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ADK TT-AU 5 Different Capsules Compared on 5 Different Sources

Comparing: ADK TT-12AU, TT-47AU, TT-49AU, TT-67AU, and TT-251AU on Female Vocals, Male Vocals,
Acoustic Guitar, Drums, and Grand Piano


All of the following clips were recorded through identical Millenia preamps through Apogee AD16X converters into Sequoia.
There is no compression, EQ, or any other processing (except converting from 24Bit to 16Bit).
We recorded all 5 mics simulaneously, with all 5 mics as close together as we could manage.

ADK TT-AU Mics Compared on Female Vocal

Here are the same takes, but with the backing music added. A tiny bit of compression and delay is added to these vocals (identical on all five clips)
but no EQ or other processing was added since that would defeat the purpose of comparing the mics:
  • ADK TT-12AU Cardioid - Female Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-47AU Cardioid - Female Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-49AU Cardioid - Female Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-67AU Cardioid - Female Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-251AU Cardioid - Female Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]

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ADK TT-AU Mics Compared on Male Vocal

  • ADK TT-12AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - No Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-47AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - No Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-49AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - No Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-67AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - No Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-251AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - No Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
Again, here are the same takes, but with the backing music added. A tiny bit of compression and delay is added to these vocals (identical on all five clips)
but no EQ or other processing was added since that would defeat the purpose of comparing the mics:
  • ADK TT-12AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-47AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-49AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-67AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-251AU Cardioid - Male Vocal - With Music - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A ZIPPED FOLDER OF ALL 24-BIT/44.1 kHz MALE VOCAL WAV FILES ABOVE


ADK TT-AU Mics Compared as Single Drum OH/Room Mic in Omni Pattern

ADK TT-AU Models Single Mic on Drums in Cardioid Pattern

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ADK TT-AU Models Single Mic on Acoustic Guitar



  • ADK TT-12AU Cardioid - Martin Acoustic Guitar - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-47AU Cardioid - Martin Acoustic Guitar - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-49AU Cardioid - Martin Acoustic Guitar - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-67AU Cardioid - Martin Acoustic Guitar - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-251AU Cardioid - Martin Acoustic Guitar - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]

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ADK TT-AU Models Single Mic on Grand Piano (posting soon)



  • ADK TT-12AU Cardioid - Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-47AU Cardioid - Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-49AU Cardioid - Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-67AU Cardioid - Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]
  • ADK TT-251AU Cardioid - Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - [MP3] [24-Bit WAV]

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A ZIPPED FOLDER OF ALL 24-BIT/44.1 kHz PIANO WAV FILES