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Re: Clip-on microphones for tuba

Postby MvHooft » Mon May 21, 2018 8:31 am

This is the setup I use when playing in my band https://www.facebook.com/Copchase-Brass-XL-659021994186024
- https://www.sdsystems.com/products/#modular which comes with a clip and a gooseneck
- custom 3D printed microphone mount Image
which is mounted in my bell with a piece of velcro like this Image

Works for me :D
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Re: Clip-on microphones for tuba

Postby tubaphillips » Fri May 25, 2018 11:35 am

The big thing with clip on mics is that they don't go far enough down the bell. You can make a custom mount. I made a how to video on my facebook (link below). I use a 98 with the GLXD receiver system. Great for me because it works overseas and plays nice with guitar pedals



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Re: Clip-on microphones for tuba

Postby Beervangelist » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:27 pm

I have been an advocate for the Kelly Shu mounts, and they are a very strong and secure system.

I have recently changed things up, however. After recording a bunch of live shows, the consensus was that the Beta-52 was catching too much stage sound (it is a rock setting with loud electric guitar and drums). I also felt the parabolic effect of being roughly centered was contributing.

I switched to an Audix D4 and a Stage Ninja Clamp. It's lighter, and allows for more adjustable mic placement. For extra comfort, I added a couple of furniture pads to the bell (front/back) that give the clamp a little more width to grab, and should provide the bell a little more protection.

Everyone's needs are different. This is a very lightweight and easy solution for most mics, with the exception of real heavy ones, and would be versatile for many situations. I also like that it takes a lot less time to attach than the Kelly Shu.

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