The Basics of Microphones - How to Compare Which Mic to Buy

May 17, 2018

 

 

You want to buy a good mic, but how do you compare what a good mic vs a bad mic is so you get the best one for your money?

 

That's answered by the basics of microphones. In this video, you'll learn how they work, what the different types of mics are, and we'll demystify the industry lingo.

 

You'll also gain an ability to read polar patterns, frequency charts, understand impedance, and finally be able to compare microphones in your price range and know what you are spending your money on.

 

 

Microphones I have used and recommend

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Amazon:

 

Rode NTG-3: https://amzn.to/2GY9cPO

Aputure Deity: https://amzn.to/2K1ihZo

Saramonic SR-TM1: https://amzn.to/2HYcpze

VideoMic Pro Plus: https://amzn.to/2K2Fpqh

Rode Wireless Lapel: https://amzn.to/2jzYJjt

 

B and H:

 

Rode NTG-3: https://bhpho.to/2HxxL75

Aputure Deity: https://bhpho.to/2HzYAYC

Saramonic SR-TM1: https://bhpho.to/2wgtOC4

VideoMic Pro Plus: https://bhpho.to/2K4dV3D

Ride Wireles Lapel: https://bhpho.to/2Im66ca

 

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Curtis Judd Channel and Courses

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https://www.youtube.com/user/curtisjudd

 

 

What I shoot my episodes with:

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Amazon:

 

Canon 5D: https://amzn.to/2HA1zQC

Canon 50mm: https://amzn.to/2vgPcq4

Rode NTG-3: https://amzn.to/2GY9cPO

Zoom H6: https://amzn.to/2HxHcn3

Aputure Tri-8 Kit: https://amzn.to/2HyvE2U

 

 

B&H:

 

Canon 5D: https://bhpho.to/2GXbUoz

Canon 50mm: https://bhpho.to/2HzkoDE

Rode NTG-3: https://bhpho.to/2HxxL75

Zoom H6: https://bhpho.to/2Hz3nJx

Aputure Tri-8 Kit: https://bhpho.to/2H0IHJk

 

 

More gear at https://www.kit.com/basicfilmmaker

 

 

Intro and Music Credits

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Intro by Kevin Anson: http://bit.ly/EmoticonToolkktKevinAnson

 

Music by Premium Beat: http://bit.ly/PremiumBeatMusic

 

 

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