Electro-Voice N/D 357 – The Tape Op Review

TapeOp Issue #18/July, 2000 | by

ElectroVoice markets its series of N/D small-diaphragm dynamic microphones as female vocal mics. The now-discontinued N/D 357, which the N/D 367 has since replaced, is the middle price model in this series.

The microphone captures a wide range of sounds accurately, with fairly quick transients for a dynamic mic. Its clean, bright, and unusually smooth treble response gives sounds an airy quality, but can sometimes introduce unwanted sibilance on vocals.

While its small diaphragm limits its bass response, it has a very prominent proximity effect, which provides a recognizable boost in mid-bass. It captures sounds cleanly and smoothly, and its distinctive frequency properties add character that can be appropriate for some sound sources. (Electro-Voice)

Read more about the Electro-Voice N/D357 dynamic vocal microphone.

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