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is shure c606 a reasonable microphone ?

I found one in the back of the closet. it's a few (ok, more than a few) years old.

was looking a mic because I need to record vocals with an OK quality for a few songs using [[url=http://[/URL]="http://www.steinberg.net/en/products/cubase/cubase6_start.html"]Cubase[/]="http://www.steinberg.net/en/products/cubase/cubase6_start.html"]Cubase[/].
I don't have a pro home studio. I just need to know if it's a reasonable microphone to start with.

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moonbaby Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:32

The C606 WAS Shure's "better-than-a-toy-but-not-by-much" mic that they offered for kaoroke enthusiasts.
Is it a "reasonable" alternative to a "real" mic? Hard to say...most folks here would probably steer clear of it.
When you consider that the ubiquitous Shure SM58 can be had for $100 and won't break up the way that the reviewers say that the C606 does, it really doesn't make sense to go with the cheaper mic.

tamiros Thu, 02/23/2012 - 11:10

moonbaby, post: 384983 wrote: The C606 WAS Shure's "better-than-a-toy-but-not-by-much" mic that they offered for kaoroke enthusiasts.
Is it a "reasonable" alternative to a "real" mic? Hard to say...most folks here would probably steer clear of it.
When you consider that the ubiquitous Shure SM58 can be had for $100 and won't break up the way that the reviewers say that the C606 does, it really doesn't make sense to go with the cheaper mic.

the reason is I have c606 already.
'ill save those $100 for a second hand mic preamp

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Davedog Tue, 02/28/2012 - 05:58

tamiros, post: 384985 wrote: the reason is I have c606 already.
'ill save those $100 for a second hand mic preamp

Then why ask?

Use what you have and live with the results.

Its all any of us do.

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