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Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« on: May 20, 2019, 05:39:20 PM »
Guessing not but thought I’d ask.
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2019, 06:16:44 PM »
Thanks, forgot about dedicated thread
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2019, 07:51:02 PM »
I taped Petty and Roger Waters with
Nicky’s Gefell nbox combo, killer recordings
If I didn’t already have MK41v’s, I would have Gefell hypers
You would need a MG cable that only runs MG caps
« Last Edit: May 21, 2019, 07:54:31 PM by edtyre »
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2019, 01:08:58 PM »
Thanks Ed. Share your opinion on the 210.
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2019, 02:38:58 PM »
Thanks Ed. Share your opinion on the 210.

I'm also a fan of the MG210's and I have a set of Nicky's Gefell nBobs...
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2019, 03:46:22 PM »
Thanks Ed. Share your opinion on the 210.

If I wasn’t heavily invested in all the Schoeps
and assorted kc5 , cmc6 etc I would have MG’s
Do you have my Roger Waters? It may be the best
recording I ever made and it was made with MG’s
Embarrassing for a big Schoeps guy, but I will always admit
what I think sounds best, and MG hypers sound the best in The Wells Fargo
Don’t forget they have a 2 million pa, so it’s going to sound good
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2019, 03:49:15 PM »
what else have you taped there? anything that would be reasonably apples-to-apples on location and quality of sound (at the show)
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2019, 04:33:46 PM »
what else have you taped there? anything that would be reasonably apples-to-apples on location and quality of sound (at the show)
My previous best(s) were all center floor 10-20 rows back
Roger Waters was done right under the right stack, so no
nothing the same location. I only used Nicky’s hypers because
I had sold mine and thought I could go without, wrong, so very wrong!!
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2019, 05:35:27 PM »
Thanks Ed. Share your opinion on the 210.

If I wasn’t heavily invested in all the Schoeps
and assorted kc5 , cmc6 etc I would have MG’s
Do you have my Roger Waters? It may be the best
recording I ever made and it was made with MG’s
Embarrassing for a big Schoeps guy, but I will always admit
what I think sounds best, and MG hypers sound the best in The Wells Fargo
Don’t forget they have a 2 million pa, so it’s going to sound good

Don’t have that Ed. Need to. I’m in the same boat with two full Schoeps setups, it’d cost me a lot to add a MG rig, ain’t selling any Schoeps gear.

A couple of TTB recordings from February I think blew me away. It was a fantastic room but in my heart of hearts I know  that the Schoeps wouldn’t have sounded better.
« Last Edit: May 25, 2019, 05:52:06 PM by MakersMarc »
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2019, 09:45:33 AM »
I bought a set M20 caps and Nbob actives back in 2015.  I eventually sold them.  Then after listening to my WSP Red Rocks pulls a few years later I sold of all my schoeps gear and put together another M20 Nbob active rig.  Makes great recordings.  Mine is a KCY setup I did that so I could run it with my VMS 5U, IPA, and PFA's.  Gordon posted a ak40 vs M20 comp over in the mic section if you want to listen.  He liked them enough to move to Microtech Gefell. 
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2019, 01:36:32 PM »
Again,  stupid question here.  Are the capsules the same size as the Schoeps or are they smaller diameter in size?   

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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2019, 02:51:05 PM »
Schoeps = 20mm
Gefells = 21mm
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Re: Does Nicky Schoeps nbob>babynbox work with MG 210?
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2019, 06:23:56 PM »
Schoeps = 20mm
Gefells = 21mm

What about AKG?

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