I just got MXL 990 Heritage Edition, for recording guitar and vocals. However, when opening the box I saw the polar pattern on the box. It's something like this.
It doesn't fully resemble a cardioid pattern (which I thought I was buying). Does this make an issue for me, in a home studio (not sound isolated, but not the loudest place either). Should I switch to a complete cardioid microphone for best performance, or is it good either way ?
What I know cardioid pattern is: