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Re: Recommendations for Microphone and Archtop or Acoustic Guitar
Louie Angulo schrieb:
> ive tried the c1000 is quite nice as well but somehow the AT seems to
> be more of whati m looking for my brother had an early at 2050 and i
> was impressed with its quality recording acoustics!
I always found the C1000 to be very peculiar - a contributor on (I think
it was) recording.org once described it as "it has both too much and not
enough hi-mids/his at the same time", and that basically nails it - I
like to use it for close-miking percussion or drum OH if I'm after a
very Eighties sound.
Apart from that, it's very much a swiss army knife of a
microphone...will run on battery power and is very reliable.
The AT4050 is what I use for basically everything which does call for a
large-diaphragm mike but at a little more distance than close-miking,
e.g. on vocals in combination with a Solidtube
(http://moinlabs.de/uploads/pics/ws_voc.jpg, although you may call this
example over-engineering, since it was done to only capture a short
Summary: the AT4050 is good for everything. The C1000 is a little
special in its sound characteristics, but contrary to the AT you won't
need to worry subjecting it to rough handling on the road.
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