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Ive heard good things about both. Is it worth it to shell out the extra cash?
That's what I needed to hear - thanks. The E906 it is!Originally posted by Supertgtr
The big difference between the mics is the E906 has a three position presence EQ switch, and the E609 silver does not. You can make the E906 sound like the older E609(black) or the E609 silver or an in between sound.
That I don't know. I haven't found any official Sennheiser info, just posts from individuals on recording forums and the like - so you know what that's worth.Originally posted by muddy
what worried me about the e906 was that it'd be a silver e609 with the addition of eq, which wouldn't really make it a better mic. kinda like turd-polishing. i don't know that it's the case here, but i wouldn't put it past them, either. so tell me,when did the blackies change over from hand wired?
Well that would make more sense then. Still, conflicting reports everywhere on which is better and even on which sounds more like the 409. I plan on getting a E906 and will report back on that one anyway.Originally posted by Supertgtr
I really doubt the original E609 was "hand wired". Too expensive, time consuming and too inconsistent. Besides, there isnt much wiring in there. The E609 used to sell for around $200 when in production. It wasnt very popular due to the price point, and sounding very different from it's predicessor. Not bad, just different.
The MD409 (the real original) might have been hand wired.