Archives For Royer R121

Clever marketers have convinced the world that they need eight mics that all do the same job. I say you need zero duplicates and here’s why.

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Ribbon mics on electric guitars are all the rage Why? Is a Royer R121 or Cascade FatheadII really THAT more potent than a Shure SM57?

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Find out if the Royer R121 is the king of electric guitar recording when we put it up against Shure SM57, Royer R121, Sennheiser MD421, Cascade Fathead II, and Shure SM7b.

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Do you think you can hear the difference between a $5,000 signal path vs a $100 signal path? You may be surprised.

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How does Guitar Rig 2 compare to a real 5150, Marshall Superlead, and Rivera Knucklehead through a Celestion G12H30 through a Royer R121, Trident S20, and Mytek AD96? Listen to hear how the DI simulator does against the big boy rig.

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The debate over how much budget to invested in the preamps in your home recording studio continues. Presonus M80 preamp vs Vintech 1272 preamp on a Peavey 5150 through a Celestian G12H30 with Royer R121 ribbon microphone.

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