Wildtrack - mics for sound effects

FAQ #882 Updated September 01, 2017

Question:

Could you please advise me of most reasonable priced Shure microphone suitable for wildtrack effect recording in the field using a portable recorder? The sound sources will be birds, trains, cars, church bells etc..

Answer:

Check out the Shure VP88 and the Shure SM63.

However, your ears must make the final decision. We can only make recommendations on models for you to audition.

For a complete listing of microphones that we recommend for ambient recording, see our online Microphone Techniques for Recording.

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