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Tylerosaurus
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Feb 2, 2016
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Does anyone know if these would be good mics to record flute with?
Feb 2, 2016
Abiquaengineer
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Feb 2, 2016
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I have mostly used a ribbon in conjunction with LDC Mic for flute but i suppose you could use it for flute as an over head mic technique right above the players head.
Feb 2, 2016
Roots-2-Branches
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Feb 4, 2016
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Yes! These are excellent as a close-in mic or an overhead mic for flute recording.
Feb 4, 2016
bbfoto
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Feb 5, 2016
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These should do fairly well for flute recording using an overhead position placed about ~6" above and angled towards the mouthpiece. Check out/search for the following YouTube video for placement using a Shure SM81. The recorded sound quality, production, and performance on this jazz album is excellent and I highly recommend this for-some-reason-relatively-unknown-artist... Search for the YouTube video (Amina Figarova "Making of CD TWELVE ". The flute starts at around 6:56. Also check out the mics being used on the other woodwinds and horns (mostly ribbon mics).
Happy recording.
Feb 5, 2016
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