Comparing Aston Origin and TechZone Audio Stellar X2

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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:
TechZone Audio Stellar X2 ranks #6 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
TechZone Audio Stellar X2: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Aston Origin over TechZone Audio Stellar X2

On 2 Aug 2022 (7 days ago) we went through 107 Microphone expert endorsements .

Currently, Aston Origin received 2 endorsements from Music Grotto (27 Dec 2021) and Music Radar (16 Feb 2022). Meanwhile, TechZone Audio Stellar X2 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Microphone
Music Grotto
Tom's Guide
PianoDreamers
Just Creative
CBR
Music Radar
IGN
PC Gamer
MusicTech
CNN Underscored
17
+2 $199
Aston Origin
6
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
N/A N/A $200
TechZone Audio Stellar X2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

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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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Customers like TechZone Audio Stellar X2 noticeably more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Aston Origin
TechZone Audio Stellar X2
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

TechZone Audio Stellar X2, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Aston Origin.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling microphone receives a consumer score of 8.7 (great). Both Aston Origin and TechZone Audio Stellar X2 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Aston Origin
In comparison:
Aston Origin ranks #43 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
TechZone Audio Stellar X2
In comparison:
TechZone Audio Stellar X2 ranks #6 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Median best-selling Microphone
In comparison:
Fifine K670 ranks #88 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great





TechZone Audio Stellar X2 is more popular than Aston Origin

It's fairly safe to say that TechZone Audio Stellar X2 is a more popular microphone than Aston Origin, based on its 1,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Aston Origin and TechZone Audio Stellar X2 often consider Shure MV7, a more popular, pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Aston Origin and TechZone Audio Stellar X2
Shure MV7 $249
In comparison:
Shure MV7 ranks #16 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.8
Amazing
5 expert recommendations More Popular
Rode NT1 $232
In comparison:
Rode NT1 ranks #13 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.9
Amazing
2 expert recommendations More Popular
Aston Origin $199
In comparison:
Aston Origin ranks #43 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
2 expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Aston Origin is mentioned by key experts in Aug 2022, while TechZone Audio Stellar X2 is not.
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
No expert reviews linked yet for TechZone Audio Stellar X2.
TechZone Audio Stellar X2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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
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From Seller:
  • Carefully Tuned Sound: Balanced and Neutral frequency response. Unlike most condenser microphones, this microphone does not sound harsh and will not stand out in your mix or sound fatiguing over time.
  • High Quality Diaphragm: Our capsules are made using high-grade brass and Japanese imported mylar. They are manufactured with the most precise machinery to achieve higher sensitivity making them able to reproduce subtle sounds. This makes it the perfect for a vairety of sources.
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Aston Microphones Origin Mic Review / Test (Compared to NT1, SM7b, KSM32)
Review by Podcastage
Popular! 61K views!
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Review - The Aston Microphones Origin
Review by Production Expert
Popular! 85K views!
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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 TechZone Audio Stellar X2.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0714497644691, 5060458750006
UPC Numbers: 714497644691
Model Numbers: AST-ORIGIN, ORIGIN
EAN Numbers: 0765390133638
UPC Numbers: 765390133638
TechZone Audio Stellar X2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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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 MXL 2003A .

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

TechZone Audio Stellar X2 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 MXL 2003A .

TechZone Audio Stellar X2 is $109.51 more expensive than the average microphone ($90.48).

TechZone Audio Stellar X2: Buy | Customer Reviews

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