Electro-Voice RE20 - Variable Dynamic Cardioid

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RE20

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Industry Standard Variable-D dynamic cardioid microphone l Favorite among broadcasters and sound engineers worldwide l Variable-D design and heavy-duty, internal P-pop filter reduces proximity effect l Internal element shock-mount reduces vibration-induced noise l Bass roll-off switch.

Amazing Dynamic Microphone with the clarity of a Condenser1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreScarborough, Ontario
The Electro-Voice RE20 is a classic microphone in the broadcast and voice over industry and there is a reason why; it's built like a tank and the clarity is amazing! To my ears it has some aspects of a condenser microphone in a dynamic package. With the EV 309A shock mount, which is a must, it is more expensive than it's current competitor. But for my voice, which sounds muddy-throaty on other dynamic mic's, it sounds natural and transparent on the RE20. I prefer the RE20 and recommend it highly.
Posted by Wil on Sep 16, 2020
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More than just for broadcast.0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon South, Ontario
I use it in the studio, sounds great on bass amp, even acoustic guitar.
Posted by Noah on Apr 23, 2018
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Broadcast Standard for Decades0 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreDartmouth, Nova Scotia
Commonly seen in radio studios for decades. it's a RE20 should be enough information. People want the RE20 sound and a very forgiving mic for bad mic technique.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 13, 2017
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Testing 1, 2, 3.6 of 6 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCalgary East, Alberta
Are you sitting comfortably? Then lets begin. The first thing you must understand when using the RE20 is that it requires a lot of power to get this mic cookin'. If your interface doesn't have enough power then you will have to implement a pre in your chain, I use a Golden Age pre73 along with a Focusrite Scarlett to get the metre's jumpin'. By design, the RE20 isn't loaded with features, but allow me to finish, what it does, it does very well. I call mine Ole Smoothy because it captures a smooth, rich and clean product on my vocals and also has the ability to deliver outstanding response from my kick drum and acoustic guitars. It's articulate but not bright. The beauty of this mic is that it captures 'your' voice, how you choose to tweak the knobs in production is up to you but this will give you a incredibly stable starting point.
Posted by Whyty McGee on Oct 2, 2016
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An excellent in studio mic with out the need for a pop screen!3 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
I use this mic when I want to scream really loud. LOL. Nice bottom end, mid range and a bit of eq for the top-end. For bass.... fanawesome! I mean awesome! You could use it for a second mic for a kick drum. Adds a nice texture. And of course with it's flat response, a nice complimentary tone with a condenser mic for vocals. There is a reason broadcasters, radio dj's, tv show celebs, use this mic.
Posted by Mountain Dread on Feb 6, 2013
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