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1. Audio Technica AT2020USB+

Audio Technica AT2020USB+

A mic test of the Audio Technica AT2020USB+ for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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2. Blue Yeti Pro

Blue Yeti Pro

A mic test of the Blue Yeti Pro for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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3. Rode podcaster test #2

Rode podcaster test #2

After the abysmal performance in our original testing, Rode sent us another Podcaster mic to test. Here is the recording with that model, first in the studio and then in a home office.

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4. MXL Studio 24

MXL Studio 24

A mic test of the MXL Studio 24 for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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5. Blue Nessie

Blue Nessie

A mic test of the Blue Nessie for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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6. MXL .009

MXL .009

A mic test of the MXL .009 for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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7. Blue Yeti

Blue Yeti

A mic test of the Blue Yeti for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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8. MXL Tempo

MXL Tempo

A mic test of the MXL Tempo for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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9. Samson Go Mic

Samson Go Mic

Kevin Purdy reads an except from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First reading with the gain on the microphone set to neutral ("unity"); second reading with gain adjusted to correct perceived problems. Both readings in a partly soundproofed booth/room at a coworking space.

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10. Samson Meteor

Samson Meteor

Kevin Purdy reads an except from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First reading with the gain on the microphone set to neutral ("unity"); second reading with gain adjusted to correct perceived problems. Both readings in a partly soundproofed booth/room at a coworking space.

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11. Cordoba 15CM

Cordoba 15CM

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12. Donner DUC - 1

Donner DUC - 1

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13. Rode Podcaster

Rode Podcaster

A mic test of the Rode Podcaster for The Wirecutter using an excerpt from Undersea by Geoff Morrison. First in a studio environment then in an office environment.

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14. Rode NT-USB

Rode NT-USB

Kevin Purdy reads an except from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First reading with the gain on the microphone set to neutral ("unity"); second reading with gain adjusted to correct perceived problems. Both readings in a partly soundproofed booth/room at a coworking space.

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15. Ohana SK - 20S

Ohana SK - 20S

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16. Samson G Track

Samson G Track

Kevin Purdy reads an except from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First reading with the gain on the microphone set to neutral ("unity"); second reading with gain adjusted to correct perceived problems. Both readings in a partly soundproofed booth/room at a coworking space.

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18. Generac iQ2000

Generac iQ2000

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19. Honda EU2000i

Honda EU2000i

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