At 12:13 AM -0500 7/28/06, Mike Feldman wrote:
>Rob Danielson wrote:
>> ... There are several solid plusses with the 80.
>Was just checking http://www.sennheiserusa.com and they no longer
>list the MHK80, just the MHK800. Also checked FullCompass, which
>just cut over to a new website (uck), and they don't list the MHK80
>any more, either, but the they show the whole series as "special order".
>I take that back, Full Compass doesn't even list the MHK20, 30, or 50.
>So I could get a pair of 800s for a tad over $5K. For a bit under
>that I could get twice as many mics with lesser specs and fixed pats.
>But is sounds like from Rob's evaluation that 80/800 is the ultimate
>headroom figure-8, even if it does have dual diaphragms. And maybe
>it's the ultimate omni, too.
Me too. If I had two, I'd be very anxious to try 80/800's as spaced
omni's. Correct, only 800's, new, now. Rob D.
Peck School of the Arts
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee