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Re: MS Stereo mic combination

Subject: Re: MS Stereo mic combination
From: Klas Strandberg <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 13:32:56 +0200
Personally I like naturesound MS recordings made with an eight and an omni.=

It sounds "spacier" as you get more ambience.
You can use a MKH70, but you must expect a quite "dry" recording. I think
it will work best when you are quite near the bird, say a few meters, when=

you don't expect so much ambience anyway. When the bird sounds "far away"
and the "natural" would be some ambience, such a recording will sound
strange. At least to my ears.


At 03:18 2005-06-13, you wrote:
>I have access to a Sennheiser MKH70 and own a CAD M179.  I think the
>179 would work as the S part of a MS stereo setup (when set to the
>Figure 8 option), but am unsure of the MKH70 as the M part.  I have
>seen discussion here about the MKH60 and MKH40 used as the mid on MS
>stereo.  Is the MKH70 too "focused" for such an application?  Does
>anyone have any thoughts on whether such a combination would be
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
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