Tag archive for ‘Microphones’
By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Aston Microphones Spirit Review

Aston’s second mic is another large-diaphragm condenser. Mike Hillier enters the Spirit world…  Details Manufacturer Aston Microphones Price £299 Contact Sonic Distribution Web www.astonmics.com A More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

AKG C314 Review

The C314 slots into AKG’s product line between the legendary C414 and the C214, but which one does it most closely resemble? Huw Price finds out… Details Price £598 Contact Sound Technology 01462 480000 Web More...

By MusicTech.net On Friday, November 27th, 2015


Some might say RØDE has arrived late to the ribbon microphone party, but that doesn’t matter if the development effort has been worthwhile. Huw Price powers up the active NTR.   Details Price £589 Contact More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Aston Microphones Origin Review

This British manufacturer has entered a very busy section of the mic market. Mike Hillier tests its debut, the Origin… Details Price £199 Contact Sonic Distribution Web www.astonmics.com Aston Microphones More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Shure MOTIV Series Review

If you’ve been looking for an ultra-compact USB interface or a studio-quality front end for your laptop or iPhone, Shure’s new MOTIV series may have exactly what you need. Huw Price checks out the complete range… Details Price More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Audio Technica AT5045 Review

All is not what it seems with the AT5045. It may look like a pencil microphone, but it’s actually a side fire condenser with a large rectangular capsule. Huw Price reviews… Details Price £1,299 (£2,399 More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Neumann U47 FET Review

Besides a limited run of U67s back in 1992, Neumann has never done vintage reissues. However, the U47 FET is supposedly vintage-correct in every way. So is it as good as ever? Huw Price welcomes back an old friend… Details Price  More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Telefunken DD4 Drum Mic Pack Review

The Telefunken DD4 drum mic set bundles all the close mics necessary to record a kit. Mike Hillier steps into the drum booth… Details Price £1010 Contact Unity Audio 01799 520786 Web www.telefunken.com  More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Peluso P49 & P28 Review

Peluso produces replicas of classic microphones with bespoke circuits, high quality components and capsules that are assembled and tuned in house. The best bit is that they are affordable and sound fantastic. Does More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Sennheiser MK 8 Review

The Sennheiser MK 8 is a large-capsule condenser with dual diaphragms, five patterns and switches for pre-attenuation and bass roll-off. Huw Price listens closely… Details Price £690 Contact Sennheiser UK More...