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We sell inexpensive, but professional microphones!
Made by the elite, world-renowned manufacturer Isk, these are among the best on the planet!
If not "the best", certainly the best for the money!!

We sell microphones for:
Vocal Drums
Overhead (drums or choir) High-end "Beta"-style (vocal and brass)
Elvis ("Oldies" - style) Karaoke
Guitar Piano
Condenser (studio) Headphones and earbuds
USB (computer) Pop Filters
Phantom Power supplies Head-Worn (headset mics)
Lavaliere (tie clip) mics Ribbon mics (Brass, Sax, Strings)
Vacuum Tubes

You can take world-famous multi-platinum Producer/Engineer at Creed, Puddle of Mud, Godsmack: John Kurzweg ... is using and loving our products!  Here's a link on his web site proclaiming how great these are:
http://www.johnkurzweg.com/gear-i-use-endorse/


iSK Professional Microphones

PROFESSIONAL microphones - for studio and live performance - for about half of what the others cost.

These Isk microphones are hands-down the best value for the money microphones! We not only invite you to "try before you buy", we offer a money-back guarantee!

e-mail us about your microphone needs!

Although we have studio microphones, too ... our most popular sellers are:

SM-58 style:
Perfect for high-end vocals, and any Professional application. They are better than the Shure SM-58!

$75 + GST

Shure SM-58 Clone

Remember, Shure's SM-58 (and 57) have not changed since it's original design in the 60's. Sure [get it?], they are warm (dull), and heavy, but maybe it's time for this century?  This mic is a bright (flat), lighter, crisp mic for your vocals! GUARANTEED to be better than the SM-58!!


e-mail us about your microphone needs!

 SM-57 style:
Although not a Shure SM-57, these are BETTER than the Shure SM-57. We have sound tests to prove it!

$80 + GST

SM-57 clone

For drums & guitar, we have a far better microphone than this mic (or a Shure SM-57)
that is specifically designed for close-micing drums and also for close-micing a guitar amplifier! See it here.

Element:    Dynamic
Polar Pattern:    Uni-directional
Frequency Response:    50Hz-16kHz
Sensititvity:    -56dB ± 3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
Output Impedance:    300ohm ± 30% (at 1kHz)

Shure Beta clone:
Although not a Shure Beta, these are FAR BETTER than the beta!

$100 + GST

Shure beta clone

Element:    Dynamic
Polar Pattern:    Cardioid
Frequency Response:    50Hz-17kHz
Sensitivity:    -52dB±3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
Output impedance:    600Ω±30%(at 1kHz)


e-mail us about your microphone needs!

SM-58 style - with "on-off" switch:
Perfect for karaoke, and any Professional application. They are as good as the Shure SM-58!

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL this month: This THREE-pack for $150! Or $50 each!

Karaoke Microphones

$165 + GST

Specifications:
Element: Dynamic
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Response: 80Hz-16kHz (an SM-58 goes to 15kHz on a GOOD day)
Sensitivity: -54dB±3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
Output impedance: 500Ω±30%(at 1kHz)

Overhead mics:
Drums, piano, choir, or guitar amp micing.
These mics come with THREE capsules: omnidirectional, cardoid, and super-cardoid!!

$80 + GST

iSK shotgun mic, Microphones, Little Gem.Buy 2, and get a free stereo mic bar! Buy 1, and upgrade to the shock mount for only $9 more. (presently out of stock of the shock mounts.)

A small diaphragm (16mm) pencil condenser microphone with 3 interchangeable capsules, and a sound that is simply clean and gorgeous!

It has a wide dynamic range, enabling it to be used on both quiet sources such as muted violin, or very loud sources such as drum overheads, or anything in between. It's flat frequency response enables it to accurately pick up all the tone and nuances of an upright bass, as well as the high frequency detail of drum overheads. Plus to add even more versatility, you can use the 3 interchangeable capsules which give you Cardioid, Omni-directional, and Super directional polar pickup patterns to suit the environment and tailor the sound for your specific needs.

