One look at this microphone, and you can probably guess what it’s for…. I am quite sure that it will work well on bass cabinets, but it was not an application that I got around to testing it on. In this post on the best sennheiser microphones, I cover the Senneheiser E835, MD421, MD 441 U, MK4, e609, e604, e614, e602, and e901. Maybe more. i had an original 602 and when my studio partner moved and took it with him, i got a new one. And is often compared to the most popular mic of all-time: the Shure SM58. I love the frequency response and pickup pattern of the Sennheiser e902! by Mane1234 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:24 am, Post So for today’s post, I’ll show you 9 of the most popular Sennheiser microphones currently on the market. As it has been widely regarded as one of the top industry standards for many decades now. Few people would disagree that the Sennheiser e602 is as good as anything out there. You’ve probably already heard of the Sennheiser e609. they dont make the e602 any more, just the II. But because they make SO MUCH awesome gear…. Then they released a sort of second gen evolution series. by joel hamilton » Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:29 am, Post In fact, you’re unlikely to find a single pro studio on this planet that doesn’t have at least one MD421. Especially compared to the Beta 52a I typically use. by xhavepatiencex » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:46 am, Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 49 guests, Recording Techniques, People Skills, Gear, Recording Spaces, Computers, and DIY. If there is one Sennheiser mic on this list that you MUST have no matter who you are, it’s this one. The Sennheiser e902 has to be the best sounding large diaphragm microphone I have used and heard in a long time. These newer ones are a bit blacker and maybe shiny. The E 902 is intended primarily for use with a kick drum, although Sennheiser advertises it, like the E 602 as a "bass instrument" microphone. i think they sound the same... haven't done a side by side comparison, but i am just as happy when i hear the 602ii as when i heard the 602. i like to make music with music and stuff and things. There really isn’t much more to say about this mic, except that…. We'll also cover the not-so-good choices out there. They are both great mics. Get FREE 2-day shipping and free lifetime tech support with your order. More than any other mic, the e609 is undoubtedly the name most synonymous with guitar cabinet miking. Getting that perfect bass drum sound means finding a mic that can deliver clarity and punch. either way, im pretty careful with my stuff. Especially after years of using a beta52a. Both very enjoyable! It works great in the studio as well, and can be used on a wide variety of other instruments besides vocals. It is in fact very well constructed however. Me too! i believe its the older one. I have had it for I would say 5 years. I usually prefer it over a … To conclude this list, I’d like to show you the most unique mic of them all…, With no previous equivalent in the e600 series, the e901 is an entirely new addition to the e900 series…. And if you play music, either live or in the studio…. The Sennheiser E 902 is supposed to be Sennheiser's successor to the very nice and interesting E 602. Agreed that on some rock material the D112 fits but I find the 602 to be more natural-sounding. I'd bet you could find an original version on ebay, and I'd heartily endorse you jumping on it, amazing kick drum mic!!! by C_R_J » Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:09 am, Post And the best part is…it’s one of the few pro mics that’s still affordable on an average home studio budget. And if don’t have a bass mic yet, you might want to consider using it as well. More specifically, toms, and other percussion instruments. (besides 100 bucks) has anyone A/B'ed them? For music though, it’s used for ONE instrument in particular: kick drums. SK. It sounds really good on kick drums, bass cabinets, and pretty much any low frequency instrument you can think of. One look at its price tag and you’ll know why. I have assumed it was the origional because it was the only one I knew about. I ended up buying the e902 because I liked that the resonance peak was a bit higher, around 65Hz. But then again…it’s also regarded as one of the most accurate and versatile dynamic mics money can buy. And is frequently used as a “room mic” for speeches and conferences. Most vocal mics are not designed withsub-bass frequenciesin mind and whilst they can produce clean results, much of the audio spectrum will be neglected. Its design is pretty much tailored for that one job alone. by joel hamilton » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:33 am, Post This post has been designed for not only myself but the community to discuss all matters or products in the world of audio. they dont make the e602 any more, just the II. i am bidding on one currently. NOTE: There are 5 variations of this mic in the e800 series. 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Despite the low price aimed at today’s budget conscious home studios, it can easily be compared to similar mics in the same category costing several times as much. Sennheiser E602 vs. E902 anyone know the difference between these mics? Blog away! While it may not be as popular today as the e835…, The MD421 is quite likely Sennheiser’s best selling microphone of all-time…. So for the next three e600 mics on this list, which each have clones in the e900 series, I included links to both versions. If you play electric guitar or know folks who do…. And hopefully among them, you’ll discover at least one to bring your game to the next level. Of all the mics on this list, the Sennheiser e614 is quite likely the least well-known. But before you buy one, it’s worth noting that while the e604 is damn near perfect ON-STAGE…. I unfortunatly didn't keep the paperwork. The main reason being…it sounds great on almost anything. "Madam, tomorrow I will be sober, but you'll still be ugly" Winston Churchill. No surprise…it’s gone mostly unnoticed so far. sennheiser e602 / e602 II Post by C_R_J » Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:09 am is there any difference? by Mane1234 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:21 pm, Post Now most guys agree that there isn’t a HUGE difference between the e600 and e900 series…. While I personally wouldn’t choose it over some other more popular options…. It sounds a quite bit different then the 602...more 250-300Hz chopped out which is sometimes cool....and sometimes not. I only used the original one and loved it's deep and tight sound. by Recycled_Brains » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:08 am, Post by JohnDavisNYC » Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:55 am, Post But I will say that I have reached for the Audix D6 lately over the 602 but as always it depends on the project. I usually prefer it over a 602 on a kick drum but not on anything else. - Bob Dylan. i wanna buy one, and im pretty sure either one will do, but i was curious if anyone knows of any differences. is there any difference? It is in fact very well constructed however. if its like a tiny bit less durable, i shouldnt notice. When comparing the top bass/kick drum mics in the industry…. by chris ryan » Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:59 am, Post While it’s virtually unknown to the home studio crowd…. cant remember right now. To start viewing messages, select the … A Shure SM58, one of the most popular mics in the world, has arange of 50Hz – 15,000Hz.Most bass drum mics will cover a wid… And no surprise there, because Sennheiser is not typically known for their condenser mics in general. The most popular mic in Sennheiser’s amazing e800 series of handheld vocal mics…, The Sennheiser e835 sits among the top industry standards for live performing….