shure beta 58
shure beta 58
Audio Technica ATM410 if no phantom power
Audio Technica AE3300 if phantom power available
351 views and 11 replies means either not many of forumites gig or aren't really bothered about the mics they use.
Sennheiser and Shure are the most popular brands but no clear model winner.
Erictheweary SM58 copy
Thebeagle Senn 835
ESblonde Beta 57
Jalapeno Senn 835
Samgoldshark AKG D5
Danny1969 Senn E945
Maltings Senn E845
Mowlie Beta 58
Timmyo Audio Technica ATM410
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Sennheiser 4 (835 x2 945 x1 845 x1)
Shure 4 (SM58 x2 Beta 58 x1 Beta 57 x1)
Akg 1 D5
Audio Technica 1 ATM410
Should add that I used to use a Shure SM58, but we found the Sennhieser 8xx series is seemingly much more resistant to feedback.
I think it's fair to say most people don't get a chance to try different mics so just buy on recommendations. I got my first SM58 cos it was recommended by the singer of the first serious band I joined. He got his first 58 cos the local music shop told him it was what they used on Top of the Pops ...... which was kinda funny in the eighties because nobody sang live on TOTP's back then anyway. In the eighties and nineties everybody used Shure dynamics for everything on the local pub \ club scene live scene
Now I see a lot of Senn mics for vocals and a lot of Audix mic's for drums and guitars