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Old 01-18-2019, 08:41 AM   #21
Magicbuss
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Originally Posted by Tubeguy View Post
Still researching demos, I quiet like the Cascade Microphones FAT HEAD BE Grey. But there is something strange about the pricing as the go from about $160 to over $500. This makes no sense to me, is there something I'm not aware off apart from maybe ripoff merchants?
Yes. the more expensive versions come with upgraded lundahl transformers. The cheap ones use Chinese iron.

Does the sound justify the price difference? I don't know

Here are some great comparison sites
http://recordinghacks.com/2011/07/13...y-ribbon-mics/
Ribbon mic shootout with clips

http://recordinghacks.com/microphones
Mic reviews including many ribbons

https://www.zenproaudio.com/clipalator
The clipalator is fantastic for comparing all kinds of gear not just mics
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