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The C451 B is a small-diaphragm condenser microphone with the identical acoustical behavior of its predecessor, the legendary C451 EB + CK1 capsule, which was a bestseller right from the start in 1969. With its airy sound, high overload limit and improved engineering details, the C451 B continues the success story of this legend. The roadworthy design around the handcrafted capsule and the low-noise preamp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.


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Condenser: AKG C414 AKG C451B (2x) AUDIO TECHNICA 4033 BPM CR 73 CALREC CC50 ELECTRO VOICE / BLUE Cardinal (2x) GEFELL MT 71 GEFELL MV691(2x) - M70, M71, M94 NEUMANN U87 NEUMANN KM84 PHILIPS N8403 Electret (2x) PREFER UC ST-900 Stereo (3x) RODE NT1 RODE NT5 (2x) SENNHEISER MKH 404 SHURE BG 4.1 (2x) SONY C-38B STAGG MCO 7W Tubes: AKG SolidTube (2x) APEX 460 (w.Telefunken modification) CAD Vx2 GROOVE TUBES MD1b (2x) LOMO 19a9 (2x) LOMO 19a19 remakes...

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CM4 Is Here. Let's start a thread for it and let the CM3 go on

Posting for the first time on GS just to say YES. The CM3s have become my favorite drum overheads -- I often prefer them to Josephson C42s, Beesneez Lulu FETs, KM184s, C414s, etc., all of which I think are much much nicer than the C451B. I bought a pair of CM4s just because I wanted the...

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Upgrade from AT 4051s for choir/orchestra main pair

are you sure you 'need' different mics? - i'd invest some more time in mixing before buying new gear...

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