What microphone?

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  1. Wildman

    Wildman Read Only Funster

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    With all this rain I have been spending a lot of time indoors, writing up my 12v seminar and sorting out instruments etc. I uncovered my old karaoke amplifier, it will run off of a 12V has 2 cassette drives and 4 mic inputs.
    Now that could be useful so I fired it up and all still working fine. However I no longer have any microphones or mic stands etc. A cheapo condenser mic off of fleabay will do for talking but I suspect the quality is just not there for singing/ playing music. There are hundreds of cheap mics on ebay, I have bought them in the past only to have them fall to bits in 5 mins :cry: and find they have crap sound quality:Sad:.
    I have no idea what are good makes or a usable good cheap make. Anyone have any ideas. Any retired professional sound men out there with gear gathering dust I wonder if so please PM me with details/price etc.
     
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    my daughter uses a shure sm58 for her gigs
     
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    Great mics, but there are millions of fake Shures out there especially on ebay.

    We got caught out a couple of years ago :Sad:
     
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    Try em karaoke when we did karaoke we always got our gear of them based in the midlands.
     
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    More fake sure mikes than real ones
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Vd2QUN3_nk[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoB7j9tP9jA&feature=related[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQiLpmXx14g&feature=related[/ame]
     
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