Shure or Collins?

Discussion in 'Mixing' started by svebbi, Sep 12, 2004.

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  1. svebbi

    svebbi Guest

    Hi!
    I am out for a new electric guitar mic. and my first intuition was Shure's SM57. But what I also found out was that Collins make what I see an exact copy of the Shure. Is there no difference between these two mics soundwise or does the look cheat me?
     
  2. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

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    Collins gear was made more for the amature radio market than anything else. I am not familiar with a Collins Shure 57 clone however. Do you have a model number for the Collins clone? How about a link to a website with pictures and specs?

    I have a feeling the best bet is to go with a SM57 from Shure... they are not that expensive, last a long time and are very durable. You can practically drive nails with a 57.
     
  3. svebbi

    svebbi Guest

    The only thing I can find was a German site with specs.
    http://www.musik-produktiv.de/shop2/shop04.asp/artnr/2701057/sid/!18121995/quelle/listen
     

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