How to choose the right microphone for home recording

How do you pick the right microphone that will help you record in your mobile or home studio?

In this video, I break down the types of microphones available and give you the information you need to get your best recordings.

There is so much jargon and technical specs when you start looking at audio gear, that sometimes you just want to hear a simple explanation in plain English, and that’s what this video is all about.
== Time Stamps ==

03:45 Microphone basics
07:48 Dynamic vs Condenser microphones
12:15 Which microphone? Pros and cons
18:58 Live chat Q&A
20:28 Pete’s 5 x best microphones recommendations
21:04 Samson C01 Condesner microphone
22:27 Shure SM57 microphone
23:24 Shure SM58 microphone
24:05 MXL 550/551 condenser microphone
26:40 AKG D5 dynamic microphone
29:07 Audio Technica AT2020 condenser microphone
31:30 Live chat Q&A
32:55 Top 10 tips for choosing and using a microphone
== Related Videos ==

What is the difference between a USB Mixer and a USB Interface? – https://youtu.be/1VC1Dho7nh0
How to choose a USB microphone – https://youtu.be/qxNo1cbvwvA
USB Audio Interfaces – complete guide – https://youtu.be/vCxNvmFquMQ
Connecting audio cables (XLR, TRS, HI-Z) – https://youtu.be/DSjeLsPj-Lc
== Pete Recommends ==

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