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Experts recommend Shure MV7 more than Rode Procaster Dynamic

As of 11 Jun 2024, experts prefer Shure MV7 over Rode Procaster Dynamic, but both Microphones have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Shure MV7 received 4 recommendations: from IGN (21 Mar 2024), MusicTech (6 Apr 2022) Music Radar (30 Oct 2023) and 1 other. By contrast, Rode Procaster Dynamic received only 1 recommendation from PianoDreamers (25 Jan 2023).

Rank Change Price Microphone
CNN Underscored
SoundGuys
IGN
MusicTech
Music Radar
PianoDreamers
PCMag
PC Gamer
Tom's Guide
Wirecutter
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-1 $249
Shure MV7
The Shure MV7 microphone is a versatile and adaptable option for podcasters, streamers, and content creators, offering excellent sound quality, noise-cancelling capabilities, and connectivity options.
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N/A $176
Rode Procaster Dynamic
The Rode Procaster Dynamic microphone is a broadcast-quality, cardioid polar pattern microphone that delivers clear and professional sounding vocals, making it an ideal choice for podcasters, broadcasters, and musicians who require a durable and reliable microphone for their professional needs.
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 25 Jan 2023 PianoDreamers ranked Rode Procaster Dynamic as #6
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    #6 out of 11 Rode Procaster Dynamic
    More than just a podcasting mic
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  • On 21 Mar 2024 IGN ranked Shure MV7 as #5
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    #5 out of 10 Shure MV7
    Best Hybrid XLR/USB Microphone for Streaming
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  • On 6 Apr 2022 MusicTech ranked Shure MV7 as #4
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    #4 out of 15 Shure MV7
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  • On 30 Oct 2023 Music Radar ranked Shure MV7 as #7
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    #7 out of 20 Shure MV7
    The best microphone for content creation
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  • On 30 May 2024 PC Gamer ranked Shure MV7 as #1
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    #1 out of 6 Shure MV7
    The best microphone
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After counting and adding up the 91 expert endorsements of the June rankings, Shure MV7 outranks Rode Procaster Dynamic. This is not to say that Rode Procaster Dynamic is a bad option. Like Shure MV7, it is recommended by experts, but less.

MetaRanking Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Shure MV7 is mentioned by key experts in Jun 2024, while Rode Procaster Dynamic is not.
Rank Change Price Microphone
CNN Underscored
SoundGuys
IGN
MusicTech
Music Radar
PianoDreamers
PCMag
PC Gamer
Tom's Guide
Wirecutter
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+1 $87
Blue Yeti
The Blue Yeti microphone is a versatile and durable device with four directional patterns, a built-in headphone jack, and compatibility with a wide range of devices and software, making it a popular choice among content creators, podcasters, and gamers.
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-1 $249
Shure MV7
The Shure MV7 microphone is a versatile and adaptable option for podcasters, streamers, and content creators, offering excellent sound quality, noise-cancelling capabilities, and connectivity options.
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Shure SM57
The Shure SM57 microphone is highly regarded for its exceptional sound quality, durability, versatility, and compatibility, making it a popular choice among musicians, producers, and recording engineers for capturing instruments and vocals in various live and studio settings.
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Elgato Wave 3
The Elgato Wave 3 is a versatile and reliable USB microphone designed for content creators, podcasters, and live streamers, featuring a cardioid polar pattern, two connectivity options, advanced features, and compatibility with both PC and Mac.
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [15]

76
Total expert reviews: 15
  • with a score: 6
  • without a score: 9
Highest score by podcast.co
97
Average score based on 15 reviews
76
Lowest score by Music Radar
20

Score distribution:

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

Expert reviews [28]

85
Total expert reviews: 28
  • with a score: 10
  • without a score: 18
Highest score by Music Radar
100
Average score based on 28 reviews
85
Lowest score by techadvisor
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
From Seller:
  • Package Weight : 1.5 Lbs
  • Product Type : Sound And Recording Equipment
  • High Output Dynamic Capsule And Balanced Low Impedance Output Make It An Ideal Broadcast And Voice Over Microphone
  • Internal Shock Mounting Of Capsule For Low Handling Noise; Internal Pop-Filter To Reduce Plosives
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From Seller:
  • USB OR XLR CONNECTIONS: Dual USB/XLR output allows digital or analog recording.
  • CLOSE MIC APPLICATIONS: Great for podcasting, recording, live streaming, and more.
  • INTUITIVE TOUCH PANEL CONTROLS: Intuitive touch panel for control over gain, monitoring volume, headphone mix, and mic muting.
  • Read more
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