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nightmare with c12 vr

Discussion in 'Recording' started by luis_mendez, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. luis_mendez

    luis_mendez Guest

    Well, now i have in the studio a VR C12 and a UA 6176. before that i worked with the 414 and the api 3124 beautifully parting, but now I try to record a voice with the C12 and 6176 and the result is almost disappointing, also with the api and the Isa 428.
    any council is welcome :oops: :oops: :cool: :cool: :shock: :shock: :wink:
  2. dvdhawk

    dvdhawk Well-Known Member

    That seems almost impossible.

    I hope this isn't one of those $1000 C12s you referred to in an earlier thread. It might be defective or counterfeit (a fake).
  3. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    This would be my guess.
  4. luis_mendez

    luis_mendez Guest

    well, now I'm playing the limiter and the color improved, the best thing is lack of habit, but really the 414 with the api was: add water and go. rather, the C12 is legitimate, bought from a shop recognized, besides to check the serial (in case)

    the thing is that the sound of the voice is somewhat sibilant, in 500 Ohm as 2.0 K Ohm. In the first case is very opaque and the second is enfeebled too. according to the specifications must go to 2.0 K ohm (the C12 is its impedance 200 Ohm) so I started to use in direct out pre split and I do not like the sound. now I'm trying to join using the limiter and is beginning to like me, of course is the color of 1176.

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