Comes with the microphone body, 3 capsules, leatherette pouch, wind foam and mic clip.


iSK shotgun mic, Little Gem.
Element size: 16mm
Polar Patterns: Cardioid / Super Directional / Omni Directional
Frequency Response: 30hz-18khz
Sensitivity: -38dB ± 3dB (0dB=1V/Pa at 1khz)
Output Impedance: 100 ± 30% (at 1khz)
Max Input SPL: 135dB (at 1kh ≤1%T.H.D.)
Power requirements: 9V-52V phantom Power


high end microphones


e-mail us about your microphone needs!


Guitar or snare/drum mic:
Although these may look "strange", they blow-away the Shure SM-57 mics!
Better lows, better SPL (sound pressure level), and higher gain to the board.

$80 + GST
These are IN STOCK NOW!

Snare and drum microphonesIsk drum microphones


These microphones utilyze "the proximity effect" to obtain excellent lows on your drums or guitar amp!

We have had customers "reluctantly" order one, and then they order a kit!  One business was so impressed - they ordered 7 drum kits (which contain 4 of these microphones!)

e-mail us today to try this mic!

Shure microphones


Kick (bass) drum microphone:

Kick drum microphones

The iSK BDM-1 is a dynamic microphone with a cardioid pickup pattern. It has a special frequency response that's tailored to highlight bass frequencies. It is an excellent choice for professional use on kick drum and bass guitar cabinets both in the studio and on stage. The heavy duty build utilizes a cast zinc housing that is strong and durable, and works great at rejecting external interference. The transducer is protected by a powder coated steel mesh grille, with a thin layer of wind foam on the inside. Comes with Mic, euro-thread adapter, and carry case.


Specifications:
  • Type: Dynamic
  • Frequency Response: 50hz - 15khz
  • Polar Pattern: uni-directional
  • Sensitivity: -55dB±3dB (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Output Impedance: 400Ω±30% (at 1kHz)
$100 + GST
These are IN STOCK NOW!

Shure microphones

Complete drum microphone kit! This is a steal - at $325 + GST!

Snare and drum microphones


e-mail us about your microphone needs!

Guitar or snare/drum mic:
Our SM-57 Clone (our DM-57) is superior to the Shure SM-57!

$80 + GST

DM-57


Elvis Presley ("Oldies" style):
Much crisper than the Shure 55S, these "Classic" mics have excellent, modern, flat response!

$200 + GST

Oldies, Elvis microphonesOldies, Elvis microphone (Sm-55)

They include mounting hardware for your stand, and box as pictured.

NOTE: *I* use this mic for my Elvis shows, and our Marilyn also loves this mic. These are true, professional mic - going to 18 kHz!

All mics include mounting hardware for your stand.
We sell 4.5m mic cables for only $10! Our cables are all CHASSIS GROUNDED!

e-mail us about your microphone needs!

High-quality vocal and instrument condenser microphone:

BM-900

Isk BM-900 condenser microphone.The BM-900 is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a cardioid pickup pattern. It has excellent performance on voice and acoustic instruments. Includes a mini tripod stand, 2.5m mic (XLR™) cable, and a wind foam.

A condenser broadcasting & recording mic. It adopts high quality condenser capsule and exact circuit with transformer output.

A compact, studio mic, that boasts warm undertones and a smooth vocal clarity.  Perfect for Home Studio Recording - with its compact design and included stand, it is the perfect solution for recording voice or vocals at in a home studio or even on location. Being a condenser microphone, it picks up sound across a large area and with depth and clarity (compared to standard 'dynamic' mics often used for live use). These properties of a condenser mic make it ideal when recording vocals or voice in a studio environment (quite place).

