Place your order and make your first monthly payment today, and your gear will be in your hands in about two days. Now I'm modding the the Apex pair, cause they don't sound quite right and considering getting another pair of C2 mics. The B5 includes a rugged hard case, stand adapter and windscreen. Behringer vs Gefell? STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONES C‑2 Specifications 5 Supply current 3 mA Dimensions Æ shaft: 0.8", length: 3.7" (Æ shaft: 20 mm, length: 94 mm) Weight approx. I sold them off and got a pair of Apex 185's (pretty much s MXL 603 pair). They are actually pretty darn good for an SDC under $400 (well well under $400). Haha I have a couple pairs because of the "why not" cost factor. That said, it doesn't take much to get an Apex 460 up to snuff..... Behringer C2 mics. I'd love to hear the difference between these and some other high end SDCs. It's too bad something happened between the MXL/Yamaha dealer and L & M in Canada. Medium-diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Interchangeable Cardioid/Omni Capsules, Low-cut Filter, and 10dB Pad ... Behringer C-2 Matched Studio Condenser Microphones (pair) Small-diaphragm Matched Pair Cardioid Condenser Microphones $68.00. Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz, requires 48V phantom power. The results could be catstrophic to Gearslutz worldwide...or...they will most likely sound like poop. Just like the C-4, the Behringer C-2 is a great option for someone who is buying his first set of small diaphragm condenser mics. A real POS. Record in stereo with a matched pair of Behringer C-2 pencil microphones. But it has some potential. I find most stock MXL sound better out of the box than Apex's. I believe I had an MXL 69me with an Apex 170, up against a pair of Behringer C2 mics and the C2's got slaughtered. Well, seems C2+Jim Williams mod is way to go. 3. I had a pair of C2 mics and originally I wasn't crazy about them. Adjustable roll off and pad in a small form factor easy to sneak anywhere and cheap enough to not be upset when you blow the capsule apart because you thought that death metal band could use a bradley fighting vehicle firing off rounds into a glass warehouse instead of just "settling" for a bass drop. As a result of By purchasing the BEHRINGER C-2, you have obtained 2 condenser microphones that offer the highest quality standards and the best audio characteristics. Is it possible that they do both; manufacture some and sell others that are contracted out? Need a small-diaphragm condenser? Please prove me wrong. for us to answer any questions you have about products, services or purchases. It could be ok, depends on who they "borrowed" the design from. They are $40 for a MATCHED PAIR. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. 0.2 lbs (approx. 10 of 10 people (100%) people found this review helpful. Berry C2s are imho somewhat better sounding out of the box than apex 18X series mics. Did you? If you do not have an account simply enter a user name and password to create one. news to me - I've always been told that they've been building apex mics for years and years. It's china - they play by different rules :-). This super-affordable microphone includes two interchangeable capsules with omnidirectional and cardioid pickup patterns. Behringer vs Gefell? Behringer C-2 Condenser Microphone. I agree about the Apex 18X. You need an account to post a reply. The results could be catstrophic to Gearslutz worldwide...or... yeah, I'm sure they are quaking in their boots in Germany right now......probably crawling under their desks. I think the buy in the Behringer line are the B-5s with the uni and omni capsules. There is a small hum from the mic, it might be poor grounding around the capsule, lot's of plastic there. I'll see if I can track the file down and post it. 11.1: Polar pattern Fig. Behringer's C-2 small condenser microphones are well suited for non-critical stereo recordings in project studios, mobile locations, etc. I'll get back to it one day when I have the time. Behringer Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphones. Record in stereo with a matched pair of Behringer C-2 pencil microphones. The aim here was affordability topped with quality and stereo recording possibilities, and the people at Behringer have certainly managed to excel here. you also get a cardiod cartridge- for 90 bucks this small condenser mic sounds alot better on vocal recordings than a Rode NT1A and the At30305 by Audio Technica which by the way both sell for200 bucks and are strictly cardiod!! Submitted October 31, 2006 by a customer from, "NICE SMOOTHE ,FAT, FLAT SOUND WITH THE OMNI CARTRIGE, FOR VOCAL RECORDINGS AND WORKS SUPER WITH ACOUSTIC GUITARS AND PIANO !!". The C-2 is an inexpensive small-diaphragm FET condenser with a fixed Cardioid polar pattern. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and listings for free. The world greatest SDCs? Someone PLEASE do a mic shoot out with these. good point - like the apex 18x mics, which are exactly the same as mxl 603 mics, somehow are the QA rejects of the 603 line or something. I can't find anyone that could fit in this case, but it would be a mix of these three: I was in a turd polishing mood and got a C-1 mic. Saramonic SR-M500 Saramonic SR-M500 The Saramonic SR-M500 are a matched pair of small diaphragm condenser microphones which come with 14mm capsules and a gold-plated membrane. This can be alleviate however by switching on the low-frequency roll-off.