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U87 or SF12 for overhead ??
Old 20th May 2003
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U87 or SF12 for overhead ??

I've been using the Shure KSM32 as overhead and i'm very satisfied so far.
I'm looking for something better and since i can't really test drive these products, i would like to get some opinion from you guys.
My decision boils down to either a pair of U87 or the Royer SF12. I will be using them with my dakings Pre/EQ. Thanks.
Old 20th May 2003
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didn't you get the PM I sent you about this?
Old 20th May 2003
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BattleAngel: Just sent you a PM.

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Old 20th May 2003
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cool- I responded. Did I send you an mp3 too, btw?
Old 20th May 2003
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If it's not too much trouble i'd like to hear what you guys had to say about this question.
Old 20th May 2003
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Chris,

This same question was crossposted in another section and covered in more detail:

https://www.gearslutz.com/board/showthrea...?threadid=4465
Old 21st May 2003
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Chris: Totally different topic. Sorry for the chaos.

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Old 21st May 2003
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Not really into 87's as overheads. Anyone else?
Old 21st May 2003
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If there's a list of what U87's are bad at "overheads" should definetly be on top! Much better of with TLM103, KM184, AT4051, C451/CK1 or Groove Tubes GT44 IMHO.

I really do like the U87 for male vocals coupled with D.W.Fearn or Great River MP-2NV. Very often rocks!

/torsten/
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