The Creator's Toolbox: Why Ribbon Mics are the Go-To Choice for Savvy Digital Recordists
Please contact us if you require additional information about any of the microphones. All microphones are used and have been cleaned, tested and serviced unless otherwise stated. Melodium 42B — classic French ribbon microphone. This microphone was one of our studio mics for a couple of years Turner 87 Velocity ribbon microphone, serviced in good working order. This is a really early vintage ribbon mic, first introduced RCA Varacoustic multi-pattern ribbon microphone.
With more models available than at any time in recent memory, ribbon mics are becoming increasingly popular with home and project recording studios. We asked two leading manufacturers for tips on adding a ribbon mic to your toolkit. From vocals to acoustic instruments to amps, drums, and winds, ribbon microphones have become a go-to choice for many a savvy digital recordist. Once regarded as too fragile and too expensive for use outside professional facilities, ribbons are becoming increasingly common and affordable for home and project studios.
The technology may be nearly a century old, but the ribbon mic is making a huge comeback. In this complete guide, Huw Price reveals how you can kit your studio out with a ribbon or two for less outlay than you might think…. Ribbon microphones were the first high-quality microphones available to recording engineers.