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Review – Tonor T20 Boom Arm Mic Stand

Review – Tonor T20 Boom Arm Mic Stand

After recently checking out the Tonor TC-777 USB Mic, I’m now going to take a look at the Tonor T20 Boom Arm Mic Stand. Microphone stands might not be the most exciting studio purchases but they’re a very important bit of kit. Coming in at £29.99, the T20 seems to offer good value but does it perform? Let’s find out.

Tonor T20 Boom Arm Mic Stand

The first thing I noticed about the T20 is how solid it feels. The steel construction gives it a reassuring weight. Tonor say it can support mics weighing up to 4lbs/1.8kg so popular choices like the Blue Yeti can be handled with ease. The black finish is flawless and it looks like a well-made piece of equipment. The external springs are a common feature on lower priced boom stands, more expensive ones usually have internal springs. Having them exposed does mean they are more likely to make noise if you adjust the stand when the mic is on but, from a design perspective, I actually prefer the look of external springs. They don’t seem to make any noise anyway so I don’t see it as an issue. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Gear Reviews
Review – Tonor TC-777 USB Condenser Microphone

Review – Tonor TC-777 USB Condenser Microphone

The Best Budget USB Mic?

The TC-777 is a small, low-cost USB mic produced by Tonor. They’re not a brand I was aware of but they seem to offer a range of well-priced products that could be perfect for those looking for good quality equipment on a budget.

The TC-777 at around £35, I was surprised by how nicely packed the mic was. First impressions count and you feel like you’re opening something far more expensive. The microphone is already fitted into a shock mount on a small stand and even includes a pop filter. Simply plug it into your computer, select it as your audio source (the well-written manual explains how to do this) and you’re ready to go! Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Gear Reviews