Buyer Beware_NOT a Neumann

An audio community like no other.

Moderators: rick, Mark Bassett

Buyer Beware_NOT a Neumann

Postby Chris H » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:01 pm

Just for peoples info I thought I would give the heads up on this B/S! Its NOT a Neumann and has no Neumann parts......... :ar!

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/162516976789?rmvSB=true
Chris Hallam.
https://soundcloud.com/hallamsound
Whatever floats your boat.
User avatar
Chris H
Forum Veteran
Forum Veteran
 
Posts: 2261
Joined: Mon May 09, 2005 11:20 am
Location: Off The Planet

Re: Buyer Beware_NOT a Neumann

Postby Linear » Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:55 pm

well - i wouldn't buy this, particularly at that price.

it does however look to have some original neumann parts - the base and body of the microphone is, not sure about the grill.

the shockmount and inside mounting parts look original too, not the capsule nor electronics.
Chris Vallejo
Linear Recording
http://www.linear-recording.com.au
Linear
Frequent Contributor
Frequent Contributor
 
Posts: 551
Joined: Tue May 24, 2005 8:04 am
Location: Sydney

Re: Buyer Beware_NOT a Neumann

Postby Paul Maybury » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:37 pm

I think I see transistors in the circuit??
Paul Maybury
Frequent Contributor
Frequent Contributor
 
Posts: 669
Joined: Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:07 pm
Location: Melbourne

Re: Buyer Beware_NOT a Neumann

Postby rick » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:49 pm

The blue story is long and complicated , the press release 30 years ago was they found 50 neumann mics in russia somewhere that had been in a flood or something and rebuilt them to be reliable , thus the original serial number .



the general assumption amongst the usual suspects is actually none of those mics or their parts ever saw the inside of the neumann factory including the badges .

but it launched blue and red and the rest of them into the world and blue started out with some of the greatest new microphones you could buy . couldn't say what about what i think about the newer ones , i have never tried them .

these old bullshit blue mics do the eBay circuits after the buyers find out that they don't have what they thought they have , but all reports that i believe and trust is they sound fine anyway .
Rick O'Neil
I think we went to different schools together
turtlerockmastering.com
we listen
User avatar
rick
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 3431
Joined: Fri May 06, 2005 8:02 pm
Location: Sydney


Return to The Turtlerock Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests