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June 2017 Giveaway

Mic Reviews

and Buying Guides

Exclusive Buying Guides

Shopping for mics? Sweetwater's exclusive Buying Guides give you the information you need while searching for the right mic for your specific needs! Our studio mic, live sound mic, wireless system, and preamp guides have the answers to your questions, and give you tips that will help in your decision-making process.

Exclusive Video Mic Reviews

Sweetwater Sales Engineers have spent years evaluating, selecting, and (most importantly) using microphones in live sound, recording, and broadcast environments. We've asked several of them to give you the low-down on a number of popular mics, to help you choose the one that's right for you. Remember, expert advice is just a toll-free call away!


Large Ribbon Studio Microphone w/Cable and Carrying Case. Learn more

AKG C414 XLII Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone with 9 Switchable Polar Patterns. Learn more

Audio-Technica AT4050 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Multiple Polar Patterns. Learn more

Audix D6 Microphone

Cardioid Kick Drum Microphone - Black. Learn more

Audix i5 Dynamic Microphone

Dynamic Instrument Microphone. Learn more

Beyerdynamic M 160

Hypercardioid Ribbon Microphone with Double Ribbon Transducer. Learn more

Blue Microphones Bottle

Multi-pattern Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone System with Interchangeable Capsule. Learn more

Blue Microphones Bottle Rocket Stage 2

Large-diaphragm Transformerless Tube Microphone with Shockmount and Changeable Capsule. Learn more

Electro Voice RE20

Dynamic Cardioid Broadcast Microphone. Learn more

Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Large-diaphragm FET Condenser Mic w/ Cardioid, Omni, and Figure-8 Patterns, Gain and Attenuation Switches, and Shockmount. Learn more

Mojave Audio MA-300

Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Mic w/ Multiple Polar Patterns (Continuously Variable from Omni to Figure-8). Learn more

Miktek CV4

Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Mic with 9 Selectable Polar Pickup Patterns, Shockmount, and Aluminum Case. Learn more

Neumann U 87 Ai Set Dual-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone- Nickel

Large-diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone with 3 Polar Patterns, Shockmount, Windscreen, Mic Cable, and Wooden Storage Box - Nickel. Learn more

Neumann TLM 103 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone - Nickel

Large-diaphragm Cardioid Microphone in Wooden Jeweler's Box with 20Hz-20kHz Frequency Range. Learn more

Neumann M 149 Tube

Large-diaphragm Transformerless Tube Condenser Mic with Switchable Polar Patterns. Learn more

Neumann KM 184

Small-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone. Learn more

Rode NT1-A

Large-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Mic with Shockmount, Pop Shield, XLR Cable, Dust Cover, and Instructional DVD. Learn more

Schoeps Collette Modular Mic Cardioid Stereo Set

Stereo Pair of Cardioid Condenser Microphones. Learn more

Sennheiser MD 421 II

Dynamic Cardioid Microphone with High SPL Capacity and 5-Position Bass Roll-Off Switch. Learn more

Sennheiser e835 Live Vocal Microphone - 3-pack

Dynamic Cardioid Handheld Vocal Mic with 150dB SPL Handling and 40Hz-16KHz Frequency Response, 3-pack. Learn more

sE Electronics Z5600a II

Large-diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone with 9 Switchable Polar Patterns. Learn more

Shure SM81

Small-diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone with 20Hz-20kHz Frequency Range and 136dB SPL. Learn more

Shure SM58 Handheld Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Dynamic Vocal Microphone with Cardioid Pickup Pattern and 50Hz-15kHz Frequency Response, Includes Stand Adapter, and Zippered Carrying Case. Learn more

Shure Beta 87A Handheld Condenser Microphone

Handheld Supercardioid Electret Condenser Mic. Learn more

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