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sound different Yes. Mic preamps with transformers tend to color the sound more than their transformer-less counterparts. Mic preamps utilizing transformers tend to have: lower sensitivity higher distortion less precise low end reproduction These are not necessarily bad things BTW! Different circuits sound different, just as different microphones ...


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I see in the comments that you are already familiar with the polar patterns. For the readers that don't know them, here they are: Polar pattern: A microphone's directionality or polar pattern indicates how sensitive it is to sounds arriving at different angles about its central axis. Simply put, from which directions the microphone is capturing sound. ...


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The 57/58 is a standard stage mic with good reason - durable, dependable, relatively inexpensive, and cardioid enough for the average volume singer. My primary reason for going with tighter patterns is if the singer sings softly and is fronting a band. Typically what happens with the standard cardioid in this case is that the singer can't hear herself and ...


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It's all explained very clearly here: Heil sound website A hypercardioid is more directional, so although it may allow you to have your monitors a bit MORE too loud :-) you need better mic technique. And the rear lobe means a floor wedge monitor shouldn't be placed directly behind the mic, but over a bit.


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Assuming the lead and plug on the new mic are both sound, another consideration is that the jack on the mic will be a mono 1/4 jack, whereas the input on Casio is stereo 1/4 jack. It may be that the mono jack is shorting the circuitry inside the keyboard. A solution, if this is the case, is to change the jack on the lead for a stereo one, and connect only ...



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