"Others might like to chime in on what mics they have found to be 100%
Beyerdynamic TGX80's - 3.2mV/PA and Dynamic, -123 dBV, self noise estimated=
at 21dB but sounds lower due to the presence boost of nearly 8dB, so I'd s=
tick my neck out and call them closer to 14dB - since they sound much quiet=
er than the Primo capsules which is why I use them as my permanent outdoor =
rig. Hence fine for static rigs, wind handling is a problem unless using tw=
They are Hypercardioid rather than Omni.
Note 3.2 mV/PA rather than the typical 1.6 going on 2 mV/PA of most dynamic=
TGX80 was replaced with the TGV90
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> Hi Vicki,
> Thank you for your input on 8000 series. You have provided very valuable =
information. If somebody from the forum can suggest other mics would be gre=
> Happy recording.
> Sent from my iPad
> On Sep 24, 2011, at 8:22 PM, vickipowys <> wrote:
> > Hi Munir,
> > This thread started because I was having noise problems with my new =
> > MKH8020s. In the past week I have found out that there is a noise
> > issue with the entire 8000 series of mics, all the models, not just =
> > mine (i.e. 8040, 8060, 8070). While some people have these mics and =
> > they work OK, others find they have periodic loud fizzing noises in =
> > the mics.
> > So no, definitely NOT, I would NOT recommend the 8000 series mics as =
> > 100% dependable.
> > Others might like to chime in on what mics they have found to be 100% =
> > reliable.
> > Vicki
> > On 25/09/2011, at 1:27 PM, Munir kureshi wrote:
> >> Hi Vicki,
> >> Thank you for your input, it really helps. You like MKH8020, but
> >> you also mention that they are good when they work. Have you had
> >> any problems with them? I am recording some extremely endangered
> >> animals and if you are lucky, you get one chance to record them.
> >> You have to have 100% dependable equipments. I will checkout 4022
> >> and see how they sound.
> >> Regards,
> >> Munir.
> >> Sent from my iPad
> >> On Sep 24, 2011, at 6:08 PM, vickipowys <>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Munir,