Quantcast
Renting microphones. Questions... - Gearspace.com
The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
Renting microphones. Questions...
Old 30th January 2003
  #1
Gear Head
 
🎧 15 years
Renting microphones. Questions...

I am wondering if anybody has ever rented microphones from Dreamhire NYC, specifically the Royer 121 and Coles 4038. I am thinking of buying one of those mikes and have some sessions where I am thinking they might work. I'd like to rent them for the sessions and see if they are what I want before I commit to the outlay of cash. Are the dreamhire mikes in good shape? What are your feelings on renting mikes in general? I'm kind of torn because I like the idea of owning gear so I can work anytime, but these mikes are expensive! I'm thinking serious preproduction and renting would make more financial sense. Plus I can rent stereo pairs so I could do more than if I just had one mike. Any thoughts or insights would be very helpful. Thanks!!!!!
Old 30th January 2003
  #2
One with big hooves
 
Jay Kahrs's Avatar
 
🎧 15 years
I've never rented mics from Dreamhire but I've never had a problem with them for other stuff. Renting expensive mics or other things are a great way to figure out what you like before you invest lots of cash. As an alternitive, I know Steve Remote also rents mics and stuff.
📝 Reply

Similar Threads

Thread / Thread Starter Replies / Views Last Post
replies: 5805 views: 1869399
Avatar for Drumsound
Drumsound 3 days ago
replies: 536 views: 162595
Avatar for szyam
szyam 2 weeks ago
replies: 58 views: 43528
Avatar for Drumsound
Drumsound 9th July 2017
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearspace Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.


 
 
Slide to join now Processing…

Forum Jump
Forum Jump