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Large-diaphragm tube microphone with American tube


throw me some mic ideas (~$800)

...good LDC over a ribbon with your current mic collection. And, in that case, I would probably save for a Pearlman TM2 for $950 direct from the magician himself. Disclaimer: to be honest, I've never heard the TM2. I DO have the TM1, however...and don't believe the U47 hype, but believe whatever's left when you've...

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Can I get the U47 sound for under a grand?

...and it was the most I could stretch to spend, though a bit more than $1k. I've never heard the Pearlman TM-2, but Dave who makes the mics told me they were pretty similar sounding, so you may want to check into that as they're around your budget.

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WeissKlang releases V17 Microphone

...I mostly just do instrumental. I've had a number of mid level LDC mics before (Rode NT1A to Soundelux U195 to Pearlman TM2 and the Audix SCX25). The V17 just sounds natural to me. Accurately captures the instrument. Nice big sound. It does add a little weight to the sound, but still sounds natural, if that...

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