Wide Frequency Response Pick Up
The frequency response is suited to vocals, giving a rich deep warmth at 200hz while maintaining a strong mid range response to give vocal clarity. The transformer output allows for a high level of sensitivity while maintaining low self-noise.

Includes Desk Top Stand
With a lightweight design and compact circuitry, the BM-900 fits nicely on home studio desk top. When singing under pressure, provides less distraction and more reaction. An impressive little pocket rocket, suitable for a range of studio applications.

Specifications:
  • Capsule: 16mm diaphragm
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid (Uni-Directional)
  • Frequency Range: 30Hz to 19kHz
  • Sensitivity: -38dB±3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Out put Impedance: 100?±30%(at 1kHz)
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 20dB A
  • Max SPL: 135dB(at 1kHz =1% T.H.D)
  • S/N Ratio: 74dB
  • Connector: 3-Pin XLR
  • Power Requirement: 48V phantom power supply
  • Shipping Weight: 350g
  • Weight: 400g

    This mic is a high sensitivity, low noise and has a cardioid pickup pattern. Has a blue working indicator light. This mic is especially suitable for  vocal recording, and Choir.

    Includes mic, wind sock (pop filter). Available in 4 colours.
$110 + GST


"Starlight"

Isk Starlight condenser microphone.The Isk "Starlight" is a professional large diaphragm condensor microphone. It has a 34mm pure gold coated capsule with a fixed cardiod pick up pattern. It features an integrated shockmount, with further shock protection provided by suspending the transducer housing with springs. It uses a chrome and nickel for the grill and frame, and brushed aluminum for the body. The electronics incorporate premium grade components resulting in a negligible amount of crossover and harmonic distortion, while providing very low self noise and high output sensitivity. Comes with premium flight case, integrated pop filter and euro stand thread adapter. Also includes 2 extra transducer housing springs and an extra pop filter screw, although it's unlikely you will ever break a spring or lose the screw, this helps ensure you have a long lasting product.

Specifications:Starlight studio microphone
  • Element: 34mm pressure gradient transducer
  • Polar Pattern: Uni-directional
  • Sensitivity: -36db ±2db (0db=1V/Pa at 1khz)
  • Output Impedence: 100Ω ±30% (at 1khz)
  • Load impedance: ≥1000Ω
  • Self Noise: 13dB A
  • S/N Raio: 81dB
  • Max Input SPL: 138dB (at 1khz ≤1%T.H.D.)
  • Phantom Power requirement: 48V DC
  • Electrical Current: 3mA
  • Weight: Approx 649g
Comes complete with elegant carrying case with handle: 31cm wide x 20 cm deep x 21 cm high. Nice and compact, yet protected!

$195 + GST


STUDIO-QUALITY condenser microphone:

"2B"

Isk 2B Beauty condenser microphone.The Isk "2B" is a high-end professional large diaphragm condensor microphone. It uses a patented, pure gold coated, 34mm dual sided capsule, and sits at the top of the quality spectrum with some of the best tube microphones available on the market!  It has a very clean and flat frequency response, with detailed and natural sounding mid and high frequencies.  An  *amazing*  vocal microphone, but with the switchable low cut filter, the -10dB pad, and 9 different polar patterns, it can also be used in a wide variety of recording applications, such as acoustic instruments, orchestras, and even drum overheads. Comes with custom wind screen, shock mount, power supply, power cord, 5 pin XLR, and interchangeable white and blue bodys.

  • Classic plate-follower circuit with transformer-coupled output, similar to those used in vintage German tube-mic designs
  • Custom made dual-bobbin output transformer
  • Psvane 12AX7-TII Premium Grade Treasure Tube
  • German red Wima capacitors
  • Optional Psvane 12AT7-TII tube is also available for more headroom, and a different tonal character.

Note: This is an enhanced version of the TRM-11. The TRM-11 uses a Shuguang 12AX7B tube, which is a low cost stock tube used in various OEM products. This microphone uses a Psvane 12AX7-TII Premium Grade Treasure Tube, which are the factory tested "cream of the crop" from a company that specializes only in high end tubes. This tube provides even cleaner amplification, and gives this microphone more clarity, and a smoother high end.

