The Nady CM 85 Cardiod Condenser

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by ThirdBird, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. ThirdBird

    ThirdBird Active Member

    Dec 4, 2007
    Toms River, NJ
    has a switch under the battery slot labeled M/V.

    What might this do?
  2. GeckoMusic

    GeckoMusic Guest

    Sounds like a high pass filter switch to me.
  3. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Member

    Sep 26, 2005
    One is for Music. One is for Voice. The latter having a low-frequency cut off/rolloff "high pass" filter. This compensates for the buildup of bass response from the Proximity Effect of working close to a directional microphone. Not everybody needs nor wants to use that switch. If somebody sounds particularly muddy on that microphone, engage the switch. If they sound too thin? Switch at the other way.

    You shouldn't steal microphones without the directions to them.
    Ms. Remy Ann David
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