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Neumann KM 56 Studio Condenser Microphone

Description: "Multipattern (omni, fig-8, cardioid). Original Gold capsule. All around useful tube mic, useful when you need a more natural mid range and top end than a 54, which can be too bright. Nice on bright pianos, overheads, guitars, rooms, strings, etc. Try one in Figure 8 between the snare and kick. One side pointing at the snare and the other at the kick. Compress the heck out out it. Cut a bit of 3k to 4k to soften the bottom snare harshness. This is a great overall one mic kit tone."

 

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KM 56 Brochures, Operating Instructions,
and Additional Information from Neumann.com

 

 

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