[bct] Re: Church Audio Mics

  • From: Krister Ekstrom <krister@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 14:50:08 +0200

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Hi there,
Well, i'm eagerly awaiting my Mini-sized Churchaudio binaural mics. When
they arrive i will certainly do a podcast where i use them.
Unfortunately i don't own the standard ones but i could compair them
with my OKM in-ear mics.

Steve Matzura wrote:
> Hi, Alan:
> On Thu, 25 May 2006 15:29:26 -0400, you wrote:
>> I have a question for all you church audio mic users out there. 
>> Where did you go to get the loan to afford them? No wait that 
>> wasn't it. I am looking at the site and see that there is a huge 
>> price difference between the mini and the standard editions. So 
>> what I would like is to take a census of who is using what, and 
>> if anyone can describe the difference that would be great too. 
> Firstly, for the hobbyist, the $230 package is probably more than
> sufficient.  Like someone in another email list recently said, you can
> buy a whole lot more microphone today for a hundred dollars than you
> could just a few years ago.
> Like the Church Audio web site also states, the Danish higher-priced
> capsules are really for broadcast-quality recording, they probably do
> a bit better resolution at higher sample rates and sizes (24-bit vs
> 16, 48 khz vs. 44.1). I'm not even sure we mere mortals could hear the
> difference, but test equipment could probably pick it up easily
> enough.
> What I'm personally hoping/waiting for is two things:  (1)  Church
> Uadio's web site should have the recording of their microphones in a
> downloadable non-MP3 (AAC would be good) lossless format.  (2) I can't
> wait for somebody to buy the higher-priced units and do a side-by-side
> comparison, recording the same thing with each set of microphones, and
> providing those recordings in a lossless format so we can hear the
> true differences betwixt and between, as they say.
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