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Re: Re: 722 vs PMD670

Subject: Re: Re: 722 vs PMD670
From: Tim Nielsen <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 07:56:45 -0700
> People - all condensor mic's are unreliable in the wilderness,=20
> except the
> MKH. It is not a matter of brand, but of construction.
> With it's RF modulation and membrane connected to ground, the MKH has
> outstanding reliability.

Well I've never had a problem with my Schoeps, although I know that=20
in very humid environment, they might stop working well. But I've=20
recorded in Thunderstorms, in the humid mid-west recording the train=20
for Polar Express in 90 degree heat, with 90% humidity, all day long,=20
and they never flinched. I think they're incredibly durable. It's=20
just that they're not immune to humidity.

But no doubt, the MKH are probably the most reliable out in the jungle.



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