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Re: Hypercardioid mic suggestions
I'm not sure if you're looking to use the mic in a live or studio setting
... but I have an Audio Technica ATM63HE that fits your description for
It's actually a very sensitive mic with great side noise rejection and
warm sounding ... I have already used it on guitar cabinets instead of an
57 since I thought it sounded better to my ears.
It's also only about $150
They also make many other useful models that are hypercardoid as well ...
----- Original Message -----
From: "lance glover" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 12:44 PM
Subject: Re: Hypercardioid mic suggestions
> Craque wrote:
> > Hi Loopers,
> > I have a quandry. What do folks here recommend as a good hypercardioid
> > microphone? Essentially I'm interested in the narrowest possible polar
> > pattern to enable better direct pickup of a sound with the least amount
> > of other sounds coming through.
> > Obviously this depends partially on mic placement, but I wonder if
> > have had better luck with some models than others in getting an
> > directional pattern - maybe I need to look into rifle mics?
> > This would be my first step into the world of high-end microphones, so
> > advice from loopers who sample live instruments and/or objects would be
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks!
> > matt
> > http://craque.net
> > (ps - my Repeater (along with many other looping devices) in action at
> > http://craque.net/miquez/aidscare2001.html)
> i don't have much advice for you, but i know who i'd ask if i was in your
> if you email them with a little more info about what you are trying to
> record, you may get feedback (no pun intended) from a variety of pro
> engineers who regularly respond to their "letters to tapeop" section.
> of: jack endino, tony visconti, phill brown and other well-(or lesser
> well-)known folks...
> lance g.
> ps their server seems to be down at the moment tho...
> pps cool site. craquehaus...i like that!