Microphones have been around for over 100 years. They’re used in everything from home studios to professional recording facilities.
A microphone stand/table helps keep your microphone steady while you record. Without one, you’d have to hold it in place yourself. This could cause unwanted vibration that ruins the take.
Why Use A Stand/Table
A mic stand/table is something you’ll want to use whenever recording audio. If you’re just starting out and don’t know what to look for, there are some things you need to consider when choosing a mic stand. Check our guide for Table microphone stands if that’s what you are after.
First off, you’ll want to make sure that the stand you choose is adjustable. You’ll also want to find a stand that’s sturdy enough to hold your microphones, especially if you’re doing live performances.
The most important thing about a microphone stand/table is that it has a good sound quality. A lot of people think that a stand with a built-in microphone preamp will give you better sound quality, but that’s not true.
What matters here is that the stand itself doesn’t add too much noise to the signal. So, you want a stand that’s solid and won’t pick up unwanted noises like those coming from the room where you’re performing.
If you’re looking for a microphone stand, you might want to start shopping around. There are many different types of stands out there, including ones that come with a boom arm and others that come with a tripod.
Some of these options are more expensive than others, so you’ll want to do your research before buying anything.
The K&M 23325 Microphone Stand is designed to hold microphones vertically and horizontally. The stand is made out of black cast iron with a special rubber insert for silence.
This microphone stand measures 217 x 347 x 300mm and weighs 2.5 kg. The screws are screwed into the bottom of the stand and the tubes are tightened together. A screwdriver is included in the package.
The K&M mic stands are ideal for use in recording studios, concert halls, churches and other places where microphones must be placed close to the stage.
They are especially useful when dealing with very loud sources such as drums, bass guitars, pianos, organs, trumpets or horns. For example, it is possible to record a choir singing without having to worry about feedback.
This is because the sound waves do not reach the microphone due to the acoustic properties of the stand.
The K&M tables and floors are designed to provide maximum stability and ensure that the microphone remains perfectly horizontal even during heavy movement.
In addition, the stand is extremely sturdy thanks to its robust construction. Its main feature is the integrated rubber insert ring which prevents the transmission of high frequencies and eliminates footstep noises.
In The Box
1x Microphone Stand
The Box Contains microphone stand features four adjustable arms and a telescoping center column. Its compact design makes it easy to carry around and store away.
This compact standing table is ideal for use in living rooms, bedrooms and offices. The sturdy steel construction ensures long-lasting durability, while its lightweight design allows you to easily move it around the house.
Thanks to its small round cast iron base, it can even be used as a side table.
Its slender profile makes it suitable for smaller spaces, such as hallways and staircases, where there isn’t enough room for a standard coffee table.
And thanks to its adjustable height, it can be positioned wherever you want it – whether it’s next to a sofa or beside a bed.
With its sleek black finish, it blends seamlessly into most interiors. So no matter what color scheme you’re working with, this stylish addition will complement it perfectly.
Keep Your Microphone Upright
The Mic Stand is a great way to keep your microphone upright while recording. This stand attaches easily to most microphones via the 3.5mm input jack. You can use it with either iOS devices or Android phones.
You can adjust the height of the stand up to three different heights. Each height allows you to record audio at a specific distance.
The stand can hold a variety of accessories including mics, cables, stands, tripods, and more.
Why Stands Are Important
The mechanical transmission of sound waves through solid materials is known as “mechanical noise.”
This type of noise is caused by vibrations in objects such as stands, cables, connectors, etc., and it’s one of the main reasons why you might hear static during phone calls.
Mechanical noise travels from the source of the vibration, into whatever object it touches, and finally reaches the microphone.
Solid materials typically carry vibrational energy a long distance. For example, if I put my hand on a table, the table will transmit those vibrations throughout the room.
If I place a heavy metal cylinder on a wooden table, the vibrations will travel through the wood and reach the microphone.
In fact, if I touch the microphone directly, the vibrations will continue traveling through the air and reach the microphone.
Let’s say your microphone is placed inside a mic clip, and that clip is attached to a small plastic stand. Now, let’s take a look at what happens next.
When you move the mic clip, the vibrations will propagate through the stand and eventually reach the microphone. You can see how this could cause problems for recording audio.
If you’re working with a wireless microphone, the problem is even worse because the signal will pick up vibrations from anything nearby.
A person walking across the floor will send vibrations through the floor, through the microphone, and ultimately to the recorder.
These types of issues are often referred to as “ground loops,” and they’re a real pain to deal with.
To avoid this issue, make sure that your microphones are not touching anything else. Also, try placing the microphone away from sources of mechanical noise. And choose a good Podcast Microphone to start with.
This microphone stand is perfect for anyone who wants to record audio without worrying about ground loops.
It has an easy-to-use design, so you don’t have to worry about complicated settings. Plus, it comes with everything you need to get started right out of the box.
It also works well with both iOS and Android smartphones. Simply plug the included cable into your device, attach the stand to the microphone.