Jun 25, 2007 SM57 is more middy and can be" boxy" at times. It can be hit or miss, depending on the source, positioning, and player.
MD421 has more focused lows and a crisper, cleaner top end. Mar 11, 2009 Sennheiser MD421 vs. Shure SM57 Discussion in 'RecordingLive Sound' started by tradarama, Nov 7, 2004. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next I have used 421's in the studio when the engineer wanted to. baltimore, md. Aug 03, 2004 Tom mics: MD421 vs. SM57; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
The 421 is gonna do anything the 57 can, only Feb 17, 2006 I want to record a Marshall guitar cab with heavy distorted guitars, and I am thinking about buying one of these mic's.
shure SM57 or Sennheiser MD421. May 18, 2005 I've been using Shure SM57's on toms, many different kits, many different players, and no matter what I can't get a good tom sound.
I know my room and pres play a big part, but I recently stopped using the 57 on snare and now use the Senn E609 and get the sound I want.
The MD 421 II continues the tradition of the MD 421, which has been one of Sennheiser's most popular dynamic mics for over 35 years.
The large diaphragm, dynamic element handles high sound pressure levels, making it a natural for recording guitars and drums. Jun 06, 2009 IMO, the 421 picks up freq's that are useless on guitar cab, when in a mix. The 57 just sits better, with less fiddling. For the price of one 421 you MD 421II Dynamic microphone with cardioidshaped directional characteristic.
Suitable for vocal transmission and miking up instruments in all fields of live sound View and Download SENNHEISER MD 421 manual online. MD 421 pdf manual download. Sep 18, 2006 In my opinion, the MD421 is a better mic than they SM57, but the price difference and fact that they are somewhat" fragile" makes the SM57 much more appealing. Danny Brown Thanks for the advice Danny. Mar Sm57 or md 421 manual, 2004 The 421 is a more flexable and more often usefull mic.
I've used the 421 for vocals, guitar, bass, drums, horns in live PAFOH and for recording many times with great results. The SM7 is one of those mics that you get specific for voice over work or that you get down the road to complete an already basic filled mic locker. The MD 421 II is a goto mic and one that you need in your collection if you are recording bands and instruments.
From their studiostandard MD 421 II drum mic to their trusty headphones and ultrareliable wireless systems, there are countless good reasons why the artists and engineers here at Sweetwater are quick to recommend Sennheiser products.