Tag: microphones

Rode NT1-A

I wanted a voice/accustic microphone for home recording purposes. After reviewing coutnless vidoes and articles about the choices, I decided to go for the Rode NT1-A. It came highly recommended in the range of 100 EUR. The microphone just arrived today and I didn’t have the opportunity to make practical experiences with it. I wll…


Shure SM58

The Shure SM58 is a legendary microphone. I think one can say that. And Shure makes sure to feed that legend: SM58 50th Anniversary. I guess I am in good company considering all the big names mentioned there. The SM58 is a dynamic microphone and doesn’t need a battery. Thank God :-). Since 2012 when…


Electrovoice BK-1

The Electro-Voice BK-1 is a condenser cardioid microphone. It came highly recommended back in the 80s when I got mine. It needs power to work well and has a 4.5 volt battery in its housing. This batteries were really expensive I remember. When it is low on juice the sound quality goes down hill. Some…