Superlux E205

Condenser large diaphragm microphone

  • For home and project studios
  • Polarn pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency range: 30 - 18.000 Hz
  • Impedance: 200 Ohm
  • 135 dB SPL max
  • 113 dB Dynamic range
  • 12 - 52V Phantom power required
  • XLR output
  • Dimensions: 54 x 150 mm
  • Weight: 400 g
  • Silver housing
  • Compatible with all major OSX und Windows systems - no drivers needed
  • Incl. threaded adapter, stand adapter and soft bag
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Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern No
Omnidirectional No
Cardioid No
Figure-8 No
Low Cut No
Pad No
shockmount included No
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Good alternative for the money
HumbleDeer2, 18.03.2021
I use this microphone for some general usage at my desk in my recording studio, including streaming and voiceover.

In general, this microphone does stand up to its comparison to the AT2020. In the years that have passed, this microphone has managed to pack that punch into a sub 50 euro package.

In sound specific terms, the microphone is mostly faithful in representing a voice. It's not a perfect reproduction, but it does not hugely deform your voice beyond comparison.
It does a good job at picking up the wide dynamic range of sounds that a room with reverb would produce.
The microphone's internal Phantom amplifier is of decent quality, requiring less than 12'o clock on my UMC204HD to get to full scale gain. At that point, I cannot detect a noise floor issue with the mic, and solely pick up the background noise in my room.

If you're to some extent fine with tweaking small parameters and have the capability to, this is a very viable and capable choice to consider.
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Cheap, great microphone
Egemen, 26.03.2015
I bought this microphone for my home studio. I'm on a tight budget so I couldn't spend much besides, music is my hobby, not my profession so I do not need expensive gear. Anyway, after reading positive reviews both on Thomann's site and on other pages I decided to order this Superlux E205 microphone. I haven't tried it with any acoustic Instruments or with amplifiers, I have only recorded vocals with it. The result is more than satisfying. It is a very sensitive mic with a very good sound quality. After adding a bit of eq, recorded vocals sound wonderful. I certainly am very very happy with this microphone and suggest it to anyone on a tight budget for vocal recording.
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For the price, this thing is amazing
Dan R., 27.11.2020
For €38,- you get a low noise, high output microphone that can hold it's own against mikes costing 10x that much. I couldn't believe it. It's not going to replace my Shure KSM 42, but for some things, it might be better.
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A Very good choice!
SilverRoli4, 30.09.2020
This microphone is a good choice if you are on a budget. It's very good to record voices and instruments, like the ukulele or like a guitar.
I am very pleased with this purchase.
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