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Best 10 Budget Condenser Microphones for Your Home Recording Studio (India)

Best 10 Budget Condenser Microphones for Your Home Recording Studio (India)

Microphones for Song Recording Studio

Who doesn’t know about a microphone? But less people are able to choose right microphone for the studio setup. Below, I have given some features that you should look in a microphone before buying!

Types of Microphones for Recording Studio

There are normally two types of microphones. One is dynamic microphone and another is condenser microphone. Both work great in their field of application. There are many occasions when you need a dynamic microphone. There are many reasons when you need a condenser microphone.

MXL Mics 770 Condenser Cardioid Microphone, Black (Electronics)


List Price:INR 8,299.00
New From:INR 4,009.39 In Stock
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Almost every music recording studio uses condenser microphone to record more detailed audios. Its more versatile and sensitive then a dynamic microphone. Mostly, all the condenser microphones are connected with a XLR cable to the Audio Interface, which there after connects to the computer to software. However some microphones also come with USB connectivity so that they can connect directly with the laptop / computer without using an audio interface. Here are some of the examples of the condenser microphones which you may consider for your dream home song/audio recording studio!

Why Condenser Microphones?

Condenser microphones are more powerful when compared to the dynamic microphones. You can judge from the following points:

  1. Its more sensitive then Dynamic Microphones
  2. It records more detailed audio when compared to dynamic microphones
  3. It is used in most of the professional studios
  4. It supports Phantom power too which can be very useful
  5. It can record every instrument with wider frequency range

Robustrion RB-1200 Professional Studio Condenser Microphone Set – Black


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Which Condenser Microphone to Choose?

You can choose the right condenser microphone depending upon the following factors:

  1. Your Budget
  2. Requirement
  3. Nature of use like .. aggressive/rough etc because condenser microphones are not made to use roughly
  4. Your recording place: Condenser microphones can pick more reflections and background noise because they are very sensitive

You can consider the following condenser microphones in India if you are planning to set up your dream recording studio at home!


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Blue Microphones Snowball-GB USB Microphone, Gloss Black


Features: Transducer type: Condenser, pressure gradient with USB digital output, Polar patterns: Omndirectional or cardioid, Frequency response: Position 1-3: 40-18KHz, Sample/Word rate: 44.1KHz/16-bit, Weight: 460g; Dimensions: 325mm (circumference); Gloss black finish

Finally, a USB mic that’s not only easy to use, but sounds as good on your desktop as it does in a professional recording studio. Meet the Snowball, the world’s first professional USB mic. Whether you’re recording a guitar at your kitchen table or a complete band in the studio, the Snowball can capture it with detail unheard of before in a USB mic. The Snowball is a direct plug n’ play mic that connects to either a Mac or PC – no additional software is needed. With its dual capsule design and unique three-pattern switch (cardioid, cardioid with -10dB pad and omni), the Snowball can handle everything from soft vocals to the loudest garage band and it’s ideal for podcasting. Check it out and you’ll see why it’s the coolest mic in town. System Requirements – Windows: 7, XP Home Edition or XP Professional, USB 1.0 or 2.0, 64MB RAM; Macintosh: Mac OSX, USB 1.0 or 2.0, 64MB RAM
List Price:INR 7,599.00
New From:INR 8,496.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Samson C01 Large Diaphragm Vocal Condenser Microphone


Features: Cardioid Pickup Pattern, Large 19mm Diaphragm, Heavy Gauge Mesh Grill, Gold Plated XLR Connector, LED Indicates 48V Phantom Power

Great for recording vocals, acoustic instruments and for use as overhead drum mics, the new Samson C01 large diaphragm condenser microphone is accurate, detailed, and smooth, with plenty of warm bass and extended top end. This sturdy microphone features a large 19mm capsule with 3-micron diaphragm, for a smooth flat frequency response. The Hypercardioid polar pattern is ideal for applications where more isolation is desired, and the internal shock mount reduces unwanted handling or stand noise. The C01 features a heavy gauge mesh grill screen, a gold plated XLR connecter and a blue LED indicating 48V phantom power. The unit includes a swivel stand mount, and fits the optional SP01 shockmount for further isolation from stand noise.
List Price:INR 4,650.00
New From:INR 4,650.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Blue Microphones Snowball iCE Condenser Microphones (White)


Features: Custom condenser capsule offers crystal clear audio for skype, messages and facetime, Record vocals, create podcasts, and add narration to your home movies, Add crystal clear audio to recordings for youtube, Easy plug and play directly to your Mac or PC – no drivers to install, Ships with desktop stand and USB cable

