Both can use the Alctron Omni, Cardiod, and Hypercardoid capsules. I also modded it so that the low end goes deep. It was the world’s first phantom-powered microphone, built to run on 48v DC. Using a … When you use this circuit with a capsule like the installed RK-12, you get, well... you get a big, big sound. Change ). Best Neumann KM 84 Clone. When you use this circuit with a capsule like the installed RK-12, you get, well... you get a big, big sound. View all posts by Andrew Jones. I will probably check out the BeezNezz Lulu, hear some demos they sound good! Well yes. The T02A is the same ciecuit but offers a pad and low cut. Please download one of our supported browsers. LDC Maiku K47 capsule, soviet PIO output capacitor, Cinemag transformer. http://www.alctron-audio.com/English/contents/97/455.html. The KM84, as this combination is known, is an undisputed classic, and Neumann have always struggled to convince the world that its successor represents an improvement. Neumann KM 84 Cardioid Pencil Condenser Microphone. Neumann U87i / Neumann U87 Ai: The S3-87 is a 3-pattern mic with a K67/K87 capsule, and a variable EQ feature that lets you target any of 3 voicings from this family of mics: flat and rich like the U67, mild presence like the U87i, or pervasive presence like the U87 Ai. The Neumann KM 84 i, a classic small diaphragm FET condenser microphone, is the result of a visit to Norwegian State Television by Neumann engineers in the mid-1960s. So that went sideways. The build manual is a 32-page book with color photographs and step-by-step instructions; it draws on nearly 10 years' experience making the best assembly guides in the DIY industry (according to our custo… You don’t need these parts ever again. Mercenary Audio MFG KM-69; Microphones Inspired By The Neumann KM 84. The capsules are clones of the KM84. Andrew@HoldForSound.com To do this you will want to use the backside of your digital calipers or use a wrist watch wrench. 22nd January 2018 #21. laperlestudio ️. Replace the the lockring and screw it on as tight as you can. If the TSB-165A sounds like a familiar capsule that is because it was made imfamous in micbuilders circles as the goto capsule for the “Alice Mic.”. If you'd like to buy a finished microphone, contact us via email. Also a tube version km54 style, they also have omni ball, can be interesting! No plan on selling them unless Neumann does an exact clone of the KM84. In this case this article will speak to all the T01A / T02A rebrands. But here is a tutorial on how you can get better sound out of these clones without all the work and fancy tools. Unfortunately, the owner wouldn't let me take them with me to test them, so I spent part of the afternoon at his home studio running them through a Mackie 24/8, using a Vintech 1272 clone to ADAT. 6. Meet the MYN-8412. Are these new TAB/AMI mics the new KM84 clone? This mic punches way, way above its price point. Side note the MXL 990 and a lot of these discount rebrand Chinese LDC microphones use identical circuits as the SDC just laid out differently to fit the larger body mics. MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule, Users who like MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule, Users who reposted MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule, Playlists containing MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule, More tracks like MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule. In fact I have been able to tract down the OEM manufacturer for the most popular of these clones. Here is a list of rebrands of the T01A/T02A: The difference between any of these is minor. Great for acoustic/classical guitars and drum overheads. Stream MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff from desktop or your mobile device What was meant as a tutorial turned into a history lesson. This Mic features a clone of a vintage Neumann KM84 circuit adapted for LDC capsules. Stream MYN - 8412: Neumann KM84 Clone Adapted for Large Diaphragm Capsule by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff from desktop or your mobile device Wow. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The T01A is a great mic to mod. Alctron makes most of the KM84 style clones on the market. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Alctron makes most of the KM84 style clones on the market. It was the world’s first phantom-powered microphone, built to run on 48v DC. Dang. The inexpensive KM 84 solution. Run that circuit through a Cinemag transformer and you get a warm, buttery tone guaranteed to give you a serious case of the feels. Mmmm-mmmm. Other then that they all use the same Scheops circuit for a low noise floor. We’ve already have an article about how you can mod the housing of these SDC to get a better sound HERE. At first glance this looks like we swapped one Chinese capsule out for another Chinese capsule. What's really cool is that this circuit is extremely close to the U87 circuit, but without the corrective EQ section created for 87-style capsules. Those two combinations are why these clones surprise a lot of people considering their price. The microphone market is becoming more and more flooded with KM84 clones. This is a DIY microphone kit; it requires soldering, wiring, and assembly.