Compare to $3,000 microphones - yours for only $395 + GST.




RSM-1 active ribbon microphone:

RSM-1 ribbon microphoneThe RSM-1 is being used by top studios all over North America, and is quickly gaining a reputation of being an incredible microphone - especially for the price. Featuring a newly designed aluminum ribbon motor, of only 2.8µ (microns) thin, it provides superb mid-range detail and very warm, lush sounding low and mid low frequencies. It has an all passive design, with a transformer coupled output.

This microphone excels with high SPL sources, such as guitar cabinets and brass instruments. On quieter sources, it excels at emphasizing the lower frequencies with great warmth and detail.


Specifications:Ribbon RSM-1 microphone
  • Polar Pattern: Figure 8
  • Frequency Response: 25Hz - 18kHz
  • Sensitivity: -50dB ±2dB (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Output impedance 250Ω
  • Signal to Noise ratio: 18dB A
  • Max Input SPL: 148dB
  • Weight: 320g
  • Body Dimensions:  Diameter-76mm, Height-165mm

Comes with microphone, carrying case and shock-mount.

$275 + GST



Phantom power supply:

Phonton Power SupplyThe Isk SPM001 phantom power supply unit is a single channel unit to provide 48 volt phantom power for condenser microphones, for use with mixers, karaoke, or computer sound cards (that have a microphone input, but do not supply phantom power).

$45 + GST


Pop Filters:

Pop FiltersiSK's SPS019 premium microphone pop-filter:

When recording vocals in the studio, it is essential to use a pop filter (popper stopper) to reduce sibilance and plosives, ie 'esses' and pops. Usually present when signing words beginning with "S" and "P". It is really a must have accessory for recording vocals with condenser microphones.

Featuring:iSK SPS-019
  • Two individual, double-net design pop filter. Ultimate protection from sibilance and plosives.
  • Screw on 'long arm' clamp
  • Metal gooseneck design
  • Unique double-net design
  • Filter diameter: 160mm
  • Gooseneck length: 37cm
  • Clamp arm length: 12cm
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 kg (450 g)

Long Arm Clamp
The clamp attaches onto a mic stand and long arm if the SPS019 design allows for the filter to be placed in a greater range of positions. Coupled with a flexible and strong gooseneck, allowing you to maneuver the filter to suit.


$29 + GST

USB microphones:


Isk USB-800 condenser microphone.USB-800:
Great sounding microphones that plugs straight into the computer. No need for external gear, such as preamps and analog to digital converters, this microphone has it all built in. Simply plug it into the computer with the supplied USB cable, and it is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computers. Works with all major recording software, as well as programs which can use an external mic, such as gaming and instant chat messaging.


Specifications:
  • Element: 14mm back electret condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-17kHz
  • Sensitivity: -34dB±2dB (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Output Impedance: 100Ω±30% (at 1kHz)
  • Load Impedance: ≥1000Ω
  • Self Noise: 16dB A
  • SPL: 132dB (at 1kHz ≤1% T.H.D)
  • S/N Ratio: 78dB
$120 + GST




Professional USB microphone:

Isk Starlight condenser microphone.The CRU-1 is a professional quality studio condenser microphone that plugs into any USB port. It is perfect for recording voice and acoustic instruments. Utilizing built in high quality analog to digital conversion. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computers, works with all major recording software as well as having the ability to be recognized as the computer's external mic, allowing it to be used for gaming and instant chat messaging.



Specifications:
  • Element type: Large Diaphragm Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 20hz - 18khz
  • Sampling Rate: 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Diaphragm Thickness: 2-microns
USB Cable Length: 3m

$175 + GST



Professional Headphones

Hands-down far better than Sennheiser's $300 models, these have great highs and bass, and a nice flat response.
They include 2 cables: coiled and straight, as well as 2.5mm or 6mm TRS (normal headphone) plug.
Complete with carrying case!

