Go to a list of ‘my favourite mic for…’ and you’ll see a bunch of different brands and models. Around the world, the more lists you read, the more you realise that a handful of mics appear on everyone’s list. Drum overheads and acoustic guitar – AKG C451EB is a great match. In fact, the 451 was so popular that it was re-released in the early ’00s as C451B.
Cardioid condenser with 20 to 20,000 Hz response, and a nice gentle slope up all the way along the graph. Includes 0, -10 & -20dB pad.