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Which microphone is this?

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by jarjarbinks, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. jarjarbinks

    jarjarbinks Misa want to learn! Active Member

    Sep 27, 2010
    Hello micing experts, I have a question.

    Do you know which mic is this?

    retro microphone | Royalty Free Stock Vector Art Illustration | iStockphoto.com

    I want to buy this image for my studio's logo. Thing is, I dont want my logo to feature a cheap microphone. Do you know which one is this?

    On the description it says that its a vintage mic, but I cant quite make out its model or manufacturer.
  2. dvdhawk

    dvdhawk Moderator Resource Member

    Dec 18, 2008
    Western Pennsylvania, USA
    It looks most like an RCA Type 77 to me. Tricked out in chrome, but the proportions between the body and screen have been stretched. If it's not a Type 77, it's probably still a good mic from the era. It's a beauty, I don't think anyone would confuse it with a cheap mic.
  3. Steve@Russo

    Steve@Russo Active Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    yup looks rca
  4. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Pacific NW
    It is certainly nothing to be embarrassed by.

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