10 Best Microphones for Podcast
Here are the 10 best podcast microphones out there!
1. Shure SM7B
Industry Standard Podcast Microphone, you can never go wrong with this microphone, but it needs a cloudlifter to make it work better!
2. Shure MV7
Little Brother to Shure SM7B. It's USB powered, so you can plug it into your computer and call it a day!
3. Rode PodMic Cardioid Dynamic
Compact Dynamic Microphone. However, it's not USB powered, so you would need an audio interface to connect to computer.
4. Electro-Voice RE20
A great alternative to Shure SM7B. Another great broadcast Microphone that can translate well into Podcasting. However, like SM7B, it needs Cloudlifter to make it work better, and it's heavy, so you would need a strong microphone stand or desk mount for it.
5. Aston Stealth Microphones
Another great alternative to SM7B, and this time you don't need a cloudlifter due to the fact that it has a built-in pre-amp. However, you do need an audio interface just like SM7B and RE20, and the phantom power on the audio interface if you want to use the extra 25db of gain!
6. Beyerdynamic M70 Pro X Dynamic Microphone
Another great alternative for SM7B, and best of all, it doesn't require cloudlifter or phantom power. However, it still needs and audio interface to connect to computer
7. Samson Q2U USB Microphone
An cheaper alternative for Shure MV7. It's both smaller and more compact than MV7, and it has a USB connection. However, the dynamic range is not as big as MV7B.
8. Audio Technica ATR2100x-USB
Another cheaper alternative to MV7, similar to Samson Q2U.
9. Rode Procaster Broadcast Dynamic Microphone
A Cheaper Alternative to Electro-Voice RE 20. However, it's similar to RE20 in a sense that you need audio interface for it.
10. Shure SM58
Classic dynamic microphone that used by many due to it being cheap and easy to come by. However, you still need audio interface for it.