50points
29points

Apogee HypeMiC

70points
54points

Shure MV51

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Apogee HypeMiC vs Shure MV51

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Why is Apogee HypeMiC better than Shure MV51?

  • Pop filter included
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  • 48kHz higher audio interface frequency rate
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    96kHzvs48kHz
  • 370.7g lighter
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    204gvs574.7g
  • 76.76% less body volume
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    179.06cm³vs770.56cm³
  • 48mm narrower
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    38mmvs86mm
  • 32mm thinner
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    38mmvs70mm
  • 4mm shorter
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    124mmvs128mm

Why is Shure MV51 better than Apogee HypeMiC?

  • Has a mute function
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  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Has LED sound level indicator
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  • 26.33% cheaper
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    249 €vs338 €
  • Has an integrated touchpad
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  • Has flat DSP mode
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  • 5 more DSP presets
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    5vs0

Price comparison

Apogee HypeMiC

ProductStorePrice
Apogee HypeMiC AmazonApogee Hype Mic - USB Microphone with An...Apogee Hype Mic - USB Microphone with Analog Compression for Capturing Vocals and Instruments, Streaming, Podcasting, and Gaming
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$249.00

Shure MV51

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Shure MV51 AmazonShure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large Diaphragm...Shure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
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$179.00
Shure MV51 banggood_wwShure BETA58Aワイヤレスマイクリペアパーツ用ダイナミックマイク交換用...Shure BETA58Aワイヤレスマイクリペアパーツ用ダイナミックマイク交換用カートリッジ
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¥1,522.00

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Sound quality

Audio interface sampling rate/frequency defines the number of samples per unit of time taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal. Sampling rate determines the quality of a digital recording.
Microphones with a higher max SPL (sound pressure level) can record at greater volumes without the audio distorting.
Audio interface bit depth/rate describes the number of bits of information recorded for each sample. Bits represent the resolution. The more bits, the more accurate sound is reproduced.

Features

1.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.has hyper-cardioid pattern
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A hyper-cardioid or super-cardioid pattern is a narrower version of the cardioid pattern. It captures audio in front of the microphone at a narrow angle and is particularly useful when you wish to record a single audio source in a loud environment.
3.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
4.has cardioid pattern
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A cardioid polar pattern captures audio in front of the microphone and is particularly useful for situations such as recording a podcast or game streaming.
5.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
6.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Microphones that have multiple polar pattern options can be used for different scenarios. The more patterns that a microphone supports, the more versatile it is.
8.has omni pattern
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An omni polar pattern captures audio from every direction. It is particularly useful when the audio source is moving around, or if you wish to capture the audio from a wide sound source such as a group of people.
9.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

Headphone output

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a connector for a 6.35 mm audio jack
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Has 6.35 mm standard jack connector to plug in your headphones.

Design

1.shock mount included
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A shock mount protects the microphone from physical noises such as a foot tapping on the floor or passing traffic.
2.pop filter included
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A pop filter (also known as a pop shield) is a filter that is placed in front of the microphone to prevent popping noises when recording vocals.
3.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has LED sound level indicator
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Shure MV51
An LED sound level indicator makes it easier to monitor and control the audio level.
5.has an integrated touchpad
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Shure MV51
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
6.weight

204g

574.7g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
7.volume

179.06cm³

770.56cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
8.width

38mm

86mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.thickness

38mm

70mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

338 €

249 €

Updated on Wed Dec 01 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

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