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  • #15312
    Avatararegularjoe
    Participant

      Ted,

      Is this “your” JM47? If not, how can I tell the difference. I’d love to try one out…

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      Thanks again of all your great gear. I’m collecting vintage JoeMeek kit, and have a vc1, vc6q and a me5 with more to come! Just love your stuff. Thanks for it, and for making yourself available on this forum.

      Chris in the USA

      #15932
      Ted FletcherTed Fletcher
      Keymaster

        Hi Chris… No, sorry, that’s not one of mine. That is the less expensive type that Alan Hyatt had made in China. However, I hasten to add that it’s a perfectly good mic but not one of the originals. :P

        #15933
        AvatarGriff
        Participant

          I believe that’s the version made by Feilo and sold by PMI and is essentially a repackaged MXL V67.

          There were also some made by 797 audio which made the JM47 a repackaged MXL 2001.

          The original JM47 (I believe made by Soundking) is very similar to the one posted, but doesn’t have the tapered top. There is a picture of it in the SOS article : JoeMeek JM47 Meekrophone

          Keep your eye open for an original JM47 as designed by Ted, it’s a nice mic for your locker and a piece of history. They occasionally come up on eBay.

          DISCLAIMER: This is information I’ve scavenged from various forums over the years, so you never know how accurate that is! Feel free to set me straight Ted!

          #15934
          Ted FletcherTed Fletcher
          Keymaster

            You are right in every detail! :P

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