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Chinese ribbon microphone buyer’s guide

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 | by Michael Joly

There are dozens of inexpensive made-in-China ribbon mics on the market from nearly as many sellers. But if you lift the hood on all those mics you’ll see there are only three basic designs underneath — and within each motor type, all the mics will sound nearly the same. Here’s your shopping guide for Chinese ribbon mics.

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Overhead mic shootout: STO-2, MK-012, M179

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn

I’ve been using a pair of Oktava MK-012 SDCs as my go-to overhead mics for years, ever since I conducted a shootout comparing the MK-012 to AKG C1000S and EV 635a mics. To my ear, the Oktavas won that test handily, offering better imaging, broader frequency response, and more musical results as compared to the […]

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