Hello cool peoples! I just bought most cheap condenser mic for vocals yesterday along with audio interface.
And within this post, I want to share with you guys about how to choosing the good studio mic for recording vocal into the computer.
When it comes to recording vocal on computer whether it for music, broadcasting or podcast. One thing that you should consider is what type of mic you should use. What kind of brand that have a good price for your budget, etc etc.
Because literally you can’t just use a “standard microphone” to record your vocal into any recording software in your computer, that usually people use it for talking or singing on “live performance”
Because it is not designed for that. And you will get a bunch of noise and very “unprofessional” result for sure. So! Condenser based microphone is the gear you need if you want to get the great result like a pro.
A Condenser mic is designed to have very high sensitivity, low noise
And .. like I’ve
I bought yesterday from local online store Tokopedia for IDR 749,000 or is about $51.3501 in USD. You can check it through this direct link to the product at Amazon
Below is one of the cover song I’ve done using iSK AT-100.
Okay! below is the screenshot when me unboxing iSK AT-100 Condenser Mic and my new Soundcard.
The products packing that I receive yesterday comes with 1pc shock mount, 2,5 M C-1 Mic cable and Color retail box packing. Yep! finally, I have a good Condenser mic 🙂
iSK AT-100 Condenser Mic Specification
Okay below is the specification of the iSK AT-100:
- Element: 18mm pure aluminium diaphragm capsule
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
- Sensitivity: -38db ±2db (0db=1V/Pa at 1KHz)
- Output Impedance: 200 Ω ±30% (at 1KHz)
- Load Impedance: >1000Ω
- Self Noise: 17db A
- SPL: 136db (at 1KHz < 1% T.H.D)
- S/N Ratio: 77db
- Housing: Die cast zinc
- Weight: about 300gram
- Dimension: 48mm (dia.)x165mm(L)
Overall, it is a very good condenser microphone for studio or home recording that you can get with
Conclusion & Disclosure
That was the most cheap but best Condenser microphone for recording vocal that I just buy yesterday to start my home recording project.
I hope this post will be useful for you who looking for cheap condenser mic but still afford to produce good quality audio.
BTW! If looking for the expensive microphone to buy for then there is a ton of brands and products that you can find out there. But here we are looking for the affordable ones, so you can calculate wisely for microphone cost for build a home studio recording, a podcast studio,
[Updated!] Below is the demo of iSK AT-100 condenser mic I’ve made by covering Nirvana’s song called “Polly” that I upload on Soundcloud. It’s spontaneous vocal take without Pop Filter. Guitar and bass played by me. Please check it out 🙂
Actually, I also have
And yeah you also will need a USB Audio Interface to record vocal on your computer who have XLR port. You can read the
You will also need a Compact mic stand that you can buy on Amazon just for $12, here is the link to the product that I recommended https://amzn.to/2P0jnI1 and ya! also don’t forget to bu
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Until the next post about “DIY Home recording stuff” Peace out! and stay true 🙂