Microphone Showdown 3

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This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide variety of recording devices. It is a sequel to the first Microphone Showdown project which was catalogued in 2011. Since that time the range of devices available for the recording of spoken audio has increased significantly. - Summary by Algy Pug

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Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Ozymandias - Rode - NT1A, Yahama Audiogram 6 USB interface, Windows desktop PC Algy Pug
00:01:30
Play 02 Mutability - Samson - Q7, Yahama Audiogram 6 USB interface, Windows desktop PC Algy Pug
00:01:37
Play 03 A Dream Within a Dream - Logitech - C615 webcam Algy Pug
00:01:32
Play 04 Go, Lovely Rose - MXL - USB.007 Algy Pug
00:01:18
Play 05 A Thing of Beauty - Dell - Venue Pro tablet internal microphone Algy Pug
00:01:50
Play 06 Embarcation - Zoom - H4N Handy Recorder Algy Pug
00:01:22
Play 07 Death - Samson - Meteorite USB Newgatenovelist
00:01:15
Play 08 Decline and Fall (Gibbon) - Kinobo - Akiro USB Patrick Eaton
00:01:46
Play 09 Emaricdulfe - Samson - Q1U USB Ruth Golding
00:01:33
Play 10 The Evil Monk - Apogee MiC - USB & MacBook Mark Nelson
00:01:12
Play 11 Echoes - Audiotechnica - AT2035 XLR condenser microphone, Focusrite iTrack Solo USB, MacBook Mark Nelson
00:01:14
Play 12 Psalm 133 (Watts) - Internal microphone, Dell Inspiron laptop, Windows 7 and Audacity 1.3 Bethesda Lily
00:01:13
Play 13 Psalm 61 (Watts) - Olympus DM-620 Digital Voice Recorder Bethesda Lily
00:01:04
Play 14 Burning Leaves November - Lenovo - Thinkpad internal microphone Maria Kasper
00:01:07
Play 15 An Open Fire - Samson - Gomic USB Maria Kasper
00:01:20
Play 16 Morn - Samson - GoMic USB (with 10 Db pad) Maria Kasper
00:01:26
Play 17 Pride & Prejudice (excerpt) _ Studio Projects C1 and Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 melchior
00:01:52
Play 18 Metsään nukkunut - Studio projects C4 Mk II (omni capsule) and FocusRite Scarlett 8i6 melchior
00:01:59
Play 19 Filosofeeraava ylioppilas - Studio projects C4 Mk II (cardioid capsule) and FocusRite Scarlett 8i6 melchior
00:01:39
Play 20 The Three Quiet Gentlemen - Havit HV-DM8313 USB Dynamic Microphone Glenn O'Brien
00:01:34
Play 21 Excerpt from Kavanagh - Blue Yeti USB Carol Box
00:01:16
Play 22 Excerpt from the Flower Princess - Samson Q1U USB Jennifer Fournier
00:01:01
Play 23 Excerpt from Peer Gynt - AKG Perception 120 USB microphone K.G.Cross
00:01:12
Play 24 Sonnet 102 - AKG P220 through PreSonus iOne interface tovarisch
00:01:39
Play 25 Sonnet 103 - Samson Go Mic USB tovarisch
00:01:31
Play 26 Accidental death - Ipad Air 2 with internal microphone Jennifer Fournier
00:02:23
Play 27 Enquire within upon everything - excerpt - Rode NT-USB microphone Jennifer Fournier
00:01:08
Play 28 Psalm 23 (Watts) - Rode Podcaster USB Beth Thomas
00:01:56
Play 29 Years After The War - Sennheiser PC USB headset Son of the Exiles
00:02:08
Play 30 Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth - Blue, Encore 200 dynamic microphone, TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro Brian Darby
00:01:19
Play 31 Lights - Blue, Encore 300 condenser microphone, TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro. Brian Darby
00:01:14
Play 32 Love Thee - Shure, Beta 58A, dynamic microphone, TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro Brian Darby
00:01:27
Play 33 The Camper - Electrovoice, RE320, dynamic microphone, CloudLifter interface into TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro Brian Darby
00:01:18
Play 34 In the Autumn Grass - AKG P220 XLR condenser microphone, TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro Brian Darby
00:01:18
Play 35 The Challenge - Shure SM35 headworn XLR condenser microphone, TASCAM US-2x2 interface, 2011 MacBook Pro Brian Darby
00:01:17
Play 36 Psalm 24 - Watts - Olympus DM-420 digital voice recorder, Audacity 1.3, Dell Inspiron laptop Bethesda Lily
00:01:18
Play 37 To One in Bedlam - Samson Meteorite USB microphone, Asus Windows 10 laptop Newgatenovelist
00:01:36
Play 38 Cherry Ripe - Philips Voice Tracer hand held recorde Newgatenovelist
00:01:27
Play 39 Psalm 126 (Watts) - Blue Snowball USB Microphone; Windows 7 and Audacity 1.3 Bethesda Lily
00:01:21
Play 40 Excerpt from 20,00 leagues Under the Sea - Samson C05 XLR with a Xenyx 302 USB interface and a pop filter on Windows 10 K.G.Cross
00:02:16
Play 41 I Dream'd in a Dream - Rode K2 tube microphone, Audient ID4 interface, reaper and Windows 10 Scotty Smith
00:01:07
Play 42 The Road Not Taken - ElectroVoice ND767a, XLR, Focusrite Scarlett 18i8, using Reaper and Windows 10 Harley James
00:01:13
Play 43 Christmas Trees - Studio Projects B3, XLR, RME OctaMic interface, using Reaper and Windows 10 Harley James
00:03:24
Play 44 An Old Man's Winter Night - Shure SM57 through a Midas VeniceU 24 console using Reaper on a Windows PC Harley James
00:01:58
Play 45 Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2- Rode NT1A through Zoom H4 digital recorder Andrew Frueh
00:01:45
Play 46 Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2- But soft....- Shure SM57 through Zoom H4 digital recorder Andrew Frueh
00:01:46
Play 47 Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2- But soft....- Cable Up dynamic mic through Zoom H4 digital recorder Andrew Frueh
00:01:46
Play 48 Romeo and Juliet - Act 2 Scene 2- But soft....- Built-in mic on Samsung Galaxy S5 cell phone with Titanium Recorder app Andrew Frueh
00:01:44
Play 49 Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead - Rode NT-USB microphone through Asus laptop using Windows 10 Newgatenovelist
00:01:23
Play 50 Pretty Cow - Shure pg58 dynamic mic recorded into a Tascam DR-60D mkII recorder Scotty Smith
00:00:58
Play 51 There was a Little Girl - MXL V67G large diaphragm condenser into a Tascam DR-60D mkII recorder Scotty Smith
00:01:16
Play 52 The Unseen Playmate - Rode Videomicro (little) shotgun mic into a Tascam DR-60D mkII recorder Scotty Smith
00:01:37
Play 53 If ever I See - Blue Baby Bottle large diaphragm condenser mic into a Tascam DR-60D mkII recorder Scotty Smith
00:01:09
Play 54 Sage Councel - Sennheiser MKH 416 shotgun mic into a Tascam DR-60D mkII recorder Scotty Smith
00:01:28
Play 55 Sonnet 21 - Behringer C1 cardioid condenser microphone through Tascam US-800 interface on Windows PC Mark Crowle-Groves
00:01:24
Play 56 All the World's a Stage - Rode NT1A condenser mic through DAV BG1 preamp to Tascam HPD2 digital recorder. Peter Thomlinson
00:02:33
Play 57 I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud - Audio Technica At 2020+ USB. Eva Davis
00:01:29