Posts tagged with “cascade”

Factory-installed transformer upgrades for Cascade, Oktava, MXL ribbon microphones

Monday, September 14th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Transformer upgrades for ribbon mics are no longer the sole purview of the mic modder crowd — now Cascade, MXL, and Oktava are offering factory-upgraded ribbon microphones with CineMag and Lundahl transformers.

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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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