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Oktava ML-19

Post by bentonevolution » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:13 pm

Do any of you have any comments about this microphone, such as uses/placement/etc?

I see this link on ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/RARE-RUSSIAN-RIBBON ... dZViewItem

I am posting it in the interest of full disclosure. This seems like a great deal at a great price. However, the condition of the microphone seems a little shady.

But, nonetheless, are there any specific stories about this mic that you want to share?

Thanks!
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Post by Mane1234 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:55 pm

i don't know anything about that mic but for 70 bucks...Get it and start using it. Try some vocals or some acoustic guitar for starters....Let us know. I love oddball mics...
Of course I've had it in the ear before.....

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Post by DryCounty » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:14 pm

Whoa -- did anyone see these from the same seller?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Pair-of-Vintage-Rus ... dZViewItem
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Post by swelle » Thu Nov 16, 2006 9:28 am

I'd be very cautious about ordering electronics from Siberia.

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Post by Derrick » Thu Nov 16, 2006 9:50 am

Wow, those are ether the way they keep warm in Siberia or one crazy sex change.... :shock:



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Post by I'm Painting Again » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:19 pm

I rock the ml19 all the time..a really good ribbon mic..it's cardioid BTW..and sounds better with the blast guard removed..

I ordered mine from soundroom and it cost more than 4x what that one is going for..

it's a great great great mic..

It's a gamble though ebaying from Siberia..

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