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. 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. For discussions about current gear, check us out on Facebook, YouTube, inSync, and our Knowledge Base. 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. Which mic to substitute AKG Perception 220? Maybe the AKG is a little better at capturing bass but that's just my educated guess, don't hold me to that. mic? Hey there! The body is colored in black while the grille is light brown. 5501 U.S. Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 And what is your take on the the high phantom current draw? It features internal capsule shock … They both rank as pretty similar looking at specs. But my Perception 220 costs less than these Rode's microphones, I think they're better, right? I have a doubt: this mics are better than mine: Rode NT1, Rode NT1A? They are both made by very reputable companies and come in at a similar price point and with similar features. People, I only want to know if these microfone's from Røde are or not better than my AKG Perception 220. After 15 years of great discussions, the Sweetwater Forums are now closed and preserved as a "read-only" resource. Phone Hours | Sometimes a Shure SM58 will beat a Neumann U87 for a particular voice. 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. To learn more about our cookie policy, please check our Privacy Policy. I' ve used both. But i think you have answered yourself with the perception, which will do you well. You should try the Rode on your voice first. No. Here AKG Perception 220 costs R$900,00 - R$1100,00 and Rode NT1 R$1500,00, why it's more expensive? Price is not a very good indicator of performance, especially if you're trying to match your voice to a particular microphone. Hi Narco, why would you consider that one better than the AKG Perception 220 or Rode NT1A? They are different, not better or worse. So, I'm afraid I have to do without checking and comparing the mics myself this time.. :(. The rode is a common choice but I might go for the AKG. What is your opinion on the AKG Perception 220? ), RØDE Microphones announces the new NT1 microphone, Already have an account? You might want to try the Audio Technica AT4040 - I had a play on one today and it sounds lush. The AKG p220 and Rode nt1a are two large diaphragm condenser microphones. You need an account to post a reply. Happy shopping. It's a worth change? there lies the problem.. Everything you love about Sweetwater in the palm of your hand. I do have a P200 (version before the P220) in my collection of mics and on my vocals it's a usable mic. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Try the SE x1 in that price range, Its much smoother than the Rodes mics listed. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. Sweetwater Sound I own two powered mixers, a Behringer and a Yamaha. robertruetz #4; 11 years ago . The P200 has a transformer coupled output which I think lends a bit of smoothness to its sound. I live in Brazil and here all is so expensive. Or if you can get a secondhand AT4033! 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.