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Affordable LDC Microphone With Multiple Voicings Condenser Microphones
Old 4 weeks ago
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am sure either way it will be a beauty.

I was thinking about getting a mic built with Chris and getting him to use one of these - made in Kent UK, also stocked by RMS in USA now too.
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Old 4 weeks ago
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The Telefunken Copperhead is a terrific vocal mic. I've only used on my voice, male, pop but it always delivers a big, professional sound. I prefer the ones with the Telefunken tube but the GE tube is close. It won our shootout of mics in the $1K range.

May be one of the few GSlutz that doesn't own a 3U mic at the moment but I've never read a bad review of the GZ67 and I mean to get around to it.
Let me know what you think (especially against the Copperhead), I really like the GZ67FET and other 3U mic's but I've still not put my M149 or any other of my higher end Neumann's up for sale yet..

I'm not saying they're incapable of professional results, not even saying they don't sound awesome.. I just like some Neumann's more ..!
Old 4 weeks ago
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For vox the ISK 2B is quickly becoming one of my top mic's
The natural tube compression of the iSK 2B is kind of addictive. Its so smooth and kind of thick. I find I like it alot on Ac guitar as well.
Old 4 weeks ago
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Yes. That was the one I was kind of intending to buy. A lovely mic. A little too pristine for my brash voice. Liked it on acoustic guitar.
Hey Ragan, Your CM100 and Warbler 127 clips are amazing. I did not realize how much low end the omni modes add to an overhead pair! How is the 127 vs warbler MKI on OH ? I would also be curious as to using the warbler 127 on an Ampeg 8x10 to capture that overdriven grind.
Old 4 weeks ago
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I have 127 c flats and MKIDs and the 127s replaced my MKIs for overheads immediately. Sound seemed more focused and punchier. I also found it a lot easier to dial in the position with them, which is totally subjective and based only on feel..but it is what it is.

MKIDs in voice three have become my new complement to 57s on cabs since then.
Old 4 weeks ago
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Hey Ragan, Your CM100 and Warbler 127 clips are amazing. I did not realize how much low end the omni modes add to an overhead pair! How is the 127 vs warbler MKI on OH ? I would also be curious as to using the warbler 127 on an Ampeg 8x10 to capture that overdriven grind.

Hey Ariel. Yeah, I think those drums being in a corner may be responsible for some of that low end bloom, though it’s a heavily treated corner.

As far as 127 vs MKID on OH, I haven’t compared them specifically but I’d say it’s kind of the usual LDC vs SDC situation. The 127s are tighter sounding. More articulation, snappier transients. The MKIDs are a little smoother sounding. More “whole kit” kind of picture? Or something like that?
Old 4 weeks ago
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Thanks for info Ragan and dogears !
Old 3 weeks ago
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Bought the Warbler MKIV, looking forward to testing it and I hope it lives up to the hype

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Old 3 weeks ago
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I own a pair of Line Audio CM3s, and now I feel like getting a new pair of a bit more colorful (and warm/analogue/vintage) SDCs for mostly upright piano and strings (both solo and groups) recordings. Cardioid, not omni.

Has anyone tried the Warbler 127 C-flats for these applications?
I love ribbons on violins, so a smooth top end is what I’m after.
It’d be interesting to know how the 127s compare to Oktava mk012, Aston Starlight, Lauten LA120 or others in somewhat the same price region.
Old 1 week ago
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Think I'll pick up a pair of the SCD mics with the omni capsules. But I would like to get another set of LDC's I have the MKI's, I would like something a bit more brighter. Any suggestions?
Old 1 week ago
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MkIV's are brighter, airy, in a really good way. I have MkI and IV, and IV is definitely more airy on vocals, but not harsh nor sibilant. I will try to send you clips on monday for you to compare. When MkIV is in V3, you get similar high end on MkI in V1, so you could have a nice range of options.
Old 1 week ago
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MkIV's are brighter, airy, in a really good way. I have MkI and IV, and IV is definitely more airy on vocals, but not harsh nor sibilant. I will try to send you clips on monday for you to compare. When MkIV is in V3, you get similar high end on MkI in V1, so you could have a nice range of options.
Excellent thanks ! I would mainly be using as OH's or Rooms. I like the sound of the MKI's but would like to have just a touch more top end at least for tracking Hard rock and metal.
Old 1 week ago
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I liked the MKIV a lot too.
Old 1 week ago
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That’s interesting, I didn’t realize the mk1 was so different in the top end. I’ve been using a mkiv on vocals and I love it in v1 but like it less and less moving to v2 and v3. Perhaps it’s just my voice. I had been thinking about getting a pair of mk1D’s for guitar cab and general purpose but wondering if I might just add another mk4 instead. I’d be stuck in cardioid though.
Old 1 week ago
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MkI and 57 (or M201) are giving me great results on guitar cab, also reeeally beatiful sound on Kick out. On vocals, had better takes with MkIV, but it could be just for the kind of voices I've recorded in last months.
Old 6 days ago
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MKVI is also brighter, i'm using it for vocal in brightest position and when you switch it to darkest than is great for guitar amp or outside of kick. (Almost same as MKI in brightest position)
Old 6 days ago
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Worth noting that the rest of the spectrum will be markedly different between the MKI and MKIV, with the MKI being a lot more mid forward.
Old 6 days ago
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Worth noting that the rest of the spectrum will be markedly different between the MKI and MKIV, with the MKI being a lot more mid forward.
Ragan when you put the MKIV in the darkest position is the MKI still much more mid fwd?
Old 6 days ago
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Ragan when you put the MKIV in the darkest position is the MKI still much more mid fwd?
Yes. The voice positions just successively attenuate the highs. They’re not really changing the rest of the spectrum.

No matter the position, the MKIV is still and edge terminated, less mid forward mic than the MKI’s center terminated Neumann-esque sound.
Old 6 days ago
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Yes. The voice positions just successively attenuate the highs. They’re not really changing the rest of the spectrum.

No matter the position, the MKIV is still and edge terminated, less mid forward mic than the MKI’s center terminated Neumann-esque sound.
Just at the 3U site and the multi pattern MKI has more top end with the omni mode. That may be an option as well.
Old 4 days ago
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Ariel, didn't have a chance to send a shootout for you, but as you are looking for OH and rooms, I think this compilation may be helpful. From Ragan's clips, you can hear the difference between MkI and MkIV. You could hear what Ragan says about mids and top end on each of them.

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I thought I'd help out Ragan and post his sound-files for him...


Warbler IV (vs I) Tele Dirty


Warbler I (vs IV) Tele Dirty


Warbler IV (vs I) Tele Clean


Warbler I (vs IV) Tele Clean


Warbler IV (vs I) Vocal


Warbler I (vs IV) Vocal


Warbler IV (vs CM1) Acoustic


CM1 (vs Warbler IV) Acoustic


Warbler IV (vs I) Mono OH


Warbler I (vs IV) Mono OH


Warbler IV (vs I) Acoustic


Warbler I (vs IV) Acoustic


Warbler Mk V OH Test
Old 4 days ago
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Excellent thanks ill take a listen again
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