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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 5,393.84 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

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 17,994.00
New From: INR 8,674.00 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 6,170.00
New From: INR 9,400.00 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 audio with your computer! Home, office, anywhere- the Snowball iCE USB microphone delivers HD-quality audio that’s light-years ahead of your computer’s built
List Price: INR 5,499.00
New From: INR 4,929.00 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 19,071.00
New From: INR 8,024.25 In Stock
Used from: Out of 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, Warranty not applicable in India for items sold by amazon export sales LLC

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 5,393.84 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 7,218.00
New From: INR 6,551.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of 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

Overview

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.

Features

  • Large, 25mm diaphragm USB studio condenser microphone
  • Plugs directly into any computer with a USB input, no drivers required
  • Compatible with most computer-based digital audio workstation software
  • Works with iPad using Apple’s Lightning USB Camera Adapter or Camera Connection Kit (30-pin)
  • Cardioid pickup pattern
  • 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz20kHz
  • Stereo 1/8″ headphone jack for no latency monitoring
  • Headphone volume control with microphone mute switch
  • Fold-back leg design provides optimal mic positioning
  • Durable chrome-plated body
  • Includes USB cable and carry pouch
  • Samson Sound Deck Noise Cancellation Software (Mac OS X/Windows) available for purchase
List Price: INR 8,000.00
New From: INR 5,910.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock


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Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone


Features: Large, 19mm diaphragm ensures pristine studio-quality audio, Headphone output for zero-latency monitoring, Supercardiod pickup pattern, Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz, 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution

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 6,470.45 In 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 16,500.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

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Top 6 Dynamic Microphones for Low Budget Home Recording Setup (Buy Dynamic Microphone Online from Amazon)

Top 6 Dynamic Microphones for Low Budget Home Recording Setup (Buy Dynamic Microphone Online from Amazon)

Hi Musician! Dynamic microphones are great for practicing, live performing, recording professional songs, covers, audio casts etc. There are many benefits of the dynamic over condenser microphones. These are great for home recordings too and normally cheaper then condenser microphones. Dynamic microphone is also more durable then a condenser microphone.

Dynamic Microphones

The dynamic microphone (also known as the moving-coil microphone) works via electromagnetic induction. These are good for live recordings of a band. Good for performing live. Also good for less treated rooms.

So, if you want to purchase a budget dynamic microphone in India, then you should go through this article. Here I have placed 6 best options which you can adopt if you are planning to purchase a dynamic microphone online! You can get all of then from Amazon after clicking on the links.

Audio Technica ATR-1300 Unidirectional Dynamic Vocal/Instrument Microphone (Electronics)


List Price: INR 2,599.00
New From: INR 1,819.00 In Stock
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Please note that these microphones are supported with the audio interfaces only. If you want to purchase Audio Interface for your home recording studio, you can “Buy Audio Interface Online Here.”

Here are the details of the dynamic microphones which are provided in this article:

#1 Behringer XM8500 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

Behringer XM8500 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone (Electronics)


List Price: INR 2,970.00
New From: INR 2,150.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

#2 Sound King BETA 58A Dynamic Vocal Karaoke Microphone with 3.5mm

Sound King Beta 58A Dynamic Vocal Karaoke Microphone With 3.5mm


List Price: INR 899.00
New From: INR 555.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

#3 Audio-Technica ATR-1300 Unidirectional Dynamic Vocal/Instrument Microphone

Sound King Beta 58A Dynamic Vocal Karaoke Microphone With 3.5mm


List Price: INR 899.00
New From: INR 555.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

#4 PylePro PDMIC58 Professional Dynamic Microphone, Black

PylePro PDMIC58 Professional Dynamic Microphone, Black (Electronics)


List Price: INR 1,399.00
New From: INR 2,661.92 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

#5 Shure SV200 Vocal Microphone

Shure SV200 Vocal Microphone (Electronics)


List Price: INR 2,442.00
New From: INR 1,570.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

#6 Shure SV100-W Multi-Purpose Microphone with XLR-1/4″ Cable

Shure SV100-W Multi-Purpose Microphone with XLR-1/4 Cable (Electronics)


List Price: INR 2,000.00
New From: INR 1,298.00 In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock