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TT1 Vs SM57 with A81WS

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TT1 Vs SM57 with A81WS

Postby forumuser915213 » Wed May 27, 2020 2:14 pm

I'll probably regret this, but I've been intrigued by some experiments I've been trying.

The SN57/A81WS combination is regarded as a good sounding one, and I thought I'd try some of my collection of cheapie dynamic stage mics combined with some of my collection of cheapie windshields.

I've been struck by the results I got:

https://youtu.be/AC3l0wFMt1M

Of course it may be explained by the state of my 64-year old musician's ears, but I think the TT1 produced some very usable sounds.

I'd be interested to know what others think. Can it be this easy and cheap? Is it an option folks on a budget might find useful?

Here's a whole song recorded using this thing:

https://youtu.be/42xp3r2AD-I

If it suits my voice (darkish, with sibilance focused around 3-kHz) what else might it suit?

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