I’m not a gear head, as far as I can remember I have never even posted a review before. But I had to get a new mic since my studio’s sole LDC bit the dust, so I thought I’d write a review on it for all you gear head types.
After much research I plumped for an Oktava MK 319, for which I paid £100 second hand.
- The switches on the back for the LPF and 10db pad look and feel like they belong on a £1 child’s toy. They wobble all over the place when you use them (they do actually work though).
- It sounds very good. On vocals it has just a touch of professional-sounding smooth poshness going on, I wasn’t expecting that. So far it has also worked admirably on acoustic guitar and violin.
Verdict: It’s a microphone.