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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2003, 02:06:30 AM »
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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2003, 06:19:02 PM »
ive run the ck61 caps NOS for years on and off...works great...but you know, you run your mics based on the situation you are presented with...
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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2003, 07:52:35 PM »
I have run DIN for a few years now with my 480's & have to say it is the best config for 480's IMO. I used to run them XY with Danny doing sound for WSP & was never pleased. As I started experimenting I tried DIN based on J. Elderidges advice, once I tried it I was hooked. I use 90 degree's 17cm for hypers & 8 inches for cards. I use it everywhere & don't even bother with other configs anymore. It doesn't matter if it's in the section, FOB, indoors or outdoors. This works for me. Try NOS, ORTF, XY or PAS if you like, then you'll be able to learn & use your own judgement to what sounds best for your ears.
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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2003, 02:56:16 PM »
i used to run the 481's ORTF but switched to DIN and am also HOOKED....couldn't agree with carl anymore.....i also have used it in the section, indoors, outdoors, up close....best seperation of channels and GREAT stereo imaging......couldn't be anymore pleased with the results... ;D

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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2003, 03:57:53 PM »
Just currious. What does the DIN setup look like(I also just got some 480/ck61's, so I'm currious as well)
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Re:akg480/ck61 config advice
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2003, 04:12:32 PM »
DIN is almost like reverse X/Y... check out this from the archival section...

http://www.taperssection.com/yabbse/index.php?board=14;action=display;threadid=849

 

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