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Old 27th May 2020 | Show parent
Here for the gear
Originally Posted by David Rick ➡️

The HV-3 design is by Millennia founder John La Grou. He wrung out the design details while making recordings of a California regional symphony orchestra. (John is one of those people who listens to resistors.) It really does get the timbre and transient response exactly right on a wide variety of instruments. Used "up close" it can sometimes be a bit too revealing, especially if you're not dealing with top-flight musicians, so I sometimes carry a Juggernaut in the rack for use on spot mics.
Does the cheaper Millennia HV-32P / HV-35P sound as clean as the HV-3? I suppose that would be too much to hope for.