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Re: experiences with sennheiser mkh 70 ?

Subject: Re: experiences with sennheiser mkh 70 ?
From: "greg"
Date: Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:39 am (PDT)

I have never experienced what you reported with my MKH 70. It has remained 
flawless in operation since I got it in 1995. Something is broken, 
Sennheiser is great on testing to see of the mic meets their specs.

Greg Clark

At 12:50 AM 10/18/06, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>         I love to make recordings with 2 Rode NT1A connected to a SD 722;
>this way I make ambient recordings with very low hiss. I had the
>opportunity to use, with the same recorder, a Sennheiser MKH 70 whose
>specs indicate a self-noise comparable to the Rode mics but with
>higher sensitivity.hus I expected to get noise free recordings as
>well; instead my recordings were hissy, much noisier than those made
>with the Rodes, with the hiss increasing above 8 kHz. Nonetheless the
>sensitivity and directionality were higher, I was very disappointed
>by the hiss and now I would ask to this community if somebody else
>has experience with these mics. Before this experience I was willing
>to buy one of them, but now I need to understand more.
>Gianni Pavan
>Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali
>Universita' degli Studi di Pavia
>Via Taramelli 24, 27100 PAVIA, ITALIA
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>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
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