Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones (Pair)
    Product # 600700
    Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones (Pair)
    Product # 600700
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    Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones (Pair)

    When you need to record or otherwise amplify acoustic based instruments, you need high-quality, transparent microphones that will accurately reproduce every note, tone, and nuance of your performance. What you need is this pair of Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones from Monoprice!

    These microphones come as a pair, so that you can stereo mic a drum kit or mic an acoustic duet. They feature a 6-micron gold-sputtered diaphragm with a cardiod polar pattern. They require +48V Phantom Power to operate and connect to your mixer using a gold-plated XLR plug.

    Included with the pair of microphones is a pair of mic clips and a pair of windscreens. The microphones come in a storage box with cutouts in the foam for each item included, as well as four cutouts for additional transducer capsules (additional capsules available separately).

    Note that the transducer capsules on these micropphones employ a Cardioid polar pattern. We offer replacement capsules that employ Omnidirectional (PID 600701) and Hypercardioid (PIC 600702) polar patterns, allowing these microphones to be used in a wide variety of applications.

    Specifications
    Type Pressure gradient condenser microphone
    Diaphragm 6 micron gold-sputtered
    Capsule Size 0.87" (22 mm)
    XLR Connector Gold Plated
    Frequency Response 30Hz - 20KHz
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Sensitivity 10mV/Pa
    Output Impedance 200 ohms
    Equivalent Noise 18 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
    S/N Ratio 80 dB (Ref. 1 Pa A-weighted)
    Max SPL for .5% THD 134 dB
    Power Requirements +48V phantom power (+/-4V)
    Size 5.2" x 0.9" (133 x 22 mm)
    Weight 4.8 oz. (136.08g) each
    Metal Finish Black

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    4.6 / 5.0
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    For the price, unbeatable
    I have used these microphones to record both close-field voice for video, acoustic stringed instruments, piano, and a large choir. Each time, these microphones have not failed to amaze. I do own several other brands of this style mic, and I can't imagine spending more money for the same (or sometimes even worse) sound.



    I am currently running these microphones through a FocusRite preamp, and when I compare waveforms of the same recording with this microphone, and one that costs hundreds more, there is no discernible difference in quality.

    PROS: -Price!

    -Crystal clear

    -Flat

    CONS: -Would love to have a case instead of a cardboard box.
    April 25, 2014
    Great quality and value for voice recording
    I use these mainly for recording voiceovers for training videos with a MicPortPro. The sound quality is excellent and the price is right. I previously used Oktavas for my field speech recording research and these mics are just as good for what I do, but lighter for travel. I hate changing the capsules because of the threads are so rough. Overall very pleased with this purchase.

    PROS: Great sound for speech. Decent foam packaging. Includes holders for mic stands - nice touch.

    CONS: Rough threads on the capsules, feel light and cheap, ugly gold accent keep the windscreen on.
    July 27, 2014
    5/5
    Used these for the first time yesterday for drum overheads at an outdoor concert with 4 different bands and the hypercardioid capsules and was extremely impressed with the results! With 20 minute set changes there is no time to fool with individual tom mics and tweaking EQ and these mics did an outstanding job of capturing the wide variation of drumming styles and kits with the addition of just a kick and snare mic. Impressive low end response for a small diaphragm and extremely sensitive but I was able to get plenty of gain with no feedback problems, although I have to say I was using some nice AT shockmounts which probably helped with low end issues. I am looking forward to using these in the studio with the cardioid capsules and seeing how they compare to the high end KM-84's and C451's I am familiar with.

    PROS: Bought these on sale and for the price they are amazing, included windscreens were an added plus as I use these for outdoor PA.

    CONS: Feel a little flimsy but I wasn't expecting KM-84's at this price.
    October 18, 2015
    Great price
    Was looking for a condenser mic for the studio, read the reviews and like all the other reviews tend to say " what can I loose spending this kind of money on 2 mics of this caliper ? "...well...all the reviews were right on the money on this mics. They work great, almost too good for the money ! LOL.

    PROS: The price

    CONS: None
    August 30, 2016
    Clean usable sound
    I currently use them for doing some studio recording for an Italian radio program in Toronto and a YouTube channel. This audio in the video hasn't been adjusted much just scrubbed for a little noise.

    PROS: Clean usable sound

    CONS: None so far
    February 28, 2014
    Decent mics
    I don't have a lot of experience with microphones, especially small diaphragm condenser mics, but I do own an AT Pro 37, and have owned an MXL 991. For the money, these mics are comparable to the MXL 991, which came as a 990/991 mic set for about the same price. I've also noticed that they have identical specs to the MXL 603s, which I have not owned, and cost about the same. The AT Pro 37 cost about twice as much for one mic, but IMO do sound a little better with slightly less harsh highs. Based on that, these mics aren't a fantastic deal if they are indeed equal to the MXL 603s, but I do very much prefer the black and gold aesthetic over the (IMO) ugly "gold" finish on the MXLs, so if I were to choose between the MXLs and these, I would go with these on looks alone.

    PROS: Decent sound for the price
    Comes as a pair for stereo recording
    Black and gold looks

    CONS: Same exact specs and similar price as MXL 603 pair
    June 20, 2013
    4/5
    I have not yet put these microphones through heavy use, but the testing I have done in the studio produced good results. They can be quite sensitive, and the omni capsule allows excellent M/S recording.

    PROS: Small, light weight, capable.

    CONS: Threads, housing construction.
    March 2, 2015
    Terrific on voice
    I travel to conventions across the country hosting a voice acting workshop panel, and after airport luggage damaged one of my AT4040 microphones, I'd been looking for an inexpensive replacement. These 600700s are just what I was looking for. Because they're so light, there was so little pressure on the boom hinge I could add a clip to hold up the script on the stands, and because they're so small, they didn't get in the way of the talent's view at all. I'm used to dealing with lots of room tone from hosting this panel in hotel office rooms with lots of noise going on. But with the hypercardioid caps on, these mics had surprisingly tight sweet spots and excellent rejection. With the mics set on opposite side of the room, I had much less bleed than I had with the 4040s. Granted, the sound quality wasn't all there these mics have a harshness at 6kHz and above that is pretty grating on the ears. But the rest is mostly flat and surprisingly rich, giving all the quality one would need for recordings being put online in MP3 format. The only other thing I didn't like was the shiny gold color of the caps. I found they were distracting to the talent, forcing me to keep the black foam windscreens on, despite being indoors. Still, extremely happy with this purchase, and I'll be using these mics for all my future panels!

    PROS: - Very small and very light

    - Excellent sound rejection with the hypercardioid caps

    - Very tight pickup pattern and sweet spot

    - Remarkable quality sound for the price

    CONS: - Harshness at 6 kHz and above

    - Gold caps are distracting

    August 9, 2013
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