This made in Japan mic is probably around 25 years and features -10db pad switch and bass rolloff switch which makes it very practical for loud sources. I believe the max decibel level is 128db The mic has a slight scratch on the grill though no dents. One of the screw knobs has some of the plastic broken off but it still tightens fine. Finally, the rubber bands in the mic cage still function fine though they could be a bit tighter so I tend to be careful when using it.

Now, here is my personal thoughts on the mic having used it for yours in a home studio. Since this mic has such a loud DB threshold, it really excels on snare drum, toms and congas. It also works really well on guitar amps though I like it better on clean tones over crunch or heavily distorted tones.

This is great for horns since it once again can handle high sound sources such as trumpets but feel it would be a better live mic than studio mic in this application.

Acoustic guitars I tend to use this when it is a mid or fast temp strumming tune before I had small condenser mics. Faster response than a large diaphram mic but you still can capture that fuller body of the guitar. A good broadcast mic for sure because of the mic cradle design and I have had better luck on female vocals with this mic than male vocals.  Hop that helps.

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  • AT3525 Cardioid Electret Condenser Microphone
  • Who Knows
  • Unkown
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  • United States
Microphone Type
  • Small-Diaphragm Condenser
  • Wired
  • Analog
Polar Pattern
  • Cardioid

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