If you’re in need of some recording equipment, in particular a microphone with a few accessories to get going on your musical endeavors, we found a few bundles that may perfect to help you save some money. Microphones aren’t necessarily cheap, and it can be confusing which accessories you actually “need” or can suffice without for the time being. Luckily in the music gear world, a lot of our favorite brands (and a few of our favorite mics in general) come with some “packages” that can cover some bases you were already planning on purchasing separately, creating a nice little collection of gear to get us recording right out of the box. Let’s get into the top 10 best microphone packages we found that are worth buying today.
Setting up a wireless microphone system can get complex if you want to do it correctly. With the recent FCC auction of the 600 MHz (Megahertz) band of frequencies, users of wireless microphones all across the country are being forced to reconfigure their wireless systems. The age of having the freedom to leave huge gaps between your wireless microphone frequencies is over as the amount of available frequencies has been drastically reduced. Because of this, it is important to purchase the right equipment and make the right choices when setting up your new system.
Our ears definitely perk up every time we hear the phrase ‘new USB microphone’, and when we were able to check out the Samson G-Track Pro USB at NAMM, we were extremely excited to get our hands busy. There are countless USB microphones in the market right now and that’s only going to increase with time, considering they’re growing in not only popularity but overall quality to help give us versatility in the plug-and-play microphone game. As we can see at first glance, this here G-Track Pro looks suspiciously like a very popular USB mic I’m sure you’re all aware of (the Yeti, if you weren’t). However, there hasn’t really been a direct competitor with not only size but functions, capabilities and of course, price-point. So let’s jump in.
When we went to NAMM this year, we were ecstatic to get into the Samson booth and be met with a brand new wireless mobile phone microphone solution, The Samson Go Mic Mobile. We’ve had a feeling mobile phone microphones were going to become more popular as the years went on (especially with our iOS microphone guide becoming super popular through out the past few years), but a wireless receiver that attaches to your smart device and is compatible with both a traditional handheld mic or lavalier? We had to see what it was all about, especially with that now-popular “Go Mic” name we all know attached to it. Here are our thoughts as well some in-depth information on what you’ll exactly be getting with the Samson Go Mic Mobile.
Coming in hot for this new year, Zoom has an announced a brand new little package of a few of their products, the Zoom F1-LP. Coming with both a very effective field recorder in the F1 and a nice and easy lavalier microphone in the LMF-1, we have a perfect solution if you need some high-end recording for stationary environments, interviews, speeches, presentations, podcasts, sermons, and more. There are of course a lot of lavalier microphones out there in the world, but paired up with a Zoom recorder for a decent price for a nice bundle? Let’s see what exactly the Zoom F1-LP has to offer and if it’s worth the money.