Re: Hand held

Subject: Re: Hand held
From: Clifford Caruthers (
Date: Tue May 25 2004 - 02:17:25 EDT

On May 24, 2004, at 9:44 PM, J. Simon van der Walt wrote:

>> there's also the sony ecm 907. quite cheap but has grrrreat stereo
>> image :-)
> A wee classic, but I'm not sure about *hand held* - very prone to
> produce
> handling noise, in my experience.

Yes, very noisy to handle, but interesting as a cheap M/S mic.

If no one has mentioned it yet, I'd recommend the Shure VP88 --
self-powered M/S mic, with variable width settings. A versatile mic
with many uses and applications -- field recording, voice, a great
piano mic...


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