Large Capsule Condenser Microphone
"Old school tube mellow" is the phrase most often used to describe the sound of the V67G from MXL. Designed mainly for vocals, the V67G combines Class A FET circuitry and a transformer-coupled output resulting in a pure and warm sound. Its classic green body and gold plated grill provide stunning good looks. The V67G adds body to vocals for all styles of music. This top seller has been used on countless recordings and is a welcome addition to your microphone collection.
Large diaphragm for a wide frequency response
Class A FET design for full, warm vocals
Rich midrange that rivals tube microphones
Excellent for vocal tracks that sit perfectly in your mix
...it's a long thread, but it's well worth your time to read...nothing in that price range competes with these new 3U Audio FET mic, IMHO: https://www.gearslutz.com/board/low-end-theory/999545-affordable-ldc-microphone-multiple-voicings.html
...get your opinion. After all my research I have narrowed my mic selection down to a Behringer B1, MXL V67G, MXL V63M, MXL V-250. And yes there are many more options, including the very popular audio technica AT2020, but this is what I have narrowed down to. From what I have read...
...saying that the ak89 capsule is bad at all, it's actually really smooth. I installed it on on an old v67g with a caps mod and it sounds really good, however the v67g is now surprisingly dark due to the de-emphasis that a modded v67g offers. And those were Dave's own words, from a...
Though it gets most of its buzz on a conditional basis - the V67G is a beloved mod platform for all manner of DIY gearheads, as it's pretty and crammed with a Schoeps-style circuit - this MXL cheapy is the Pineapple Express of mics: it's fantastic if you come in with modest expectations. Sure, its...