in many situations. Also, it helps you achieve isolated vocals in small home studios and untreated environments.
  • ADJUSTABLE MICROPHONE DEPTH: Compact with reflection filter to achieve vertical mounting only making it the perfect solution for vocal recording. It can be adjusted ranging from 1" to 5" that can fit universal standard 5/8" microphone threading.
  • USED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR: Regardless if you're pro or an aspirant, with this superb setup you'll be equipped to record clear, focused natural sound of your voice, even in a room with imperfect acoustics. Get ready to record and be a star!
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Audio-Technica AT2020PK Vocal Microphone Pack for Streaming/Podcasting
Audio-Technica Audio-Technica AT2020PK Vocal Microphone Pack for Streaming/Podcasting
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8.5 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Ideal for vocal pickup
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range provide unmatched versatility
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
  • The circumaural design of the ATH M20x contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
  • Adjustable studio boom arm provides full 360 degree rotation and adjustable, spring stabilized joints with thumbscrews for easy repositioning of the microphone
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Shure PGA48-LC Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
Shure Shure PGA48-LC Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
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8.1 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Tailored microphone cartridge design specifically for clarity in the standard frequency range of speech
  • Cardioid polar pattern picks up audio from the source while rejecting unwanted noise
  • Updated industrial design with black metallic finish and grille featuring classic silver ball grille
  • Three available options: (1) with 15-foot XLR-XLR cable, (2) with 15-foot XLR-QTR cable, and (3) without cable
  • On/Off switch for discrete control of microphone operation
  • Stand adapter for mounting to a microphone stand
  • Zipper pouch included for additional protection during storage or transport
  • Legendary Shure quality design and construction for exceptional performance in rigorous environments
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AKG P220 Vocal Condenser Microphone, Black (3101H00420)
AKG AKG P220 Vocal Condenser Microphone, Black (3101H00420)
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7.9 Good
Product Highlights
  • Audio frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 155 dB
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV/pa
  • Pattern and type Capsule: Condenser
  • Pattern: Cardioid Type: mounted applications primary: studio Secondary: stage other: not applicable physical x W x (D): 6.3 x 7/weight: 1lb. 2oz. (530G)other case: metal clip: shock mount
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Pyle 3 Piece Professional Dynamic Microphone Kit Cardioid Unidirectional Vocal Handheld MIC with Hard Carry Case & Bag, Holder/Clip & 26ft XLR Audio Cable to 1/4'' Audio Connection (PDMICKT34)
Pyle Pyle 3 Piece Professional Dynamic Microphone Kit Cardioid Unidirectional Vocal Handheld MIC with Hard Carry Case & Bag, Holder/Clip & 26ft XLR Audio Cable to 1/4'' Audio Connection (PDMICKT34)
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7.8 Good
Product Highlights
  • UNIDIRECTIONAL - Cardioid pickup pattern captures source signal such as guitar amplifier or vocalist, while shunning off-axis sound minimizing background noise & feedback reproducing audio without interference from instruments or speakers on stage.
  • DYNAMIC - For optimal clarity and punch, robust & resistant to moisture, achieving high gain before feedback, makes this microphone ideal for live vocal applications and for recording amplified instruments.
  • ULTRA-WIDE FREQUENCY RESPONSE - for brilliant and transparent sound with integrated pop filter and windscreen to minimize breath and pop noises you can count on it to come through after countless gigs and studio applications.
  • TRAVEL CASE & ACCESSORIES - Beautiful hard travel case & storage bag for microphone clip holders & professional grade 26+ft. XLR-to-1/4 cables supplied, perfect for professional studios & on-stage vocal performances all over the globe.
  • HIGH QUALITY - Rugged, all-metal construction for maximum reliability featuring a zinc die-cast case and steel mesh windscreen with anti-dent ring. A perfect all-purpose, versatile stage and recording microphone.
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Audio-Technica AT2020USB+PK Vocal Microphone Pack for Streaming/Podcasting
Audio-Technica Audio-Technica AT2020USB+PK Vocal Microphone Pack for Streaming/Podcasting
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7.5 Good
Product Highlights
  • Condenser microphone with USB output for digital recording
  • High quality AD converter with 16 bit, 44.1/48 kiloHertz sampling rate for superb audio
  • Headphone jack with volume control allows you to monitor the microphone signal with no delay
  • The circumaural design of the ATH M20x contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
  • Adjustable studio boom arm provides full 360 degree rotation and adjustable, spring stabilized joints with thumbscrews for easy repositioning of the microphone; HEADPHONE OUTPUT POWER:130 megaWatt (at 1 kiloHertz , 10 percentage T.H.D., 32 ohm load)
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Shure SM58-LC Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone - Black
Shure Shure SM58-LC Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone - Black
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7.1 Good
Product Highlights
  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff to control proximity effect
  • Effective built-in spherical wind and pop filter. Frequency response: 50 to 15,000 Hz
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise.
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise

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