Tube Mics – Which Way is Up?

Posted: April 14, 2010 in Audio Gear
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Q: I have heard that tube microphones should always be used upside down (with the diaphragm at the bottom).

This is supposed to prevent heat from the tube from altering the frequency response of the mic.

But I have seen a number of newer mics in which the mount does not allow for this.

What’s the deal? [read]

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