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Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« on: September 07, 2016, 10:13:04 AM »
Anyone running this configuration?  Milab VM-44 Link (cardioid or omnis) > Naiant IPA(s) > recorder?

I don't see it on the Naiant website as explicitly supported, but wondering if anyone has leveraged one of the other supported configurations that also may happen to work with the Milabs.

I've pinged Jon via email, but thought I'd check in here, as well, to see if anyone has tried this option.
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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2016, 03:41:06 PM »
Early on in the IPA info release I asked about this...IIRC...The IPA will support the Milab MV-44 Links. If you desire a balanced connection to the capsules it will require TWO (2) IPA units. MBHO's are the same...this was explained in the orginal IPA announcement thread that appears to be deleted.

I see "IPA's" in your sig line...are you using one for each MBHO? That was the case in order to run my Milab's balanced...

Yes I have one for each microphone and a Y cable XLR to stereo mini to run into my M10.

I'll try to post some pictures soon.

Here is my IPA setup


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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2016, 10:14:07 AM »
Thanks, Hypno.  From my emails with Jon, sounds like the VM-44 Links are supported.  Jon and I are in email discussions about what I want to do and what I'll need, exactly, to accomplish my goals (if it's even possible, since I'm pursuing a somewhat unusual option).

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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2016, 01:19:24 PM »
Would be very cool to see a VM-44 Link > IPA rig in action. 

Thinking aloud here, I wouldn't be surprised if you could also wire up a set of VM-44 Links to run off the PFAs (with a recorder's P48) as hi and lo did with these Neumann capsules and cables. > http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=178035.0

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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2016, 02:05:42 PM »
Would be very cool to see a VM-44 Link > IPA rig in action. 

Thinking aloud here, I wouldn't be surprised if you could also wire up a set of VM-44 Links to run off the PFAs (with a recorder's P48) as hi and lo did with these Neumann capsules and cables. > http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=178035.0

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Naiant is constructing a PFA to power my VM-44 Links using P48 as we speak.

« Last Edit: September 11, 2016, 08:20:29 AM by dactylus »
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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2016, 04:02:05 PM »
Would be very cool to see a VM-44 Link > IPA rig in action. 

Thinking aloud here, I wouldn't be surprised if you could also wire up a set of VM-44 Links to run off the PFAs (with a recorder's P48) as hi and lo did with these Neumann capsules and cables. > http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=178035.0

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Naiant is constructing a PFA to power my VM-44 Links using P48 as we speak.

oh  that is good new indeed!  please report back in the team Milab thread.
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PreAmps:  SD USB-Pre2  • Naiant LittleBox • Naiant [Milab VM44] TinyBox (no bodies) • Naiant PIPsqueak
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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2016, 03:06:54 PM »
Would be very cool to see a VM-44 Link > IPA rig in action. 

Thinking aloud here, I wouldn't be surprised if you could also wire up a set of VM-44 Links to run off the PFAs (with a recorder's P48) as hi and lo did with these Neumann capsules and cables. > http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=178035.0

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Naiant is constructing a PFA to power my VM-44 Links using P48 as we speak.


I received the Naiant PFA and I will test it once I receive the techflexed, 5 pin mini-xlr, VM-44 link cables back...

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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2016, 11:26:05 AM »
(Also crossposted at Team Naiant)

I received a pair of PFA's from Jon to run my VM-44 Links a few weeks ago.  I haven't run these in the field yet but I did test them by recording my home stereo and everything appeared to work as intended! 

I also had darktrain techflex a pair of my VM-44 Link cables, remove the binder connectors that Milab uses with the Links and replace them with two, 5 pin mini-xlr's.  The two PFA's from Jon also use 5 pin mini-xlr connectors.  Everything appears to have worked as intended with my home stereo recording.  Once I actually have the opportunity to run these in the field I will post a link.  Darktrain also constructed a pair of 3' adapter cables that will allow me to use my VM-44 Link cables with the original Milab bodies should I desire to do so.

Many thanks to Jon & Darktrain!!
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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2016, 02:45:47 PM »
Sounds great! Having Milabs myself. Would love to see some pictures of the complete setup.  :coolguy:

Currently in use:
Recorders: Edirol R44, Sony M10 & Sony D6
Microphones: Milab VM-44 Links (cards), AT853 (cards) & Nakamichi CM300 (all CP-s)
Preamps: JK Laboratories DVC-X-17b, Chris Church 9200 preamp & Nakamichi MX-100 modded for 9v battery use

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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2016, 08:26:29 PM »
(Also crossposted at Team Naiant)

I received a pair of PFA's from Jon to run my VM-44 Links a few weeks ago.  I haven't run these in the field yet but I did test them by recording my home stereo and everything appeared to work as intended! 

I also had darktrain techflex a pair of my VM-44 Link cables, remove the binder connectors that Milab uses with the Links and replace them with two, 5 pin mini-xlr's.  The two PFA's from Jon also use 5 pin mini-xlr connectors.  Everything appears to have worked as intended with my home stereo recording.  Once I actually have the opportunity to run these in the field I will post a link.  Darktrain also constructed a pair of 3' adapter cables that will allow me to use my VM-44 Link cables with the original Milab bodies should I desire to do so.

Many thanks to Jon & Darktrain!!

Sounds like a nice alternative... please let us know your thoughts after you test in the field.
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Main Mics: Milab VM-44 Links • Milab DC-196's (Matched  Pair)  •  Busman BSC2 BusBox (K21-O, K41-SC, K11-C)  • Line Audio CM3's
PreAmps:  SD USB-Pre2  • Naiant LittleBox • Naiant [Milab VM44] TinyBox (no bodies) • Naiant PIPsqueak
Recorders: Zoom F8 • Tascam DR-680 • Tascam DR-60D • Marantz PMD 661 • Sony M-10 

macMini 3Ghz i7 16GB Ram 500GB SSD • MOTU UltraLite
RODE  NT5's • Naiant MSH-2's •   TOA K1's • Beyer TG 153c's •  AT 853 (4.7kmod darktrain) • Countryman B3's (1 k mod)  + other assorted mics
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Re: Milab VM-44 Link > Naiant IPA(s)?
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2016, 03:49:43 AM »
Do I hate the Milab plastic Binder...after almost $500 to repair and lengthen the cables most certainly...essentially replacing the body with mini XLRs to PFA makes the setup more compact for sure...

Get them out soon so we can hear them...
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Mic's: Gefell SMS2000 M20 & M21 - Nbob Gefell Active Collet/Naiant PFA - AT853 Omni - Milab VM-44 Links Cardioid - Naiant AKG Active/CK63 Hypercardioid
Preamp's; Grace V2, Aerco MP-2, Neve Portico 5012
Deck's: Tascam DR-2d - Fostex FR2-LE Busman Tmod - Tascam DR-680
Mothballed- Nak CM100-CP1, Sony D8, D3 (DAT), D5, Sanyo Xacti ICR-XPS01M, Denecke AD-20 & SonicPort

 

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