Aston Origin

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musicturtle
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Aston Origin

Post by musicturtle » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:24 pm

Bought this mic last summer for about $250 new. Have done some voice overs and a few vocals through it and I have to say I am pleased so far, although the mic I was replacing was what came in the Focusrite Scarlett package(not really a heavy hitter I know). Just wondering if anyone else used it and what their feeling were.
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Bill L
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Re: Aston Origin

Post by Bill L » Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:18 pm

I've not used one but I'm curious about them. I have a bunch of mics already but, like a dumb ass, I'm always looking for other toys.

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Re: Aston Origin

Post by Tadpui » Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:33 pm

I almost bought one for $100 off of Facebook but the dude flaked out on me. They have a great reputation, but I've never used one.

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Re: Aston Origin

Post by rayc » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:30 am

I have the Focusrite package mic which is ever so so so - mind it was an upgrade from the Berhinger B1. I up graded further to a Audiotechnica AT2020 which, in hindsight, (bad pun or what?), was/is/will be unnecessary as I've only recorded my voice with it and a pencil is more than adequate to record my voice.
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Re: Aston Origin

Post by Bubba » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:34 am

My mate (who collaborates on my Savant Syndrome stuff) runs a semi-pro small studio and he has one of the Astons - not sure which model, though. He rates it highly.
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Re: Aston Origin

Post by Armistice » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:42 am

It's not as good as the next model up, the Martin...
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Re: Aston Origin

Post by JD01 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:46 am

Missed this thread until now. My vocals are often recorded through a Focusrite Scarlett (CM2?) mic. Would be interested in an upgrade at some point.
Although I often use a SM57 or an i5 too.

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