Calrec Syndrome

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  1. Nicky

    Nicky On The Road Less Traveled Premium Member

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    Just acquired these off EBay, a couple of CM-652 small diaphragm condenser mics. I blame Yeti and FreddyG for my new found affliction for vintage microphones. :mad2:

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    These old Calrecs require tuchel connectors, a modified XLR that screws on to the mic, and a wiring mod to use phantom power. Back in the 60s, these 600 series Calrecs had proprietary power supplies, and were unbalanced. They were often used for broadcasting radio/TV in Great Britain, and were used in abundance by the BBC.
     
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    Freddy G V.I.P. Member

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    Damn yer eyes! :D

    I scour ebay and never find anything!
     
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    Otto tune Senior Member

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    Wow! I never knew Calrec made mics.

    Their desks are the choice of professionals world wide.
     
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    yeti Senior Member

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    I'd love to hear from Calrec console users other than TV Broadcast ( Calrec digital consoles are super popular with the sports guys). Anyone here ever used a Calrec console for music recording?
     
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    Nicky On The Road Less Traveled Premium Member

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