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Superlux E205

Condenser large diaphragm microphone

  • For home and project studios
  • Polarn pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency range: 30 - 18.000 Hz
  • Impedance: 200 Ohm
  • 135 dB SPL max
  • 113 dB Dynamic range
  • 12 - 52V Phantom power required
  • XLR output
  • Dimensions: 54 x 150 mm
  • Weight: 400 g
  • Silver housing
  • Compatible with all major OSX und Windows systems - no drivers needed
  • Incl. threaded adapter, stand adapter and soft bag
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Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern No
Omnidirectional No
Cardioid No
Figure-8 No
Low Cut No
Pad No
shockmount included No
USB Microphone No

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Pingpongunderpants, 27.05.2021
First off, I am a Mic-aholic - secondly, I am a voiceover artist and produce radio adverts. I have a cupboard full of mics including Neumann, Rode, SE, Oktarva, Audio Technica, Sontronic, Sennheiser and more! I came across the Superlux S241 a few years ago and was very impressed with it for Acoustic Guitar it's still my go-to mic for micing guitars, so I thought I would give the superlux E205 a try especially at only £31.00 -once again Superlux has blown me away, it sounds fabulous and is dead quiet, even compared to a Rodes NT2a which is a very quiet mic indeed - and dare I say it, it has a nicer fuller sound than the Rode and doesn't have that U87Ai honk. one thing I will say is it is a little bit suspectable to the proximity effect, so keep back a little more than you normally would,
add a fraction of top EQ and you have one killer of a mic I would say it sounds similar to the Audio Technica 4033a.
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Good alternative for the money
HumbleDeer2, 18.03.2021
I use this microphone for some general usage at my desk in my recording studio, including streaming and voiceover.

In general, this microphone does stand up to its comparison to the AT2020. In the years that have passed, this microphone has managed to pack that punch into a sub 50 euro package.

In sound specific terms, the microphone is mostly faithful in representing a voice. It's not a perfect reproduction, but it does not hugely deform your voice beyond comparison.
It does a good job at picking up the wide dynamic range of sounds that a room with reverb would produce.
The microphone's internal Phantom amplifier is of decent quality, requiring less than 12'o clock on my UMC204HD to get to full scale gain. At that point, I cannot detect a noise floor issue with the mic, and solely pick up the background noise in my room.

If you're to some extent fine with tweaking small parameters and have the capability to, this is a very viable and capable choice to consider.
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Cheap, great microphone
Egemen, 26.03.2015
I bought this microphone for my home studio. I'm on a tight budget so I couldn't spend much besides, music is my hobby, not my profession so I do not need expensive gear. Anyway, after reading positive reviews both on Thomann's site and on other pages I decided to order this Superlux E205 microphone. I haven't tried it with any acoustic Instruments or with amplifiers, I have only recorded vocals with it. The result is more than satisfying. It is a very sensitive mic with a very good sound quality. After adding a bit of eq, recorded vocals sound wonderful. I certainly am very very happy with this microphone and suggest it to anyone on a tight budget for vocal recording.
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For the price... blew me away!
Findo, 15.05.2020
I picked up one of these mics just to see what it could do.. at this price, why not? I was really nicely surprised. On my voice, a bit of EQ had it sounding really nice (my main vocal mic is the fantastic Lewitt 440 Pure, which is clearly a superior mic), but on my acoustic guitar it sounded good out of the box - in fact, I'm probably going to use it on guitar all the time. I'm basically leaving it set up on my desk for recording ideas.
So, as a budget, beginner mic, this is a no-brainer, just get one.
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