Mic Question

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by nuclearmoon, May 5, 2004.

  1. nuclearmoon

    nuclearmoon Guest

    A couple of weeks ago, I was working with a drummer and found that a pair of Rode NTKs in knee-high position sounded pretty sweet to blend into my usual drum-kit tracking setup. Of course I checked the max SPLs of the mics and Rode lists that they can handle 151db. So my question is: Even though I was careful in placement and in watching max SPLs, could I have damaged the large d's in them or even the tubes? Will I dramatically shorten then lifespan of the NTKs by using them for this purpose?

    Thanks gang---
    Daniel Maple
    Nuclear Moon Recording
  2. sign

    sign Guest

    There's a kind of the same thread on this forum that will probably help you: http://www.recording.org/postt18779.html
  3. nuclearmoon

    nuclearmoon Guest


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