10 Best Recording Mics of 2021

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#1 in Recording Mics
9.7
Sennheiser MD 421 II Cardioid Dynamic Mic
9.7
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#2 in Recording Mics
9.4
Shure SM58 Handheld Dynamic Vocal Microphone
#3 in Recording Mics
9.3
Aston Microphones Origin Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone
#4 in Recording Mics
9.2
Rode NT5-MP Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphones, Matched Pair
#5 in Recording Mics
9.2
Warm Audio WA-47 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone
#6 in Recording Mics
9.2
AKG Pro Audio C214 Professional Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, Grey
#7 in Recording Mics
9.2
Rode NTK Premium Tube Cardioid Condenser Microphone
#8 in Recording Mics
9.1
Neumann TLM 102 Condenser Microphone, Nickel
#9 in Recording Mics
9.1
Neumann TLM 103 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Mono Set, Nickel)
#10 in Recording Mics
9.0
TZ Stellar X2 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser XLR Microphone
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Sennheiser MD 421 II Cardioid Dynamic MicSennheiser Pro Audio
Shure SM58 Handheld Dynamic Vocal MicrophoneShure
Aston Microphones Origin Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser MicrophoneAston Microphones
Rode NT5-MP Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphones, Matched PairRode
Warm Audio WA-47 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser MicrophoneWarm Audio
AKG Pro Audio C214 Professional Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, GreyAKG Pro Audio
Rode NTK Premium Tube Cardioid Condenser MicrophoneRode
Neumann TLM 102 Condenser Microphone, NickelSennheiser Pro Audio
Neumann TLM 103 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Mono Set, Nickel)Neumann
TZ Stellar X2 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser XLR MicrophoneTZ
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