If you’re looking for a pair of affordable small-diaphragm condenser microphones, take a look at the RODE M5 Matched Pair cardioid condenser microphones. These mics give you the kind of performance that will exceed what you’d expect from condensers at this price point. M5s are excellent mics for recording and sound reinforcement. They work great with guitars, percussion, strings, woodwinds, brass, and more. This matched pair is also great for stereo recording techniques.
The exceptionally clear-sounding RODE M5 Matched Pair is ideal in the studio and onstage. A typical use of the M5 Matched Pair would be as drum overheads or recording high-hats. They’re excellent mics for recording practically any instrument – guitar, flute, violin, saxophone, drums, you name it! And this precision matched pair of condenser microphones is perfect for stereo XY and other stereo recording configurations.