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I've used SM58s to mic baby grand pianos before, and in some applications preferred it over my typical 2 AKG 414s in omni.

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Lol. I'm used to htz my bad, I even forgot the difference. A 20Hz cycle is the cone moving back and fourth 20 times per second right?
No. Frequency is the rate of air pressure fluctuation, between 20 and 20,000 complete cycles per second. The unit Hz indicates frequency in cycles per second and also corresponds to pitch.

The Blue mic in the OP looks solid. However, for recording your friend's DJ mixes I would prefer taking line outs directly from his mixer into the DAW instead of trying to re-record what's coming out a set of monitors.
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I've used SM58s to mic baby grand pianos before, and in some applications preferred it over my typical 2 AKG 414s in omni.



No. Frequency is the rate of air pressure fluctuation, between 20 and 20,000 complete cycles per second. The unit Hz indicates frequency in cycles per second and also corresponds to pitch.

The Blue mic in the OP looks solid. However, for recording your friend's DJ mixes I would prefer taking line outs directly from his mixer into the DAW instead of trying to re-record what's coming out a set of monitors.
well i could basically live dj record him that way, and then edit his mixes later? or is line in on my garbage ALC 889 sound card still a better option?
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well i could basically live dj record him that way, and then edit his mixes later? or is line in on my garbage ALC 889 sound card still a better option?
Dunno, try both and see which is better. The only reason I would prefer a direct feed is because the mic will pick up ambient noise.

Although I could just be picky and ambient noise may be non-existent in your case, or minimal at best. Try it out and see.
 
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I spend a lot of time working with mics in the live scenarios its looks like an ok mic just ok though i have some really nice studio condensers that make amazing overhead drum mics. Heres what i dont like
Its not a real studio mic i have been working with some local groups a some studios its xlr mics to a good mixer with digital to pc never straight usb
What i like
It will work for a ok at home recording.
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