June 30, 2022

MIC WARS | Small Diaphragm vs. Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

MIC WARS! Behringer C-2 vs. Behringer B-2 Pro

The Behringer C-2 is a small diaphragm condenser microphone with a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz. It is an XLR microphone and requires phantom power. 

The Behringer B-2 Pro is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz. It is an XLR microphone and requires phantom power.  

We will test these microphones on voice for applications such as podcasts, voice-over, YouTube videos, etc… 

You will hear several samples from different distances. There are raw samples and processed samples. The processed samples use iZotope Nectar 2

The Behringer C-2 small diaphragm microphones have a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz

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The Behringer B-2 Pro is a true large diaphragm condenser microphone, meaning you can really take advantage of the proximity effect to make your voice sound large and powerful. 

The Behringer B-2 Pro has a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz

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Which of these microphones sound better to you?

Small diaphragm condenser vs large diaphragm condenser… Let’s start…

The MIC WAR! 

More about the Behringer C-2

More about the Behringer B-2 Pro