The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

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The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:58 pm

I thought I'd start a thread that might be fun and in the vein of some I've seen on other forums. Entirely random pics of mics placed for whatever you have going on. Doesn't have to anything special, although it could get interesting depending on what is in the shot.

Here is pic number one... Beta181C on a 9'Steinway for a dance show. Was there in case I needed to reinforce it a bit, but ended up just for program sound at Imperial. (Ceiling Speakers & Hearing Assist) :-)

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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby macrae11 » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:32 am

Was one mic enough to pick up the whole thing? I've never had good luck with single mic'ing pianos.
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:31 pm

macrae11 wrote:Was one mic enough to pick up the whole thing? I've never had good luck with single mic'ing pianos.
Yes, and I also knew it was never going to be a "full PA" kind of thing. I would almost always use a pair.
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Scott DeVarenne » Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:21 am

I didn't take a picture, but I once had to point a 57 at the onboard speaker of a keyboard. Sounded great :roll: . facepalm . >>> .
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Thu Feb 13, 2014 11:01 pm

Scott DeVarenne wrote:I didn't take a picture, but I once had to point a 57 at the onboard speaker of a keyboard. Sounded great :roll: . facepalm . >>> .
What? I too would probably have used a 57...
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:00 am

Malcolm Boyce wrote:
Scott DeVarenne wrote:I didn't take a picture, but I once had to point a 57 at the onboard speaker of a keyboard. Sounded great :roll: . facepalm . >>> .
What? I too would probably have used a 57...
8-)

Even there I would have gone with the 201. :twisted:
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:25 am

Mathieu Benoit wrote:
Malcolm Boyce wrote:
Scott DeVarenne wrote:I didn't take a picture, but I once had to point a 57 at the onboard speaker of a keyboard. Sounded great :roll: . facepalm . >>> .
What? I too would probably have used a 57...
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Even there I would have gone with the 201. :twisted:
It was probably live... There wouldn't be one in the kit. :-P
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:30 am

Then I would go with a bullhorn.
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:57 pm

Beta91A... My favourite Cajon mic these days.

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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby macrae11 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:10 pm

Certainly simplifies things.
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Re: The Random Mic and Placement Thread.

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:26 pm

"Underhead"...

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