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Chord DM01 vs Samson Q7

I’ve been very happy with my cheap dynamic mic¬†(a Chord DM01) and have received many complementary reports on my audio. ¬†However, having recently been asked to co-present a podcast I needed to confirm the mic was up to the job; … Continue reading

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Studio Mic (Balanced XLR) to FT847 (Unbalanced) Input

I’d previously simply connected half of the balanced XLR mic output to the mic input of the 847; I was aware this wasn’t ideal (and I’d lose the benefit of a balanced mic cable!) but it worked and I’m ultimately … Continue reading

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Upgrade: Yaesu MH-31 to Studio Mic

Some time ago I started receiving reports that the audio on my FT847 was very narrow. After much investigation and eventually swapping mics with my FT817 I realised it was the mic that was faulty. Oddly, swapping the mic element … Continue reading

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