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Old 4th March 2003
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Originally posted by slipperman

Anybody wanna comment on various SM57 mods(transformer ripouts/replacements) and odds(ie. MayEA 57) that fool with the imp. issue?

Well, I used to take the heads off and run the capsule leads straight into a Jensen DI box for miking kick drums. The shure tranny craps out pretty high for kick use, but I liked the "head's" sound there. Don't know if it was an impedence thing, more of a $50 trannie in an $80 mic thing...