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Choose your microphone by type

What kind of microphone do I need?

Microphones come in all sorts of types and choosing the correct microphone type is an important step.
There are lots of things to consider when choosing the correct microphone for an application and we're happy to guide you as you make the perfect microphone choice.
Here at we have a huge portfolio of microphones available, and even more than we list on the site. If you want help choosing the perfect microphone, just give us a call on 0191 4144241 then choose option 2 option 1. Or, drop us an email to [email protected]
We're here to help and it's always better to ask instead of choosing the wrong microphone and living with the consequences.

Microphones of every type

What are all those microphones used for?
Wireless Headset Microphones are generally plugged into a wireless transmitter and used by fitness instructors, lecturers, or presenters. Lot's of churches are using them too.
Handheld Microphones are what everyone thinks of when you mention a microphone. Used in lots of applications including DJ, vocal artisits, presentations, audience participation and let's not forget good old karaoke! (Or maybe we should forget that).
Gooseneck Microphones or swan necks can often be found on lecterns and desks. The provide a flexible solution to a fixed microphone position.
Boundary Microphones are great for picking up sound from a large area. Often used in interview rooms, church altars, conference tables, and for general ambient noise pickup.
Shotgun Microphones have the ability to pick up sound from a distance with a very narrow pickup pattern. Often used during interviews and for picking up audio from a theatre stage or other applications where a discrete long distance sound pickup is required.
Camera and Smartphone Microphones are the latest big thing. Everyone is using their mobile devices now and need a good microphone that can plug straight in. This can be on a USB-C, Lightning, 3 pole 3.5mm jack plug, or 4 pole 3.5mm jack plug, we will have one for you. Tie cip, wireless, handheld, phone mounted microphones, or tablet mounted microphones.
USB Microphones are an absolute must for any podcaster, vlogger, blogger, home recording, or anyone who needs a microphone to plug into their computer. Ideal for direct audio during Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, YouTube, Twitch, Vimeo, and any other online application that needs audio.
Wireless Microphones give the freedom to move around the space and take your microphone with you. Single channel microphone systems, dual channel microphone systems, and quad microphone systems are all available, with tie clip, headset, and handheld options.
Lavalier Microphones, or tie clip mics as they are more commonly referred to, are a superb way of getting your microphone close to the sound source. They can plug into wireless belt pack transmitters, or you can get an XLR tie clip microphone that can plug straight in to your sound system. 
Paging Microphones are normally used on PA systems or tannoys. These desk mounted microphones are robust and provide a great way to make announcements over your sound system.
Suspension Microphones are used in theatres, and other stage applications where the audio from a distance needs to be picked up. They can also be used for general audio pickup in other places too, such as houses of worship and courtrooms.
Handheld Wireless Microphones are a way to let you roam free to sing and present without being tied to a cable. Suitable for any application where the user is happy to hold the microphone or use the microphone with a microphone stand.
Handheld Wired Microphones are the default go to solution for lots of people. Huge range of applications and prices for every budget. Dynamic and Condensor microphones available with all sorts of pick patterns, such as omnidirectional or cardioid.
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