Sonic State Studio / Microphones / SENNHEISER MD 421

Average rating: 8.0/10 out of 10

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Eric Dannewitz a Professional user from USA writes:
The Sennheiser 421 is a work horse. I use it for saxophone. It works great. Great tone, and it can handle the dBs.

All those old saturday night lives with Lenny Pickett, he uses a 421. Probably still does!

Rating: 10 out of 10 posted Wednesday, 06-Nov-02 at 3:50
Stephane Danis a part-timer user from Canada writes:
It's a decent mic for specific application. I think it's best suited for recording percussion, especially Drums / Toms. Besides percussion, it's got an ok sound to it.. but you should really select a mic for it's application. For vocals, acoutic guitar, piano, electric guitar, brass or anything else.. this wouldn't be my first choice. Actually, now even my second choice. Don't get me wrong, it built well but is really too expensive for what it can do.

Rating: 5 out of 10 posted Friday, 12-Jul-02 at 9:42
sebounet a hobbyist user from Switzerland writes:
That's a nice and old professionnal microphone - sounds well, built as a tank .Makes voices and instruments sound warm and precise. If you find one, buy it - but do not forget: you'll need a special adaptator to plug-in the MD 421.

Better for recording voices and non-amplified instruments. Do not use it on stage, that's not his main purpose!

Rating: 9 out of 10 posted Friday, 15-Mar-02 at 18:30
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