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Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« on: September 03, 2012, 02:39:37 PM »
Can anyone clarify which one would be closest to the original U67 transformer? The AMI Bv12 claims to be a direct replacement with NOS lamination, with a price tag of $550. The T67 is said to be similar to the Bv12 and that it is pcb mountable. It's $110, a fifth of the price of the bv12 and I am assuming that it is close to half of the price of the ioaudio bv.12. I have an ioaudio transformer in my u47 clone, and it's amazing, so I already know that he makes quality stuff, but I figured that I would throw this out there and hear what people have to say about the differences in sound, bang for buck etc.

Chad


JessJackson

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2012, 08:35:05 PM »

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2013, 06:27:13 PM »
bumping for opinions  :)

gary o

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2013, 06:32:24 AM »
Double bump  :)

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2014, 02:45:02 AM »
Triple bump! I'm thinking of ordering the AMI BV12. Anyone used it in this build or a genuine U67?

gary o

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2014, 09:01:20 PM »
Quadruple bump...... also wondering if anyone tried A Neumann K 67 from Sennheiser ....

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2014, 12:16:17 AM »
I will be using an AMI BV12 classic and a neumann kk67 head unit. It's on hold for a couple of other projects but will post again when I get to it.

gary o

Re: Ami T67, Ami Bv12, and Max's Bv.12
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2014, 05:59:13 AM »
Unless using a real Neumann K67 I cant see the point in worrying too much about the transformer too as long as they are close & to my humble ears they all sound good & similar to each other... where as a capsule is a MASSIVE! part of the the sound of a mic & the transformer a much smaller part ,I think a clone 67 mic or any classic mic would sound way more like original mic if it had original capsule & clone transformer than a mic with clone capsule & orig transformer.... So I think Im gonna save my pennies for a Neumann capsule.

Look forward to mickdundee63 s mic when its done.

All the best


 

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