This classy valve mic is redolent of the classic German designs of old, yet comes at a fraction of the cost.
Microphone manufacturers Miktek, based in Nashville, Tennessee, first appeared in the pages of SOS in May 2011, when Paul White reviewed the company’s CV4 multi‑pattern mic, and we have since looked at a number of their capacitor and dynamic models, as well as a host of the company’s studio accessories, including preamps and headphone amplifiers. All of Miktek’s mics are assembled in the company’s Nashville factory, but the individual components are sourced from the US, Europe and the Far East.
Shipping in a very smart aluminiumaluminum briefcase, the company’s new CV3 multi‑pattern valve microphone is protected in a nice polished‑wood presentation box, which also contains a ‘swivel mount’ stand adaptor. Besides this box, the briefcase contains...
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