Skip to main content Skip to footer
Big Bang means big savings: Call
for exclusive deals
  •  Español 877-687-5402
  • Stores
Save up to 20% on drums and percussion    Shop Now

Recording Omnidirectional Condenser Microphones

See More Back
Page: 1
Results & Compare List:
  1. Top Seller
    Warm Audio WA-87 R2 Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $599.00
    or $25/month‡
    with 24 month financing*. Limited Time. Special Financing Offers (Open in new window)
  2. Top Rated
    Audio-Technica AT2050 Multi-Pattern Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $229.00
  3. Shure VP64AL Omnidirectional Handheld Microphone
    Your Price $91.25
  4. Crown PZM30D Boundary Microphone
    Your Price $429.00
    Open Box:
  5. Audio-Technica AT4022 Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $349.00
    Open Box:
  6. Shure VP64A Omnidirectional Handheld Microphone
    Your Price $78.75
  7. Earthworks QTC40mp Omnidirectional Microphone (Matched Pair)
    Your Price $2,199.00
  8. Shure MX395B Microflex Low Profile Boundary Microphone
    Your Price $184.00
  9. Neumann TLM 67 Set Z Condenser Microphone Package
    Your Price $2,450.00
  10. Warm Audio WA-84 Premium Stereo Package - Cardioid and Omni Capsules
    Your Price $899.00
    or $38/month‡
    with 24 month financing*. Limited Time. Special Financing Offers (Open in new window)
  11. Audio-Technica AT8010 Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $169.00
    Open Box:
  12. Rode Reporter Omnidirectional Interview Microphone
    Your Price $129.00
    Open Box:
  13. Behringer B-2 Pro Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $129.00
  14. Audix TM1 Test and Measurement Mic
    Your Price $299.00
  15. Earthworks QTC50 Omnidirectional Microphone
    Your Price $1,399.00
  16. Earthworks TC30 Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone
    Your Price $649.00
  17. Earthworks TC30mp Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
    Your Price $1,399.00
  18. Earthworks QTC30mp Omnidirectional Microphone (Matched Pair)
    Your Price $1,699.00
  19. Earthworks QTC50mp Omnidirectional Microphone (Matched Pair)
    Your Price $2,999.00
Showing 1-19 of 19 
Page: 1
In a world with cardioid and shotgun microphones available to limit and focus the response, is there still a place for omnidirectional mics that listen to all directions equally? The answer to that question is definitely "yes". Not only are there times when you want to pick up sound from all around; there are also a few unique perks that make recording omnidirectional condenser microphones useful in other ways. For example, omnidirectional mics resist wind and handling noise better than directional ones. They're also less susceptible to popping from plosives, and they're effectively immune to proximity effect.

Lots of recording environments can benefit from advantages like those, so if that's the kind of situation you're dealing with, go ahead and take a look through the selection. You'll notice that some options, like the Earthworks QTC50 Omnidirectional Microphone and the Behringer ECM8000 Microphone, have very narrow tips - that's because the body of the microphone itself will obstruct some soundwaves, so this shape allows better response from the rear. Of course, if you're choosing omnidirectional mostly for its fringe benefits rather than the express purpose of 360-degree pickup, any shape will do. There are also specialty designs to choose from, such as the Crown PZM30D Boundary Microphone, which is meant to be placed against a surface to avoid picking up the sound bouncing off of it, leading to a cleaner recording.

All in all, no matter which model you choose, the best thing about recording omnidirectional condenser microphones is that they have very few limits. They'll pick up sound from any direction, and they'll do it without suffering much from proximity effect, popping or wind noise. No microphone is perfect for every single situation, but there are definitely times that call for the use of any mic, so when you run into a challenge that an omnidirectional microphone is ready to solve, you'll be off to a good start searching here.
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.