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Any opinions on Shure KSM44A?

Discussion in 'Pro Audio Equipment' started by Bertrand Batz, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. Bertrand Batz

    Bertrand Batz Active Member

    May 20, 2010
    Hey guys, I'm about to buy a KSM44A, to record mainly vocals and speech, etc.

    What are your opinions on this almost US$1000 mic?

    Would you recomend something different for the same price?

    Update: Just stating, I also record softer and screaming rock vocals. Need some versatility.
  2. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Pacific NW
    Swiss-Army knife mic. Built like a Shure. Works on ANY source. Is very sensitive to the characteristics of whatever preamp is being used and will faithfully reproduce the source in a very generous and yet neutral way. They can take a good amount of SPL. Excellent rejection in cardioid and fig of 8 pattern settings. As good as any mic in that price range. Extremely great sounding on acoustic instruments and is the regular choice of many bluegrass and country acts for onstage micing of dobros, mandos, banjos, etc etc.....Again, built like a Shure.
  3. GZsound

    GZsound Active Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Near Portland, Oregon
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    +1 on the 44. Great mic. I also like the KSM 32 a lot.

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