Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. I don’t hear tones and separation like this often anymore. I love mine on vocals but I agree it definitely has a more mellowed out midband than say, a 67. The Tonelux JC37 Large Diaphragm Tube Microphone is the product of an endeavor by legendary engineer/producer, Joe Chiccarelli to create a present-day production microphone having the utility and singular sonic characteristics of the Sony C37a mics, manufactured in mid 20th century.. Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. Great versatile mic that is much smaller than I expected (SM57 is longer in body length than the JC37). I’ve yet to find something it doesn’t excel at. Any word on the BC37 fet version? Unfortunately very few other owners posting, so at this point that thread’s mostly just people speculating about it, and then it gets pretty negative in gearslutz fashion. Checkout; Cart ; Tonelux — sonic flavor, intuitive design, and excellent craftsmanship. 500 Series. I get calls all the time telling me how great they are, but I never like to invade anyones privacy, but I do ask if they would consider writing something about them, so I really appreciate your comments. Before Tonelux, he owned API for a fairly long time. The Tonelux JC37 is a present-day rendering of the legendary Sony C37a tube condenser — a mainstay in 1960s-era recording studios. JC37 Microphone; EQ5P Equalizer; MP5A Mic Pre; TX5C Compressor; About Tonelux; Product Registration; Contact Us; My Account. Not to derail but please tell me more: smooth? I hope they made the solid state version (C-37P). I'm very pleased with them. Included one power supply that runs […] I have several old-time fiddle music recordings where I adjusted the position of the mics to get a balanced stereo image between the guitar and fiddle(s). I purchased a stereo pair recently and have used it on an entire indie rock EP and a few other projects. So far they have exceeded my expectations. I did think what the JC did on vocals was interesting and potentially useful (amend that: Spencer's example is smokin'! Got my JC37! Very smooth like a ribbon mic with the upper harmonic presence of a tube mic. Shop Sweetwater inSync SweetCare Events Careers Used Gear Marketplace (800) 222-4700 Talk to an expert! The C37a can be heard on classic releases by Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Frank Sinatra, and many others. There’s this big thread: Tonelux JC 37, new sony C37 I have one and think it’s great. I am excited to see the JC37, but man I will miss the magic that happened when you used a miniature screwdriver to flip the omni switch... Can’t wait to try the JC37. It starts with a new Tonelux logo look, and we will follow up with new products as well. You need an account to post a reply. Yeah some decent samples would have helped. Plenty of hf rolloff going on here, something I generally like. Vocals and overheads they rock I want to try them next on toms. MP5A Mic Pre, EQSP Equaliser and TX5C Compressor. Then I moved the position of the upright bass within the room until its level was where I wanted it. This is nice because it makes it easy to put these anywhere for anything. The Tonelux JC37 is the product of an endeavor by legendary engineer/producer, Joe Chiccarelli to create a present-day production microphone having the utility and singular sonic characteristics of the Sony C37a mics, manufactured in mid 20 th century. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Would a Neumann U87ai be a good sister mic to a Mojave MA-1000. I’ve been wondering why I don’t see to much chatter about the Tonelux jc37. Vocals and overheads they rock I want to try them next on toms. I'm curious if the Tonelux is an improvement on the original in this regard. Big? So much so that I ordered another one. Serial number #31.My first “big boy” mic. At least on my voice (powerful, resonant, already somewhat mid-forward voice), it totally outperformed both the Soyuz tube 017 and a real U87 I used on recent sessions. I didn't feel it was much of a contest on fingerstyle acoustic guitar, though I could imagine the extra "poke" of the JC being helpful in a busy mix. I the C-19 timing has not helped the situation. The Tonelux JC37 is the product of an endeavor by legendary engineer/producer, Joe Chiccarelli to create a present-day production microphone having the utility and singular sonic characteristics of the Sony C37a mics, manufactured in mid 20 th century.. That said, I’m not instantly loving what I’m hearing, either from the Tonelux or the OG. Drum set room mic test Tonelux JC37 vs Neumann U47 both though a matching pair of Quad Eight MM61 channel strips. I passed on the Tonelux and bought a pair of Silvers as they sound so good and I didn't hear an example of the Tonelux that impressed me yet. The Sony C-37a was always a favorite for snare drums, brass and solo trumpet, piano, acoustic guitar and vocals. They really capture the performers’ dynamics, and they didn’t require significant mixing. Development was said to be "concurrent" with the JC37, but I don't see any trace of it online. But keep in mind that I'm a guy whose SM57's rarely come out of the storage cabinet, so obviously other people like different things. both mics placed side by side 4' in height and about 10' back from the kit. Great versatile mic that is much smaller than I expected (SM57 is longer in body length than the JC37). On my list. Yeah, what about his mic? https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Obp...w?usp=drivesdk, Slate Digital Launches The VIRTUAL MICROPHONE SYSTEM. Please share any examples you have. A little more open than the original but very similar. 44.1/24bit, Burl B2 converters No processing at all. The Manley Silver's I have seem to be even more mid range forward in a good way, I've been using them on a Fender Rhodes Cab to great effect. I definitely prefer the ToneLux, while still appreciating their similarities. The JC has more presence than the Sony; the latter sounds round and quite beautiful, I think. Would a Neumann U87ai be a good sister mic to a Mojave MA-1000? I think there aren't a bunch of them out in the wild. I was loaned a pair of C37a’s in the late 90’s, and I used them as a spaced Omni pair quite extensively. This is nice because it makes it easy to put these anywhere for anything! Tonelux JC37 Tonelux JC37 Microphone: Cardioid-only version of the Sony C-37a. 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