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

Most-viewed mic profiles

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  1. Telefunken R-F-T M16 Mk II
  2. AKG C 414 EB
  3. Audio-Technica AT2020
  4. Shure SM57
  5. RØDE NT1-A
  6. Groove Tubes GT55
  7. Neumann U 47
  8. Neumann TLM 103
  9. Audio-Technica AT4040
  10. CAD VX2
  1. Neumann U 87
  2. Shure SM57
  3. Neumann U 47
  4. Shure SM7B
  5. Neumann U 87 Ai
  6. E-V RE20
  7. Sennheiser MD 421-II
  8. RØDE NT1-A
  9. beyerdynamic M380
  10. Audio-Technica AT2020
  1. Shure SM57
  2. Shure SM7B
  3. Neumann U 47
  4. Oktava MK-012
  5. Neumann U 87 Ai
  6. Neumann U 87
  7. Sennheiser MD 421-II
  8. E-V RE20
  9. Neumann KM 84
  10. MXL 990

Least-viewed mic profiles

Newest mic profiles

  1. Bartlett Audio Bass Mic
  2. Bartlett Audio Banjo Mic
  3. Bartlett Audio Fiddle Mic
  4. Bartlett Audio Mandolin Mic
  5. Bartlett Audio Guitar Mic
  6. Stager SR-1A
  7. Bartlett Audio Cello Mic
  8. Bartlett Audio Stage Floor Mic-EC
  9. Placid Audio Resonator B
  10. Placid Audio Resonator A
  1. Josephson C725
  2. Stager Stereo SR-2N
  3. Stager SR-3
  4. Stager SR-2N
  5. Stager SR-1A
  6. ADK Z-251
  7. ADK Z-12
  8. Austrian Audio OC818
  9. Bartlett Audio Cello Mic
  10. Bartlett Audio Stage Floor Mic-EC

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. Shure KSM44A (4.0 dBA)
  5. Nevaton MC52-MS (4.0 dBA)
  6. Lewitt LCT-540S (4.0 dBA)
  7. Nevaton MC50-Quad (4.0 dBA)
  8. RØDE NT1 (4.5 dBA)
  9. RØDE NT1-A (5.0 dBA)
  10. Sennheiser MKH 70 (5.0 dBA)
  1. Blue Ball (12 reviews)
  2. Roswell Mini K47 (12 reviews)
  3. Heil Sound PR-40 (12 reviews)
  4. Oktava MK-012 (11 reviews)
  5. beyerdynamic M 160 (9 reviews)
  6. Gefell M 930 (9 reviews)
  7. Blue Dragonfly (9 reviews)
  8. JZ BH-1 (9 reviews)
  9. sE Z3300A (8 reviews)
  10. sE sE1a (8 reviews)

Most capsules

Most Awards

  1. Neumann CMV-563 (22 capsules)
  2. Blue Bottle (19 capsules)
  3. Violet Global Pre (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. Oktava MC 012 (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)