Alongside the dynamic microphone, condenser microphone is one of the most common types of microphone that is used to record music. These are used both for studio recording and on stage. Condenser mics are capable of recording musical instruments as well as vocals. They can run on phantom power or be plugged in.
Condenser microphones are normally used to record guitars, voices, and acoustic instruments. The frequency of other instruments means that they are better served with a dynamic microphone.
These are useful for both recording and on stage. You simply point the mic at the source of the sounds that you are capturing, whether it be a voice, instrument, or amp.
There are different types of condenser microphone that have different polar patterns. These include omnidirectional, cardioid, shotgun, bi-directional, and boundary microphones.
Finding out which one you need depends on your sound source and where you are recording. There are different condenser mics that will work well as studio gear than for live performance. Some microphones are better for acoustic instruments, some are built for guitars and feedback.
Some of the brand options that you can choose from if you are looking at condenser microphones include Shure, Neumann, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Aston Microphones, and others.
You can pick up your very own condenser microphone by visit the Belfield Music store. You can get great value on nearly any type of microphone that you can imagine.
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