HD-9999 Profesional audio headphones

Profesional headphones

MDH-9000 Profesional dj headphonesThese headphones are perfect for DJs and studio engineers, as well as casual music listeners (like you?) who want a true audiophile grade listening experience!

The MDH9000 headphones have excellent bass response (great for DJs), a high degree of clarity in the mids and silky smooth high's. Foldable design and deluxe carry case for convenient travelling, and ultra comfortable earpads.

The HD-9999 are great fro the studio - great mids, and a touch less bass.

We have had many buyers who buy both!


Your choice - $125 + GST

Professional Earbuds

Made from high-grade wood earshell! The sound is AMAZING! As is the price!!
$60 + GST

Profesional in-ear earbuds

Profesional in-ear ear buds

Profesional in-ear ear buds



$55 + GST
Note: a revised/upgraded version of these earbuds is due in April - price will be $65.


Professional Headset and Lavaliere (tie clip) mics:

Several types of microphones to plug-in to your wireless system/body pack transmitter -
with a TQG connector ("mini XLR"):

Head-Worn (headset mics)Profesional headset mics


Specifications:
Element: Back Electret Condenser
Connector: TQG (mini-XLR)
Polar Pattern: Uni-directional
Frequency Response: 30Hz-18kHz
Sensitivity: -45±3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
Output Impedance: 1000Ω±30%(at 1kHz)
Cable Length: 1.2m



$135 + GST
Lavaliere (tie clip) mics

Profesional Lavaliere microphones

Specifications:
Element: Back Electret Condenser
Connector: TQG (mini-XLR)
Polar Pattern: Uni-directional
Frequency Response: 30Hz-18kHz
Sensitivity: -45±3dB(0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)
Output Impedance: 1000Ω±30%(at 1kHz)
Cable Length: 1.2m

$95 + GST



Professional Vacuum Tubes:

Profesional 12AX7 vacuum tubes

Shuguang 12AX7-B (12AX7B) vacuum tubes. High-end vacuum tube.
We have only 5 left in stock. VERY high-end Shuguang 12AX7-B vacuum tube.  A good choice for high gain amps. This tube has a more overdrive than the standard 12AX7A tube and lower noise!

It is a direct replacement for any 12AX7, or ECC83, or 7025 Vacuum Tube (these are just different designations for the same thing). The "B" designation on this tube is specific to the manufacturer, which is Shuguang. It's a VERY high quality tube, better than anything on the market for less than $35.

40mm high x 22mm diameter. 9-pin.

Again, these are EXTREMELY high-quality tubes!

$24 + GST

e-mail us about your microphone needs!


Microphones in Edmonton

Professional microphones in Edmonton

e-mail us - or phone 780-942-2793

We ship anywhere in Canada.


Copyright 2016



In response to several "These are probably made IN CHINA!" responses, let us display THIS:

We own many Shure wireless mics, and here is the bottom label of (I say again:) SHURE microphones:

(MADE IN CHINA)

Shure beta microphones Edmonton


In case you can't see it:

SM-58 microphones Edmonton


Again, in case you didn't see it:

SM-57 microphones Edmonton


–  AND  –



Here's a Line 6 - high-end "75 series":

Budget microphones


In case you can't see it:

Ribbon microphones


AGAIN, in case you can't see it:

Condenser microphones

So, Shure, HP, Line 6  - you guessed it - made in China. Your Android phone - MADE IN CHINA.


ONE MORE:

Hewlett Packard.  This is our office printer:

"shotgun"  condenser microphones

Apple adapter:
(before you go ripping Apple apart, remember: MICROSOFT, MOTOROLA,
GOOGLE ANDROID are all made at the same factory!)

"SM-58"  microphone



Can we let this rest now?

:-)