Dynamics Microphones

Creating a home studio for recording the classical guitar. Equipment, software and recording techniques. Amplification for live performance.
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Cat
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Dynamics Microphones

Post by Cat » Sun May 07, 2017 3:01 pm

I have a few electric guitars but with my classical, I prefer the traditional guitar, not an electric acoustic. I'd like to get a mic for my Navarro guitar but what amp would one use for this?
2015 Marlon Navarro Alvarez Student Classical, Spruce

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Re: Dynamics Microphones

Post by eno » Sun May 07, 2017 3:37 pm

You are right, there is a huge differnce between internal piezo mic and external good quality mic with good amp.
I use MXL V87 mic with PRESONUS TubePre tube amp. The amp is very low noise (I tried a bunch of other amps, this is the lowest noise I could find among medium-priced amps).
Paulino Bernabe 'India' 2001
Masaru Kohno No.6 1967
Rokutaro Nakade 1967
Mitsuru Tamura No.800 1969

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Re: Dynamics Microphones

Post by Cat » Sun May 07, 2017 4:14 pm

Thank you for the reply. I've been looking for ages for something better than attaching a mic to the guitar or installing a pickup - which I hate too. Much appreciated.
2015 Marlon Navarro Alvarez Student Classical, Spruce

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Re: Dynamics Microphones

Post by eno » Sun May 07, 2017 4:25 pm

You are welcome. There is a forum section here on Classical guitar recording and amplification

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Masaru Kohno No.6 1967
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Mitsuru Tamura No.800 1969

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