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Condenser equivalent to EV RE20

...go up to $1200 if the tool is the right one for the job. I love my voice with an EV RE20 with the bass attenuated on the mic and a muff on it. I just need it to pop a little more like a condenser—not bright like my 416, though. This would be mostly...

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Condenser equivalent to EV RE20

If I liked the overall tone of the RE20 on a voice but wanted it a little brighter, I’d try a gentle parametric we boost before looking at other mics. Just with your regular daw channel strip eq.

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If I could have only one mic (under 2k), what would you recommend?

RE20. This one has done so many scratch tracks for me that I later came back to and said "wow." Other than that I'd recommend the Beyerdynamic M160 ribbon. Low output but great all around tone.

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The RE20 dynamic cardioid microphone is truly an industry standard, a firm favorite among broadcasters and sound engineers worldwide. Its popularity also extends into music production as a premium grade instrument microphone. Its Variable-D™ design and heavy-duty internal pop filter excel for close-in voice work, while an internal element shock-mount reduces vibration-induced noise.