All about the tools and techniques involved in capturing sound, in the studio or on location. It is a very versatile microphone. 10th March 2013 #3. soundinme ️. It was a joke. They come in a 2 pack and they are will deliver a little bit more of a professional sound than the NT55. Hi i am going to buy my my first acoustic guitar microphone/s. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. Post Feb 25, 2011 #1 2011-02-25T19:00. I have a pair of Neumann KM184s that I currently use as drum overheads, and when needed, pull those Neumann’s down, to add to the Cascade ribbon mic that’s setup for the acoustic guitar, for wider sound. I meant male, because I need one microphone for male voice. Rode NT5 vs Neumann KM184 my Review. Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. If you need a darker mic though none of these are for you. Miktek C5 or Line Audio CM3. 2. Tell me which mic you would use on male, budget 1000$? I have both and sincerely they are not even comparable. I own a pair of Rode NT5's I use mostly for drum overheads and acoustic guitar. You need an account to post a reply. I find them to be quite usable and better sounding than the stock cardioid caps. Gold Finger . Ben B. Lives for gear . Rode NT5 vs Neumann KM184 my Review. Hey there! Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last. Between those two choices... definitely the KM184. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Which one should I buy? 10th March 2013 #2. That's what I would have guessed. Page 2 of 2 First 1 2. You need an account to post a reply. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. 549 4. I prefer it to the KM184 for most applications, but the noise floor is a tad higher - might be a problem if you're doing nylon-stringed guitars that are played very quietly. Rode Nt-5 or Neumann KM184? Especially through a nice transformer pre. I have both a matched pair of KM184 and NT55. Couldn't ask for more, except for to make a pair. Print view. I am a pretty big KM184 fan. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Neumann KM184 or Rode NT5? Acoustic / Harp mics - Rode TF-5 vs Neumann KM184. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. Now if only I can get people to not breathe so loud in the quiet moments. I don't do a lot of stereo guitar miking. Already have an account? They do compare well to the Neumann KMs though I wouldn't say they can match them, but they are half the price so nobody expects them to. Note: Having betters microphones for recording piano doesn’t mean that you’re always going to have the best recording. I only like to buy things once so if there is a significant difference between sound quality i am willing to spend the extra money. What's a male acoustic guitar? The NT5 is fuller sounding, but again not as detailed and crisp. Seriously, the KM184 is phenomenal on most of my guitars, even electric (amp mic). Some people like Rode, but I can't understand them. 01-26-2003 #7. cominginsecond. OH ya he has the km184 and nt5 in this comparison along with many others. Rode K2 vs. AUDIX ADX-51 vs. There is no comparison, the 184 is a big step up to my ears. The sound of the NT5 is much darker than the KM184, and not as detailed in the treble range or otherwise. When I ran mine through a Neve portico without the silk it was a match made in heaven. 10th March 2013 #4. OK, a small warning: The Røde clip is listed as the NT2 elsewhere on the site, and the "NTS" on the reveal page... As these are SDC clips it's got to be the NT5 I guess. Like the NT5, the RØDE NT55 is a small-diaphragm, true-condenser cardioid microphone, sometimes referred to as a 'pencil mic'. Hey there! jc muscleshoals. Small Condenser Mic Comparison - Gearslutz.com, Mic Pair Choice - Josephson C42 or Beyer M160. 27 posts • Page 1 ... HPF and extra capsules there is no real difference. The Rode NT55 series is a step-up from the Rode M5 series. Ben B. FreQnic Regular Posts: 172 Joined: Sun Jul 04, 2010 … Neumann KM184 or Rode NTK; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Although, I am not a big fan of the KM184 or NT5, I find the NT5's might have less true clarity, but for some reason sit better right off the bat, and will take additive EQ better infact. Tell me which mic you would use on male, budget 1000$? You will still need a nice room, a nice piano, and a good sound engineer with experience. The Rode NT5 is heavier than the KM184. that's the prospect that really excites me about having a pair of these. Not trying to give you a hard time, just don't understand where you're coming from on this. +1 on the Josephson C42, it's a nice microphone (step up from the NT-5 also IMO). When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Overhead Drum Microphones Shootout : Neumann KM-184 vs. Earthworks QSC-50 vs. They sound horrible to me. I love using them on picking acoustic guitar and haven't notice any lack of gain. Rode NT5 or NT55. Or a 184 and a figure 8 mic for M/S can be very cool too. Never owned a Rode, probably never will. What difference does it make if its a male or female playing the guitar? I need them for acoustic guitar. Which one should I buy? Its a male on acoustic. For 1/2 the price, the Josephson C42 is a nice acoustic guitar mic - for some guitars and some guitar playing styles. Do not be stingy, make a financial effort. I have the NT-5 Match pair, these mics are quite usable, great bang for buck. I would go with the KM184. Rode nt55 vs Shure ksm141 for classical piano recital/studio, Already have an account? Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If you do go for the NT5s, I highly recommend getting the omni caps for them. For that money, I'd get the two NT5's. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I swapped out my KM184 for a Josephson some years back and never regretted it. Are Neumann KM-184's worth the difference? Maybe yours is broken.