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What is microphone gain, and how does it work?

Microphone gain is one of the most critical aspects to keep account of when recording. Without it, your mic would be virtually useless. But what exactly is gain and how does it work? Let’s dive in.

Neumann U 87 Ai review

Today, we’ll be reviewing the Neumann U 87 Ai condenser microphone. This is the updated version of the original U 87, which had its debut in 1967.

The original U 87 is one of the most sought-after and acclaimed microphones to ever grace the recording studio. Their popularity has made them a little hard to come by, so Neumann has updated the design and come out with a more modern addition (probably to keep appearances up).

Electro-Voice RE20 review

Today, we’ll be reviewing the Electro-Voice RE20 dynamic microphone.

Debuting in 1969, the RE20 initially became a favorite amongst radio broadcasters due to its clarity and immunity to proximity effect. Since then, it slowly became known as one of the most useful microphones a studio engineer could own.

Let’s get started with the review.

Solid State Logic Connex review

Today, we’ll be reviewing the SSL Connex USB conferencing microphone.

Solid State Logic’s reputation is legendary, and the company is often at the forefront of innovation in the realm of audio. The Connex has specifically been marketed as a conference mic, aimed towards folks and businesses looking for a decent microphone for meetings and video conferences.

Let’s take a look to see if there’s anything else it can do.

Aston Element review

Today, we’ll be reviewing Aston Microphone’s Element, which is an active moving coil microphone. Aston Microphones are well-known for their unique and innovative designs and high-quality microphones, so we’re curious to see how this microphone stands up against the company’s reputation. Let’s get into it.