Need help on choosing a good decent mic

By mephisto_007
May 16, 2005
  1. I am recording some home made audio track and have no any experience/knowledge chosing any mic before so any help would be great.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Take a look HERE for a range of mic`s costing from a few pounds to a few hundred pounds.

    A lot depends on what kind of thing you are intending to do.

    If it`s just a little recording for your own use then one of the cheaper options would be ok.

    If on the other hand it for a more professional project then you`d be better off with a good quality mic costing around 80 to 100 pounds upwards.

    Regards Howard :cool: :cool:
  3. mephisto_007

    mephisto_007 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 223

    Thank for the info howard_hopkinso, i appreciate that
  4. The Best Alias

    The Best Alias TS Rookie Posts: 113

    Shure SM57 and SM58 are 2 of the best generic dynamic type work-horse microphones made. They're Lo-Z so you'll need an impedance matching transformer to hook it up to yer PC.
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