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Re: Figure 8 mics

Subject: Re: Figure 8 mics
From: "Mike Feldman" gidney_n_cloyd
Date: Thu Jul 27, 2006 7:36 pm (PDT)
> Posted by: "Mike Feldman" (me):
>> I was thinking of the MKH-80 & MKH-800 as dual-diaphragm mics..

Walter Knapp replied:

> ... A question for Sennheiser.
> I carried on as I could not answer your question and just called
> Sennheiser USA on this. In the case of the MKH 80 and 800 they use the
> same push pull design described by Willitt but do so with dual
> diaphragms.

Thanks Walt!  That confirms you can't do multi-pattern with a single
diaphragm without some acoustic switching like the Shure KSM-141.

Since I want mostly omni, I'd rather it come from a single diaphragm.
Likewise for figure-8.

-- Mike

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