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This is one of the types that feature in my book Witnesses of Words, which was recently released. This makes the microphone extremely flexible and many have discovered it’s great sound quality.
The AKG C EB has been discontinued so this meta review will mainly appeal to those buying it second hand, but if you’re looking for a new microphone then look at our guide to The Best Live Vocal Mics. Time to pay hommage to a much overlooked great vintage microphone: Skip to main content.
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Cons A few people complained that the bass roll-off switch is hard to move, but I see that as a positive because it means you won’t accidentally switch it while you’re singing. This mic is particularly popular with male singers with a low register due to it’s brightness on the high-end and the level of control it gives you on the low-end, but it is highly regarded by singers of all types.
The charge should last over a hundred years so you do not have to worry that your C EB will ever fail you I am not sure what the letters EB mean, perhaps Electret Backplate?
The Unique Vintage Microphone Book. Some say that the charge of electrets weakens over time, but my own old and trusted C EB does not show any signs of that at all. A very common comment is that this mic helped their singing cut through the mix and allowed their voice to stand out. This wonderful design was introduced by AKG init was meant for stage and studio usage, not just for vocals, but also many instruments, like flute, clarinet, acoustic guitar and plenty others.
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It has also received many positive comments from people who have used it for miking snare to capture a bright sound when recording. A few c5535 complained that the c5335 roll-off switch is hard to move, but I see that as a positive because it means you won’t accidentally switch it while you’re singing.
More information about that can be found at www. Electrets do need power for their pre-amplifier, often 48 v Phantom power many cheaper electrets just use a built-in battery.
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Some even prefer it to mike up a snare drum. It also has a c5355 position switch for controlling the amount of bass roll-off you want.
The C EB has a recessed four way switch to adjust the signal: The frequency response of the microphone is very flat, with a small 2 dB rise between 7 and 12 kHz, this provides a very open sound with lots of clarity, and is flattering, but not harsh, like some of the competition.
Submitted by Jason Horton on Aug. It has been in production for 44 years, but in JanuaryAKG presented a successor: AKG has brought out more models that do not shine like their predecessors. The Best Live Vocal Mics.
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Overall This mic is particularly popular with male singers with a low register ag to it’s brightness on the high-end and the level of control it gives you on the low-end, but it is highly regarded by singers of all types. Many reviewers talk about how they’ve used this mic on stage for years and never had any problems with it.
The colors above are the same as in the legend for the polar pattern chart below. One of the first famous users was Frank Sinatra, many others followed. Mic of the Month.
An interesting characteristic of the AKG C EB is that is has a mainly flat response over the mids and then a 2dB gain from 7kHz to 12kHz that helps your vocals cut through the mix.