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Electro Voice RE50B vs RE50N/D-B

Hey guys. I'm looking to purchase an RE50 mic and am unsure which model to get. I know the RE50N/D-B has a neodymium element. I see most people using the RE50B. Do you have any experience with the two? Is the N/D-B worth the extra money? Thanks!! -Owen

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Why still the SM57?

...the 'ultimate 57 killer'. I acquired a ton of different dynamic mics - i5, 441, n/d 308/408/468, RE320, RE27N/D, 635a, RE50, M101, M201, M69N(C) and PR20 just to name a few. I've sold them all and almost always reach for a 57 for the usual sources today. While some fancier mics might sound better...

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Thoughts On Weird Overheads? Dynamics? Tape Recorder Mics?

...necessarily for overhead but as a room mic or room mic pair, an EV 635A or in my case an RE50B. Really seems to fill in areas in a mix vs sounding amazing in solo. Squashing it with some cool plugins and it sounds really fun. I only have one, and it sounds good...

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Product Description

The RE50B is the industry standard for handheld interview mics in broadcast television production. Used on interviews with everyone from the President of the United States to the family next door, the RE50B is heard and seen in the reporting of news correspondents around the globe FEATURES Omnidirectional polar pattern Dynamic element Extremely low handling noise via Dyna-Damp™ “mic in-a-mic” shock mount system Impervious to wind noise and p-pops via its four- stage pop filter Withstands high humidity, temperature extremes, and corrosive salt air