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Mic and Pre-Amp w.out breaking the bank...
Old 26th May 2006
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🎧 15 years
Mic and Pre-Amp w.out breaking the bank...

I'm looking to upgrade my Mic and Pre from my NT1000 and Tampa.

I'm not happy with the sound I have, esp. the sibilant nature of the Rode. (My voice is higher pitched. Think Q-Tip)

So I'm thinking about selling the Tampa and the Rode and getting both a new mic and pre.

I'm trying to work around a $1000 budget.

I'm heavily considering the SM7 (as recommended by Tony and a few others)

I also want to look into a few condensors as I do have a Vocal Booth to record in, so I want to see what kind of options I have.

Outside of the SM7 and RE-20, what mics should I look into?

Also what Pres should I checkout to compliment those Mics?

I've done some searching and reading, but most combos are out of my price range.

Any ideas?
Old 26th May 2006
  #2
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 10 years
take that money and save it for an API and something better....
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🎧 15 years
Sm7 is the bomb.

Is you're vocal booth good? Lots of people say they have a vocal booth - but it sounds like ****e.

The SM7 takes the room out of the equation. Great mic for rap. Great mic full stop.

Then it's all about a dope pre.
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