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Here are some new ways to look at the microphone database.

Most-viewed mic profiles

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  1. Shure SM7B
  2. Shure SM57
  3. E-V RE20
  4. Sennheiser MD 421-II
  5. Blue Bluebird
  6. Neumann U 87 Ai
  7. RØDE NT1-A
  8. Placid Audio Carbonphone
  9. MXL V69 ME
  10. Neumann KM 84
  1. Neumann TLM 67
  2. Shure SM7B
  3. Shure SM57
  4. Neumann U 87 Ai
  5. Neumann U 87
  6. Sennheiser MD 421-II
  7. Neumann KM 84
  8. Oktava MK-012
  9. Placid Audio Copperphone
  10. Placid Audio Carbonphone
  1. Shure SM57
  2. Shure SM7B
  3. Oktava MK-012
  4. Neumann U 47
  5. Neumann U 87 Ai
  6. MXL 990
  7. Apex 460
  8. Sennheiser MD 421-II
  9. Neumann U 87
  10. RØDE NT1-A

Least-viewed mic profiles

Newest mic profiles

  1. Soyuz SU-019
  2. Placid Audio Carbonphone
  3. MXL DX-2
  4. Placid Audio Copperphone
  5. Ear Trumpet Nadine
  6. JZ V16-BB
  7. AKG C7
  8. AKG C636
  9. Samar VL37
  10. Microphone-Parts S-25
  1. Placid Audio Carbonphone
  2. Placid Audio Copperphone
  3. RØDE VideoMic Pro R
  4. Hammer HA-872
  5. sE X1s
  6. sE X1a
  7. Warm WA-87
  8. Aston Starlight
  9. Aston Spirit
  10. Aston Origin

Lowest-noise mics

Most-reviewed mics

  1. Marek RS-1 (1.5 dBA)
  2. Lewitt LCT 550 (3.0 dBA)
  3. CAD E100S (3.7 dBA)
  4. Nevaton MC50-Quad (4.0 dBA)
  5. Shure KSM44A (4.0 dBA)
  6. Nevaton MC52-MS (4.0 dBA)
  7. RØDE NT1 (4.5 dBA)
  8. RØDE NT1-A (5.0 dBA)
  9. Sennheiser MKH 70 (5.0 dBA)
  10. Audio-Technica AT5040 (5.0 dBA)
  1. Blue Ball (12 reviews)
  2. Heil Sound PR-40 (12 reviews)
  3. Oktava MK-012 (11 reviews)
  4. beyerdynamic M 160 (9 reviews)
  5. Blue Dragonfly (9 reviews)
  6. Gefell M 930 (9 reviews)
  7. Roswell Mini K47 (9 reviews)
  8. JZ BH-1 (9 reviews)
  9. sE sE1a (8 reviews)
  10. sE Z3300A (8 reviews)

Most capsules

Most Awards

  1. Neumann CMV-563 (22 capsules)
  2. Violet Global Pre (19 capsules)
  3. Blue Bottle (19 capsules)
  4. Schoeps CMC 6 (18 capsules)
  5. Schoeps CMC 5 (18 capsules)
  6. Schoeps M 222 (18 capsules)
  7. Blue Stage Two (17 capsules)
  8. Blue Stage One (17 capsules)
  9. Telefunken Ela M 260 (16 capsules)
  10. Chameleon Labs TS-1 Mk II (13 capsules)
  1. Shure KSM9HS (4 awards)
  2. Audio-Technica AT5040 (4 awards)
  3. AEA N22 (3 awards)
  4. E-V RE320 (3 awards)
  5. Sennheiser MK4 (3 awards)
  6. Audio-Technica AT4081 (3 awards)
  7. Telefunken Ela M 80 (3 awards)
  8. Audio-Technica ATM450 (3 awards)
  9. AKG C451 Anniversary (2 awards)
  10. Neumann TLM 107 (2 awards)