« great for overhead mics »Publié le 12/15/12 à 21:45
This microphone does have a -20 db roll of switch and it is actually great for an overhead drum microphone. That is the reason that I am thinking of purchasing two more of these. The recordings you can get with the Perception are very clean and warmth. The makes the sound much better than I expected to get for a microphone that cost less than 100 dollars online.
There is also a Perception 100 and 200 that came out around the same time and they are pretty good too. I have used them and the 170 before and the only difference is the price. Most AKG microphones are very well made and they are very durable. The best part about this microphone is the -20 db roll off because it is a must have for a condenser microphone that records instruments. My least favorite thing about this microphone is that with it being a capsule microphone getting it to sit right in some setups gave me a headache. Working in a tight space trying to get this microphone to fit and still face the right way gave issues with it being so long. But you will not have any complaints with the recording quality of it. I highly recommend it and look forward to buying a few more of these soon for overhead.