Whether you’re an aspiring musician, podcaster or even someone with a Youtube channel, there’s a lot to be said for a microphone stand. They allow you greater versatility in your setup and can help you to tailor your recording environment to be just the way you like it.
But with the huge amount of poor quality stands on the market, why take the risk? At best, it works just fine, but at worst, it could drop your very expensive microphone on the floor! That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best microphone stands on the market to give you the peace of mind you deserve. One things for sure, these products will strike a chord with anyone who records or performs often, so what are you waiting for?
Best Microphone Stands 2017
We’ve created a table below that will give you a quick overview of each of our top recommendations. There are a couple of important specifications too, but bear in mind that this is just to give you a feel for the products and we’ll cover each of them individually a little later on.
|Product Name||Stand Type||Maximum Height|
|Neewer Microphone Stand||Suspension Scissor Arm||31.5”|
|Pyle-Pro PMKS5||Round base||60.24”|
|On Stage SMS7650||Overhead Boom||82”|
|RODE PSA1||Swivel Mount||33”|
With that out of the way, let’s go more in depth with each mic stand. We’re going to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses and overall quality fairly and comprehensively, which means we’ll pull no punches and if there’s a disadvantage, we’ll make sure to mention it. That said, we’ll begin with the Neewer NW-700.