Vocals Condenser

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by lester, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. lester

    lester Guest

    Hi there, as part of my studio project, I have a 1000$ to spend on mics. I need one very good condenser with lots of thickness and harmonics on a wide range, which I will need your advice. the other two will probably be a SM-57, and another acoustic guitar/piano/amplifier condenser, such as the sure's or the Rhodes. have you got any suggestions for me?

    Thanks a lot
    Nimrod
     
  2. LSchefman

    LSchefman Member

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    Nimrod, if you play your cards right, you can find one good condenser for both vocals AND instruments, buy the 57 for what you need it for, and wind up with a better mic.

    I don't seek out mics with "thickness", so I can't make a recommendation for you.
     
  3. EVT

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  4. lester

    lester Guest

    Thanks for your help, that link is really good
    my options are now-
    * Studio Projects TB-1
    * Audio Technica AT4040
    * AKG C2000

    any opinions?
     
  5. onemind

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    I've used the AT with great success, and really didn't like the AKG, I found it quite Harsh sounding, the AT's frequency response is much closer to a "high end" condenser. But why sell yourself short, you have much higher quality mics within your budget such as a Neumann TLM-103 or an AKG414TL both would be an upgrade from the other options. and you might still have enough left for a small diaphragm condenser and an SM57.

    Steve
     

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