beyerdynamic M 160 Hypercardioid Ribbon Microphone. Beyer M201 TG Hypercardioid Dymamic. The Coles are great, but when I use the M160 on a guitar amp, WOW ! £1,955. 53 . Beyer-dynamic M160 2 x Coles 4038 Electro-voice 667A 2 x Electro-Voice RE11 Electro-Voice RE20 2 x Neumann KM184 Peluso P414. AEA has been a supporter and supplier of ribbon microphones to the audio/film industries for a number of years. Combined with a 57 for the bite, a perfect combination. 3 . Youtube. "The Coles provides the great rejection because of the Fig. Sennheiser MKH8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser (w/ Rycote ORTF blimp) Sennheiser MKH8060 Compact Super-cardioid Condenser (w/ Rycote blimp) Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic Show all. ... Beyer Dynamic M160 vs. Satan 50. Though the Coles 4038 and Beyer M160/M130 have somewhat supplanted the older RCA units as current workhorses, most engineers would gladly use a good 44BS/77DX/KU3A for the appropriate recording task. It will be my first venture into ribbon-land. The creamy mid-range, the soft top end. 11 . Everything is there. The M160 is an unusual ribbon microphone, in that it has a hypercardioid pickup pattern. Rode NTR. Also, I wonder whether (or not) the Coles 4040 or 4050 are an improvement on the 4038, at least for piano miking at a distance (which is the only approach I'm interested in). "Could you elaborate on that a bit? In this video I am doing a little microphone shootout. It is often paired with the M130 for mid-side stereo applications, in which the bidirectional M130 captures the “side” channel, and the M160 captures the “mid.”. Come on now... the Beyer is much more round (at least the sphere end) than the Coles! Beyer M160 ribbon mic, demo by Pete Thorn. 4 . I need to hear more ribbons, including a WORKING pair of Royers. Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Pair. Coles 4038 Bi-directional Ribbon . Beyer M160 Hypercardioid Ribbon. The M160 has two ribbons, mounted back-to-front just 0.5mm apart. JG AKG D19 Cardioid Dynamic. Sennheiser MD421 Cardioid Dynamic. Michael Youtube. :lol: I'm getting an M160 this week. Show all. Pete Thorn. Royer Labs R-10 MP. I own a pair of Cole 4038 at about $1300 per mic. Ola Englund. 8 pattern. I won't purchase any Coles YET, however. What an amazing tone. Universal Audio Apollo Twin X Duo. Kemelion live @ beyer­dy­namic. Will probably try it on a flute recital this Sunday. I am testing my Coles 4038 against my AKG c451b. £1,033. Golden Age Project R1 ST. £533. £498.