It’s never been easier to get high-quality sound for your voice and computer-based audio recordings. At home, the office—or anywhere for that matter—the Snowball iCE USB microphone delivers audio quality that’s light years ahead of your computer’s built-in microphone. The custom cardioid condenser capsule offers crystal-clear audio for communicating, creating and recording. Snowball iCE is Skype certified so you’re guaranteed to get great-sounding results, and comes ready to go with an adjustable desktop mic stand and USB cable. It even works automatically with your Mac or PC—no drivers required.
List Price:INR 5,499.00
New From:INR 4,189.00 In Stock
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Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone (Chrome)


Features: Large (25mm) diaphragm condenser for rich audio recording, Cardioid pickup pattern, Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz – 20kHz, CD quality, 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution, Fold-back leg design provides optimal mic positioning

Meteor Mic is the universal solution for recording music on your computer. Perfect for your home studio, Meteor Mic is also ideal for Skype, iChat or voice recognition software. With Meteor Mic, you can make incredible recordings that are out of this world.
List Price:INR 8,000.00
New From:INR 6,715.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone


Features: The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology, Ideal for project/home-studio applications, 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

Audio-Technica’s stringent quality and consistency standards set the AT2020 apart from other mics in its class. Its low-mass diaphragm is custom-engineered for extended frequency response and superior transient response. With rugged construction for durable performance, the microphone offers a wide dynamic range and handles high SPLs with ease. The AT2020: the new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers.
List Price:INR 10,899.00
New From:INR 8,541.00 In Stock
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MXL Mics 770 Condenser Cardioid Microphone, Black


Features: Gold-sputtered, 6-micron and low distortion diaphragm, FET preamp with balanced output, Switchable bass cut and -10dB pad, Legendary MXL sonic characteristics, Comes with shock mount and rugged carrying case

The MXL 770 condenser microphone continues to amaze recording artists all over the world with its incredible price/performance ratio. Singers, especially rappers, love the 770 for its solid bass, as well as its upfront high-end. The MXL 770 even uses a high quality FET preamp with balanced output for a wide dynamic range. This is a perfect piece for seasoned pros or newbie musicians who want a quality condenser mic that won’t break the bank.
List Price:INR 8,299.00
New From:INR 4,009.39 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Samson C03 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone


Features: Switchable SuperCardioid, Omni and figure-8 pickup patterns, Dual 19mm capsule design, Switchable high-pass filter and 10dB pad, Gold-plated XLR connectors, Carry Case & swivel mount included

The dual-diaphragm Samson CO3 has all the performance features that you demand from a large diaphragm studio condenser microphone!
List Price:INR 6,200.00
New From:INR 6,200.00 In Stock
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Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone (Chrome)


Features: Large (25mm) diaphragm condenser for rich audio recording, Cardioid pickup pattern, Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz, CD quality, 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution, Fold-back leg design provides optimal mic positioning

Meteor Mic is the universal solution for recording music on your computer. Perfect for your home studio, Meteor Mic is also ideal for Skype, iChat or voice recognition software. With Meteor Mic, you can make incredible recordings that are out of this world.Solid and Sound Producing rich audio recording for any application, Meteor Mic has one of the largest condenser diaphragms (25mm) of any USB mic available. Its cardioid pickup pattern, smooth frequency response and 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution give you professional audio results no matter what you’re recording.
List Price:INR 8,000.00
New From:INR 5,825.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone


Features: USB studio condenser microphone, Large, 19mm diaphragm ensures pristine studio-quality audio, Headphone output for zero-latency monitoring, Ideal for recording music, ADR work, Sound Foley, voiceovers, audio for YouTube videos, Vastly improves Skype, FaceTime, VoIP applications and speech-to-text dictation software

Samson introduced the world’s first USB studio condenser microphone, the C01U. Today, we’re expanding on its revolutionary design with the new C01U Pro. Now with a headphone output for zero-latency monitoring and an improved signal-to-noise ratio, the C01U Pro ensures the natural warmth and detail of vocal and instrumental performances are captured in all your digital recordings.
List Price:INR 7,150.00
New From:INR 4,809.94 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Rode NT-USB USB Condenser Microphone, Black


Features: High quality studio microphone with the convenience of USB connectivity, Ultra-low noise, On-mic mix control, Includes Tripod stand, pop shield and ring mount

Versatile USB condenser microphone with zero latency monitoring and plug and play operation. Compatible with PC, Mac, iPad and most Android tablets. Pop Shield, Stand Mount, Tripod, 6m USB cable and Protective Zip Case included.
List Price:INR 19,600.00
New From:INR 16,967.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

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