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Old 11th November 2019
  #45
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Originally Posted by BenLadder View Post
Nice comparison but how can you compare 17 mics accurately?That's not an easy task.
They are not at the same place.And if you record them one after the other at the same place,they don't record the same performance.
They were all placed in the same positions, therefore recording different performances. I figured accurate placement was way more important to this kind of shootout than identical performances. But the performances were still pretty darn consistent.

I figured it's more of a real-world approach. If you're in a session and you think you might want to try different overheads, you throw them up and decide if it's better or worse than before.

It's not the most scientific test ever done, but all these mics sound different enough that slight performance differences really shouldn't matter much.