10 Best Studio Condenser Microphones

Last Updated March 2020 Based on 3858 Reviews
1 Best of the Best!
MXL Mics 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
MXL Mics MXL Mics 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
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9.8 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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Rode NT-USB Versatile Studio-Quality USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone
Rode Rode NT-USB Versatile Studio-Quality USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone
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  • High quality studio microphone with the convenience of USB connectivity
  • Pop shield, Tripod desk stand, ring mount, storage pouch and 6m (20') USB cable included
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring
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Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio XLR Microphone, Black
Audio-Technica Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio XLR Microphone, Black
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9.4 Greet
Product Highlights
  • The price/performance standard in side address studio condenser microphone technology
  • Ideal for project/home studio applications; The noise level is 20 dB SPL
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range provide unmatched versatility
  • Custom engineered low mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response and superior transient response
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source.OUTPUT CONNECTOR:Integral 3 pin XLRM type
  • Black speckles on the mic is the finish of the item.AUDIO TECHNICA CASE STYLE:R7
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Neewer NW-700 Professional Studio Broadcasting Recording Condenser Microphone & NW-35 Adjustable Recording Microphone Suspension Scissor Arm Stand with Shock Mount and Mounting Clamp Kit
Neewer Neewer NW-700 Professional Studio Broadcasting Recording Condenser Microphone & NW-35 Adjustable Recording Microphone Suspension Scissor Arm Stand with Shock Mount and Mounting Clamp Kit
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Product Highlights
  • The Set Includes: (1) Condenser Microphone, (1)Adjustable Suspension Scissor Arm Stand, (1)Table Mounting Clamp, (1)Metal Shock Mount, (1)Pop Filter, (1)Ball-type Anti-wind Foam Cap, (1)3.5mm Male to XLR Female Cable. NOTE: Sound Card, 48V Phantom Power, 1/4" to XLR Cable & XLR to XLR Cable are needed to purchase additionally; If you want better sound effect, a sound card should be used; Please use a extra 48V phantom power adapter to connect it (phantom power adapter is not included)
  • The professional condenser microphone adopts the completely new audio circuit. Capture rich, full-bodied sound from sources that are directly in front of the mic. The cardioid pick-up pattern minimizes background noise and isolates the main sound source.
  • The adjustable scissor arm stand is made out of all steel construction, sturdy and durable. Folding type, convenient to carry. Can be mounted on the announcers' table. The double-braced arms add strength. *Max load: Approx 35oz / 1KG*
  • The microphone wind screen pop filter mask shield can ensure that your tracks are audible and easy to understand.And also it will make sure your message loud and clear, and banish the dreaded hissing and lisping sounds.
  • The metal shock mount features an angle adjustment with locking knob and can effectively reduce handling noise. The ball-type anti-wind foam cap can protect microphone against wind interference and singers' spit.The microphone can not be used with mobile phone and tablet computer. NOTE: It cannot work with Mac.
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Rode NT1-A Anniversary Vocal Cardioid Condenser Microphone Package
Rode Rode NT1-A Anniversary Vocal Cardioid Condenser Microphone Package
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Product Highlights
  • ENSURE YOU BUY GENUINE RØDE PRODUCTS! Products from sellers which say 'fulfilled by Amazon' under the price are NOT authorized resellers, and may not be selling genuine product.
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  • Delivers a warmth, extended dynamic range, and high SPL capability typical of more expensive offerings
  • The low noise makes it an ideal vocal microphone as well as perfect for recording guitars and percussion
  • A studio-grade pop shield and shock mount is included, along with a 20' microphone cable, dust cover, and an instructional video
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Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Condenser Microphone, Chrome
Samson Technologies Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Condenser Microphone, Chrome
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9.1 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Professional USB microphone with 1" Studio-quality Capsule.
  • Fold-back legs provide optimal mic positioning and folds up for easy transport.
  • Cardioid pickup pattern captures the Audio in front of the microphone, minimizing ambient sound from entering the recording.
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 20hz-20khz captures the detail of your voice or instrument.
  • 1/8" Stereo headphone output with level control for zero-latency monitoring.
  • Zinc die-cast construction with chrome-plated finish.
  • Large, 25mm diaphragm USB studio condenser microphone.
  • Works with iPad using Apple's Lightning USB Camera Adapter or Camera Connection Kit (30-pin).
  • 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution.
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz?20kHz.
  • Stereo 1/8" headphone jack for no latency monitoring.
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Neewer NW-800 Professional Studio Broadcasting & Recording Microphone Set Including (1)NW-800 Professional Condenser Microphone + (1)Microphone Shock Mount + (1)Ball-type Anti-wind Foam Cap + (1)Microphone Power Cable (Black)
Neewer Neewer NW-800 Professional Studio Broadcasting & Recording Microphone Set Including (1)NW-800 Professional Condenser Microphone + (1)Microphone Shock Mount + (1)Ball-type Anti-wind Foam Cap + (1)Microphone Power Cable (Black)
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9 Greet
Product Highlights
  • The Set Includes: (1)Black Professional Condenser Microphone + (1)Microphone Shock Mount + (1)Ball-type Anti-wind Foam Cap + (1)Microphone Power Cable.
  • The professional condenser microphone adopts the exacting complete electronic circuit control. Capture rich, full-bodied sound from sources that are directly in front of the mic.
  • The shock mount can effectively reduce handling noise. Good cardioid pickup output and high sensitivity
  • The ball-type anti-wind foam cap can protect microphone against wind interference and singers' spit.
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MXL 440 Multipurpose Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
MXL MXL 440 Multipurpose Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
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8.8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Multipurpose large-diaphragm microphone
  • Great for vocals and a wide range of instruments
  • FET preamp with balanced output and low noise
  • Excellent sound for all studio applications
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Behringer B-2 PRO Professional Gold-Sputtered Large Dual-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
Behringer Behringer B-2 PRO Professional Gold-Sputtered Large Dual-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
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8.5 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Professional 1'' gold-sputtered dual-diaphragm condenser microphone for unsurpassed audio quality
  • Ideal as main and support microphone for studio and live applications--perfect for acoustic instruments and overhead etc.
  • Selectable cardioid, omnidirectional or figure eight pickup pattern
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with shock-mounted gold-sputtered dual-diaphragm capsule
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off and input attenuation
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Marantz Professional MPM1000 | Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Windscreen, Shockmount, Tripod Stand and XLR Cable
Marantz Professional Marantz Professional MPM1000 | Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Windscreen, Shockmount, Tripod Stand and XLR Cable
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8.4 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Studio-grade condenser microphone that delivers premium audio performance for crystal clear audio capture - perfect for vocals, acoustic instruments, amplifiers and more
  • Directional cardioid polar pattern and pure-aluminum-plated, 18mm-diameter-diaphragm condenser capsule
  • Smooth, wide ranging frequency response (20-20,000Hz) captures the full audible spectrum
  • High sensitivity and low signal-to-noise ratio captures every subtle nuance of your source audio
  • Compact footprint and lightweight form factor for portable audio capture

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