The shootout was a blind listening test and attended by several top producers and reviewers from Sound On Sound, Music Tech Mag, Resolution and JULES from Gearslutz. Josh Hall on June 11, 2015 at 12:23 pm . Here AKG Perception 220 costs R$900,00 - R$1100,00 and Rode NT1 R$1500,00, why it's more expensive? robertruetz #4; 11 years ago . It sounds like budget is the biggest factor here, so I'd say go with the one that will save you the most money. Sweetwater Sound Or if you can get a secondhand AT4033! I also have the Rode NT1 (older gray version) and for my voice I would likely choose the P200 over the NT1 for most vocals I do. I just want to know 2 things: In your case then i dont think I can advise you on which of your listed mics are better for your voice. Crisp, "quiet," decent response, a little bit sharp but clear. , I live in Brazil and here all is so expensive. Everything you love about Sweetwater in the palm of your hand. Happy shopping. Maybe the AKG is a little better at capturing bass but that's just my educated guess, don't hold me to that. Warranty is a good factor to look at here so yes, i agree. Try the SE x1 in that price range, Its much smoother than the Rodes mics listed. What is your opinion on the AKG Perception 220? Learn More. And they offer 10 year warranty. Here AKG Perception 220 costs R$900,00 - R$1100,00 and Rode NT1 R$1500,00, why it's more expensive? Post your Low End Mixes (Official - other threads will be removed! Hi Narco, why would you consider that one better than the AKG Perception 220 or Rode NT1A? I own two powered mixers, a Behringer and a Yamaha. What don't you like about the P220 that you think you'll like about a different(better$$?) I have a doubt: this mics are better than mine: Rode NT1, Rode NT1A? Here, Rode costs more less R$900,00 more than AKG Perception 220, I think it's better, just want the confirmation. It's not for now, but for the future and I really like the Rode's. But i think you have answered yourself with the perception, which will do you well. Phone Hours | Both mics are from reputable companys, but are the cheapest in their class, so they both will have limitations on sound quality. SE Electronics X1 - Shootout vs Neumann TLM102, Rode NT-1a and AKG P220 I just received an email about a mic shootout conducted at Sphere Studios in London. there lies the problem.. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. They are different, not better or worse. You should try the Rode on your voice first. Hello people, I like my mic, but I saw the Rode's and like them. But my Perception 220 costs less than these Rode's microphones, I think they're better, right? So, I'm afraid I have to do without checking and comparing the mics myself this time.. :(. Although these mics exhibited a subtle character (at least compared with my reference Sennheiser MKH-series mics) — mainly, I suspect, because of the inherent characteristics of their large diaphragms — it is musically complementary and never proved to be a problem. After 15 years of great discussions, the Sweetwater Forums are now closed and preserved as a "read-only" resource. Which mic to substitute AKG Perception 220? You need an account to post a reply. Store Hours, If you have any questions, please call us at (800) 222-4700. A bit soft, but lovely all the same. My friend just got the NT1-A and it sounds good. http://www.amazon.com/AKG-Perception-220-Condenser-Microphone/dp/B00167UQLO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1236734786&sr=1-1, http://www.amazon.com/Rode-Microphones-Anniversary-Model-Microphone/dp/B0002PSCQM. I live on a small tropical island and the nearest music store is a plane ticket away.. Price is not a very good indicator of performance, especially if you're trying to match your voice to a particular microphone. They are both made by very reputable companies and come in at a similar price point and with similar features. I' ve used both. The body is colored in black while the grille is light brown. I found both the M177 and M179 to be extremely good microphones, able to capture a high degree of detail in complex material (using my favourite 12-string guitar test), presenting it naturally and, more importantly, with neutrality. People, I only want to know if these microfone's from Røde are or not better than my AKG Perception 220. Again, thanks for everything Graham and all the other people here. It is a solid mic that is great for voiceover. 5501 U.S. Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 For all these reasons they often get compared alongside one another and people rightly have a tough decision to make over which one to get. The P200 has a transformer coupled output which I think lends a bit of smoothness to its sound. Reply. I know it's important to check if the voice is better with one or another, but in general, excluding the voice, the Røde's are better or not? ), RØDE Microphones announces the new NT1 microphone, Already have an account? I have experience with the Rode NT1A. AKG P220 comes with an all-metal housing for maximum ruggedness and durability. Get Directions | Hey there! Exclusive deals, delivered straight to your inbox. The AKG p220 and Rode nt1a are two large diaphragm condenser microphones.