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Take Shure’s online quiz and find out which microphone is right for you

Shure Mic Match quiz
(Image credit: Shure)

There are so many different types of microphone - dynamic, condenser, ribbon etc - that finding the right one isn’t always easy, particularly if you’ve never bought one before.

So, mic manufacturer Shure has created the Mic Match quiz - an online questionnaire that aims to help you choose the correct microphone for your requirements.

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The user is presented with a series of multiple choice questions. You’ll be asked where and how you plan to use the mic, and what kind of sound you’re hoping for.

There’s also input from artists - including Jacob Collier, Amber Liu and others - who will explain why their microphone works for them.

In addition, Shure has partnered with LANDR to create a five-part video series. Topics covered include choosing a microphone, recording and mixing vocals, and getting creative with vocal processing.

You can find out more and take the Mic Match quiz on the Shure website.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Group Content Manager for MusicRadar, specialising in all things tech. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 20 of which I’ve also spent writing about music technology. 

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