FW: [Harp-L] Beyer Mics

Hey Gentlemen..My Pennyworth from UK !
I agree they're great and I used one for many years and still have it.It's a
vintage Beyer M69N with a Tuchel connector and it plays with great tone and
response. It's probably more mellow than a SM58 and with more bass for those that haven't tried one but still with plenty of output. I found it ideal for swing
chromatic as well as bluesey diatonic. I tried an M88 but it didn't seem to
cut it. 

I wasn't as clever as you guys as I used to get feedback n stuff via a
small Art preamp so just went into the PA and then later via an active
speaker which beefed up the sound and also acted as monitor with xlr all the


-----Original Message-----
From: Boris Plotnikov [mailto:ploboris@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 03 April 2013 3:14 PM
To: Trip Henderson; harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Beyer Mics

Thanks, Trip for responce!
I like to split signal between amp and PA too!

2013/4/2 Trip Henderson <trip.tunes@xxxxxxxxx>

> Hello Boris,
> I use and love my M69. Fat n' warm and smooth is how I'd describe it 
> and it has the added benefit of rolling off at 15k which tames the 
> shrill. It has no crunch, and sounds sweet played straight into the 
> PA, but played through a tube amp, or a simulated tube amp you'd get a 
> nice bluesy tone. For a while was using the M69 into an ART preamp 
> with the 1/4" output going to a miced  '57 Champ and the XLR direct to 
> the house. I then mixed the two signals for the FOH and monitors.  I 
> must give credit to Micky Raphael for this set up, since I appropriated it
from him ;-).
> From: Boris Plotnikov <ploboris@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [Harp-L] Does anyone tried modern beyerdynamic mics?
> Does anyone tried modern beyerdynamic mics?
> Check m 201 tg. It looks like great alternative to SM57.
> http://europe.beyerdynamic.com/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/5/imag
> e/x218/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/m/2/m201tg_3c_4.jpg
> Technical data shows noticeable proximity.
> Also interested in M 69 TG and M 88 TG
> --
> *Trip Henderson*
> https://soundcloud.com/trip-henderson
> https://www.youtube.com/TheWhistlingWolves

Thanks, Boris Plotnikov

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