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anyone use groove tube mics?

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by Jeremy Forbis, Mar 21, 2002.

  1. i'm looking at getting a pair of AM52's because they are only $199 a piece right now at musicians friend. i want a pair of mics with switchable patterns. i'm going to mainly use them for recording string quartets, vocals, other acoustic combos. price does matter, so please don't suggest i go get a C12 or something like that. thanks.
  2. http://www.apexjr.com has some Alesis surplus AM61 tube mics for $100 each. They don't have shockmount or power supplies, but a shockmount can be purchased for $15.99 from musiciansfriend, and there are schematics for a power supply included with the mic.

    I bought two, as well as a couple SM1 shockmounts, and I'm having the power supply built for $60.

    $300 total

    Not too bad.
  3. drundall

    drundall Guest

    Somebody recommended those to me, not sure if it was that model. Please post your opinion if you decide to get one.

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