Phantom power is lethal to ribbon mics, right? Not anymore. Not only does it not harm two new mics from Audio-Technica, but they actually use it to their sonic advantage. Here, Gary Boss explains the construction details of these mics, and shows off two new capsule-based consenders as well: a multi-pattern version of the revered AT4047, and a stereo-capsule AT4050 with a mode to do mid-side miking built in.
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