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LEWITT’s LCT 640 is designed to raise the bar in its class of reference-quality large-diaphragm condenser microphones. This Austrian-designed and engineered pro-mic delivers a smooth, unsurpassably rich and exceptionally nuanced sound, and exhibits a remarkable set of qualities that enthuses even the most discerning users. The LCT 640 excels in a variety of demanding studio applications and stands for unrivalled performance in miking lead and background vocals, drums, percussion instruments, grand pianos, brass and woodwinds, classical music ensembles. In addition to the standard omni-directional, cardioid and figure-8 polar patterns, the LCT 640 offers a wide-cardioid and super-cardioid characteristic. It offers a dynamic range of 135 dB and stands out for its extremely low self-noise of 10 dB. In combination with a 4-level high-pass filter and 4-level switchable pre-attenuation, the LCT 640 provides maximum versatility in all recording situations. Automatic attenuation, key-lock, clipping history, push buttons and a light-up user interface round off the features of this outstanding microphone.


Lewitt Microphones: Meh, or Hell Yeah?

I've some of the older LCT540 condensers. I think they are very fine mikes. I have an LCT 640 TS which is even better. The LCT640 I would compare to the KSM44a which I have. I generally like the Lewitt a bit better. Like someone else mentioned you can use...

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Three different mics, no idea which to pick.

...can resell it with no loss. I'd also recommend the Lewitt LCT 540 and 640 TS. Especially the LCT 640 TS. Highly versatile and you can change microphone patterns after the recording is done.

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