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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Sun Sep 16, 2007 12:02 pm

I agree and it's on my list - after the MKH 8020 stereo set, the MKH 8040 stereo set, the Nagra VI, the U87 Anniversary Edition and a new PC. :roll:
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby Aural Reject » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:02 pm

John Willett wrote: and a new PC. :roll:

Stop using them then, and use a proper recording system ;)
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:48 pm

Aural Reject wrote:Stop using them then, and use a proper recording system ;)

I *do* use a proper recording system.

You don't think I actually use a PC for recording do you? It's far too risky - I don't trust them that far.

But I *do* use a PC for editing and mastering. If it all goes tits up I still have all the original material.

Using a PC for recording - madness - whatever next. :headbang:
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby Aural Reject » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:50 pm

Trust no-one ;)

Editing? You mean they don't get it right first time like my lot? :headbang: :roll:
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:00 pm

John Willett wrote: You don't think I actually use a PC for recording do you? It's far too risky - I don't trust them that far.

I use a PC for recording -- with the SADiE LRX2 -- but for critical stuff (what isn't?) I back up with a Genex 8500 Hard disk recorder. But to be fair, I've not had any problems so far recording to the laptop with an external drive....

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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:49 pm

As I promised - I *have* now bought the KK131 flat-omni heads for the KM-D.

I have yet to use them in anger, but will probably use them more than the 183 once the current recording project is finished.
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Fri May 01, 2009 5:06 pm

Update:-

Neumann have released, in the last week, updated RCS software (v2.0.1) that complies with the latest version of the AES42 standard.

They have also released new software updates for the DMI-2 controller and the KM-D series, D-01 and TLM 103-D microphones.

I have just updated all my kit.

The new software also works with the new Sennheiser MZD 8000 digital module that is due for release very soon.
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Sat Jan 23, 2010 12:58 pm

Update -

Neumann have recently launched more new capsules for the KM-D series including the KK 133 omni with ball head and KK 120 fig-8.

They have also launched the new KM-A analogue version of the KM-D so the same capsules can be used AES42 digital or conventional analogue.
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby icarus22 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:42 pm

The Neumann KM 185 D has come out and it's not bad. It has a good A/D converter. I used it to record a pianist at a piano teaching academy
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby DaisyMarie » Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:22 pm

Why not? We are using them in for our guitar lessons london
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:46 pm

icarus22 wrote:The Neumann KM 185 D has come out and it's not bad. It has a good A/D converter. I used it to record a pianist at a piano teaching academy (PTL - piano teachers london )

The KM 185-D was one of the original 3 launched in 2006.
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:51 pm

Neumann have just launched the DMI-2Portable - it's a slimline DC powered version of the mains DMI-2.

Shipping starts next week (week 3, 2011) and I have already ordered a pair of them so I can record four AES42 digital mics at the same time into my Nagra VI.

For some reason it's not on the Neumann website yet; but I'll post the link when it's up.
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby forumuser695516 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:58 pm

John Willett wrote:
icarus22 wrote:The Neumann KM 185 D has come out and it's not bad. It has a good A/D converter. I used it to record a pianist at a piano teaching academy (PTL - piano teachers london )

The KM 185-D was one of the original 3 launched in 2006.

That post, and the other one above yours are both spam.

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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:48 pm

The new DMI-2 Portable interface is out now and I received a couple the other day to go with my Nagra VI.

It's not on any website yet, so this is a scan of the Owners Manual pictures:-


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I will upload pictures of my own units as soon as I ave them all sorted and cabled up to the Nagra VI.

The DMI-2 Portable is DC powered and I can power two of them from my Nagra VI to record up to four digital mics at once. :D
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Re: Neumann KM-D Digital Microphones

Postby John Willett » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:06 pm

Not sure why the image of the DMI-2Portable does not show in the above post. :?

The picture is HERE.
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