I constantly hear awesome testimonials about the U47 and I was wondering why it is considered such a good mic. or is it? What are some typical uses for it?

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Part of it is the wide area of a relatively constant proximity effect, so the speaker/ singer can move quite freely without a drastic change in sound.


What makes it special nowadays is the classic, well known sound for singers. People expect singers to sound like U47 U87 ...

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