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self -powered condensor mics

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by Randy Schrager, Apr 30, 2003.

  1. Just getting into recording...Are there any condensor mics that don't need phantom power to work?
  2. d franko

    d franko Guest

    I have a Shure BG4.1 that takes a AA or phantom. It's a lot like the Sm81.
  3. tmix

    tmix Guest

    2 others that come to mind are the Cad E-100s (Which I love) and the AKG C1000 (which I don't love much at all).
    You can find the E-100s on ebay used for about $150 each. They are well worth it.
    They are both mid sized diaphram mics.The C1000s can be a little hard on the upper end.

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