Comparing Aston Origin and Blue Yeti X

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Aston Origin ranks #43 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Blue Yeti X ranks #50 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.2
Amazing

Experts recommend Blue Yeti X more than Aston Origin

As of 2 Aug 2022, experts prefer Blue Yeti X over Aston Origin, but both Microphones have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Blue Yeti X received 2 recommendations: from IGN (17 Jul 2022) and PC Gamer (20 Jul 2022). Aston Origin was also endorsed 2 times: by Music Grotto (27 Dec 2021) and Music Radar (16 Feb 2022). However, experts generally ranked Aston Origin lower than Blue Yeti X in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Microphone
Music Grotto
Tom's Guide
PianoDreamers
Just Creative
CBR
Music Radar
IGN
PC Gamer
MusicTech
CNN Underscored
7
+1 Check price
Blue Yeti X
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-
-
-
-
-
1
2
-
-
17
+2 $199
Aston Origin
6
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 27 Dec 2021 Music Grotto ranked Aston Origin as #6
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    #6 out of 7 Aston Origin
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  • On 16 Feb 2022 Music Radar ranked Aston Origin as #6
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    #6 out of 15 Aston Origin
    An excellent low-priced condenser mic
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  • On 17 Jul 2022 IGN ranked Blue Yeti X as #1
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    #1 out of 7 Blue Yeti X
    Best Microphone for Streaming
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  • On 20 Jul 2022 PC Gamer ranked Blue Yeti X as #2
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    #2 out of 9 Blue Yeti X
    The best microphone for podcasting
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Verdict

After counting and adding up the 107 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Blue Yeti X outranks Aston Origin. This is not to say that Aston Origin is a bad option. Like Blue Yeti X, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Blue Yeti X outranks Aston Origin by 10 positions. This indicates that, as of 2 Aug 2022, Blue Yeti X is more critically acclaimed than Aston Origin.
Rank Change Price Microphone
Music Grotto
Tom's Guide
PianoDreamers
Just Creative
CBR
Music Radar
IGN
PC Gamer
MusicTech
CNN Underscored
1
- $249
Shure MV7
-
-
-
8
-
5
3
1
4
-
2
- $82
Blue Yeti
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1
-
19
-
-
-
-
11
1
3
+2 $99
Rode PodMic
-
3
-
-
-
-
5
-
1
-
4
+9 $28
Fifine K669
-
-
-
2
3
-
-
-
-
2
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [12]

92
Total expert reviews: 12
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 10
Highest score by SoundReview
95
Average score based on 12 reviews
92
Lowest score by Music Radar
90

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [18]

89
Total expert reviews: 18
  • with a score: 15
  • without a score: 3
Highest score by TechRadar
100
Average score based on 18 reviews
89
Lowest score by Tom's Guide
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
From Seller:
  • Designed and Built in the UK
  • Built in Pop filter ; Built in Pop filter using the latest stainless steel mesh knit technology
  • End Caps ; Direct to stand microphone mounting
  • Chassis 2 millimeter solid stainless steel laser cut and etched body
  • Read more
From Seller:
  • Four-Capsule Array – Capture Legendary Blue Broadcast Sound With Greater Focus And Clarity Than Ever For Professional Streaming, Podcasting And Youtube
  • High-Res Led Metering – Visualize Your Voice Level At A Glance And Adjust Up Or Down For Powerful, Broadcast Quality Sound
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Aston Microphones Origin Mic Review / Test (Compared to NT1, SM7b, KSM32)
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Review by Production Expert
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ASTON ORIGIN MIC REVIEW & TEST - RECORD FEMALE VOCALS & ACOUSTIC GUITAR - ASTON MICROPHONES ORIGIN
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No video reviews linked yet for Blue Yeti X.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0714497644691, 5060458750006
UPC Numbers: 714497644691
Model Numbers: AST-ORIGIN, ORIGIN
EAN Numbers: 0836213000441, 5099206085152
UPC Numbers: 836213000441
Model Numbers: 988-000105, 988-000244
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Aston Origin is a popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling microphones and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Shure MV51 or TechZone Audio Stellar X2 .

Aston Origin is $108.52 more expensive than the average microphone ($90.48).

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