Mic for UA 6176

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by theholotrope, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. theholotrope

    theholotrope Guest

    anybody have any opinions on a mic that would go well with the UA 6176? I would mostly be using it for male vocals in pop/rock/alternative styles. also some female vocals. what do you think?
    thanks for the replys!

  2. AudioGaff

    AudioGaff Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Silicon Valley
    The 6176 is a good enough unit that it matches up well with most mic's. I'd suggest those mics that are outstanding is pristine sound quality, very well made and tend to also be very expensive.
  3. tripnek

    tripnek Active Member

    Jun 9, 2003
    Inexpensive = AT4033, AT4050, Neumann TLM 103, ect...

    More expensive = Neumann U67, AKG C12, ect...

    A few good dynamics are also a must have in the closet = EV-RE20, Shure SM7, Sennheiser MD421, ect...
  4. StevenGurg

    StevenGurg Guest

    I use the following mics with my UA6176: RE20, Octavia 319, MXL V69mogami, Rode NTK, AEA R84DJV... actually, every mic I have used with the 6176 has sounded well. The 6176 has adjustments for gain -10 to +10dB that modifies the sonic quality, as well as the EQ and certainly the 1176LN side.
  5. theholotrope

    theholotrope Guest

    thank you guys, I want to add a new mic to my collection but wanted to check with you first. very helpful!:cool:


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