Posts tagged with “shinybox”
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.
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn
Show me a guy with a ribbon mic, and I’ll show you a guy who’s afraid of phantom power.
The two go hand-in-hand, as if the mere presence of phantom power could cook all the ribbons in the studio, whether they’re wired or not. But that sounds less like phantom power than like ghosts in the [...]