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13th February 2011
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Microphone Game

Let's match mic/mic companies to car/car companies.

Audio Technica - Toyata
Shure sm57 - Ford f150
Neumann - Mercedes
Josephson - Bentley
Rode - Hyundai
re-20 - an Escalade that actually gets really good gas mileage
sm7 - Ram truck
RCA bk5 - Willy jeep
Blue - Volvo
Gefell - BMW
ev635 - Volvo 240
Shure - Ford
akg c414 - VW Jetta
AKG - VW
AKG c12 - Mercedes Gull Wing
U47- Porsche Spyder
SM5 - GTO
Sennheiser 421 - ?
etc.....
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U 47 tube - dodge caravan

altec 633a - 57 chevy


sm57 - volkswagen
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Behringer - Fiat?
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Oktava MK219
T-34 Soviet Tank
sE Electronics sE2000
Toyota Prius
GA Project FC3
Another Prius?
AKG C3000B
Volkswagen Golf
Rode NT55
Rode NT5
Vauxhall Monaro. Only Australian car I know.
AKG C451B
Volkswagen Polo TDI
AKG Perception 150
Hmm...
AudioTechnica AT33A
Old Toyota HiLux
Shure SM57
Shure SM58
Old Dodge Truck
Shure Beta57
Shure Beta58
New Dodge Truck
Shure Beta91
Batmobile
AKG D112
American Tank
T-Bone CD55
Citroen 2CV - Crap but they work
Sahiaman Little Blondie Boutique Microphone
Old Style Mini - Tiny but freakin' COOOOL!
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Behringer - Fiat?
Le Car?
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Nady - Geo Metro
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14th February 2011
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AKG 414 - Volvo 240. "They're boxy."
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lol - the AKG 414 needs a car that has more than 20 varieties that are all very similar in name and that you can't ever remember what the differences are without referring to a chart

I was going to write "SM57 - Honda Accord... Nothing bling-y but won't let you down" but the Volkswagen or Jeep makes more sense!

Royer - Lexus
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Rode - Hyundai
Rode is not a cheap korean car!
maybe a Holden (a cheap Australian car that works pretty well..)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by capnreverb View Post
Let's match mic/mic companies to car/car companies.

Audio Technica - Toyata
Shure sm57 - Ford f150
Neumann - Mercedes
Josephson - Bentley
Rode - Hyundai
re-20 - an Escalade that actually gets really good gas mileage
sm7 - Ram truck
RCA bk5 - Willy jeep
Blue - Volvo
Gefell - BMW
ev635 - Volvo 240
Shure - Ford
akg c414 - VW Jetta
AKG - VW
AKG c12 - Mercedes Gull Wing
U47- Porsche Spyder
SM5 - GTO
Sennheiser 421 - ?
etc.....
Let's match them to sports teams or stars.

Or maybe movie stars... or how about household objects.

I've got one, let's match them to the cards of the Tarot Deck...
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C414 = Ford Mustang

U47 = Mercedes 450SEL

AT40xx = VW Jetta

SM58 = municipal bus
SM57 = subway

Radio Shack PZM = skateboard
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The new Blue Reactor looks like it could be the inspiration for some custom chopper on orange county cycles
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Quote:
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Let's match them to sports teams or stars.

Or maybe movie stars... or how about household objects.

I've got one, let's match them to the cards of the Tarot Deck...
yeah, lets do a game where everyone has to say their favourite colour, and the next person has to say what mic preamp they should buy, based on that. Gearslutz is too weird sometimes..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by capnreverb View Post
Let's match mic/mic companies to car/car companies.

Audio Technica - Toyata
Shure sm57 - Ford f150
Neumann - Mercedes
Josephson - Bentley
Rode - Hyundai
re-20 - an Escalade that actually gets really good gas mileage
sm7 - Ram truck
RCA bk5 - Willy jeep
Blue - Volvo
Gefell - BMW
ev635 - Volvo 240
Shure - Ford
akg c414 - VW Jetta
AKG - VW
AKG c12 - Mercedes Gull Wing
U47- Porsche Spyder
SM5 - GTO
Sennheiser 421 - ?
etc.....
Sennheiser - Audi (?)


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yeah, lets do a game where everyone has to say their favourite colour, and the next person has to say what mic preamp they should buy, based on that. Gearslutz is too weird sometimes..
Oh, no, wait! I have a better one! Let's compare mics to tropical fish, and preamps to famous military battles. I'll give you the fish and the battle, and you tell me what mic and preamp I'm thinking of.

Silver Arowana, and the Battle of Vlaardingen.
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14th February 2011
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SE Electronics Gemini II -- Hummer H20
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I'm just trying to visualise which preamp would represent The Battle Of Midway ???
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MCA SP-1, the "Yugo" of microphones.
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16th February 2011
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Let's match them to sports teams or stars.

Or maybe movie stars... or how about household objects.

I've got one, let's match them to the cards of the Tarot Deck...
Shure sm57 - Samuel Jackson
U87 - New York Yankees
re-20 - the kitchen sink
c24 - The High Priestess
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16th February 2011
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Ooh this is fun!

Lets match geographic curiosities to frozen vegetables or power tools. I'll start:

Mariana Trench= Green Giant Baby peas
Niagara Escarpment= Milwaukee Sawzall
San Andreas Fault= Birdseye corn
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