As might be expected, Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphones are capable of picking up larger waveforms; i.e. lower frequencies. Combine that with the extended high frequency response condenser mics are renown for — well, now you know why they’re usually the first item on any recording studio’s microphone shopping list. Large diaphragm condensers can be used for nearly any application in a recording situation; but the most common applications are vocals, room ambience, bass — even guitar amps. Many large diaphragm condenser mics also have switchable polar patterns, making them even more versatile!