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is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby dfira » Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:28 pm

I'm curious if you know how it works, and if i can apply a similar strategy or even buy a replacement to use on my Rode M3?

They are similar sized mics, although I'm reading that the C1000 capsule is 17mm while the m3 is 12.7mm

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Re: is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:23 pm

It works as an 'interference tube' which changes the way sound waves arrive at the capsule. It won't work on your M3 because the capsule dimensions are different.

https://www.dpamicrophones.com/mic-dictionary/interference-tube
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Re: is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:38 pm

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Re: is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:09 pm

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Postby Kwackman » Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:18 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:Honoured :blush: :blush: :blush:
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Re: is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:23 pm

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Re: is anyone familiar with the AKG polar pattern converter (PPC 1000)

Postby dfira » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:10 pm

Interesting.

I've caught the gear bug now! May buy myself an Oktava Mk 012!
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