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Re: Mic recommendations for £100 (new) or less

Postby wdsteele » Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:02 pm

The Rode M3 is hard to beat really - should lend a certain smoothness if like me your mics are mostly at the the good value end of the spectrum. Keep an eye on e-bay , I got mine for £39 in as new condition , but the price fluctuates a lot for some reason.

I think the NT3 referenced above is much more sensitive and maybe brighter sounding although still has the battery power option.
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Re: Mic recommendations for £100 (new) or less

Postby dickiefunk » Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:07 am

I've had good results with the Sennheiser E838 (silver E840). These were heavily discounted before being discontinued and cost £45 new from Maplin. I also bought a few "as new" second hand ones for between £20-£30. I prefer these to the SM58/57 and have used them on guitars, drums and vocals with great results.
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