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Old 25th May 2006
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Originally Posted by joeq

I have heard about engineers who insist on a "fresh" 57 for an important session, but I suspect if there is anything to it, it's about the "knocks" the older mics have taken, not the amount of sound they have been exposed to.
A lot of speakers need a little breaking in when they're new (especially if they're Tannoys), and I'd bet some microphones are the same way.