Millenium Amp Clamp
Millenium Amp Clamp - microphone holder for guitar amps, metal, mounting arm adjustable between 19.5-34cm, 14cm gooseneck with 3/8" thread, includes cable holders. Colour: Black
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Useful tool - be sure to try a number of fixing positions
irfrench , 20.08.2015
My main use for this was to have a mic permanently set up on my amp for quick and easy recording purposes meaning that it would be a set and forget and therefore had to be stable.
Attaching it to the amp is easy (the springs are reassuringly strong) and the mic thread is standard so pretty much anything should attach.
I had some initial problems with it sagging - however if the clamp is place over the top of the cab (rather than on the side) it resists gravity better. I've tried it with a few mics (SM57, Heil PR30, CAD Trion 7000) and it supports those fine. It would not work with large heavy condensers such as the sE z5600aII or a U87 so consider that if you are planning to use such mics.
It has supported the PR-30 for a couple of months now without sagging so am confident in its longevity.
All in all it has done what I hoped it would and saves me having mic stands taking up floor space.
Great idea, but could be made a little better
Daniel631 , 21.01.2015
The AC30s are big amps, but the spring loaded clamps do manage to stretch around the cabinets and hold firmly in place. The main problems with these units is the goose neck section. It's not very long, so you may struggle to get it to stretch across to achieve a decent position in front of the speaker cone in a large cabinet. Even then, the goose neck is not of particularly high quality: it does not tend to want to stay in one place, and droops under the load of even a light weight mic.
The Sennheisser E 906 mics that we use are designed to be positioned flat in parallel with the grille cloth, and it is pretty much impossible to achieve this position with the goose neck provided. I suspect you'd have better luck positioning a mic like a Shure SM58, where the mic is positioned tangentially to the speaker - especiallly with a smaller amp or cabinet.
Better than a stand....
Asthestormunfolds , 23.03.2015
The main drawback for me is the fact that no instructions were included on how to operate the stand or any mention that a screw driver is needed for any adjustments! Other than that however this is a stable way of mounting a microphone out of the way and also offers for easier positioning with the gooseneck rather than having to move a stand or boom arm around.
Good clip, not so good gooseneck
Nick9945 , 26.04.2015
The gooseneck is a tad short, and not super-duper stable - it needs coaxed into just above position rather than sitting where you stick it. All-in, not a bad piece of kit by any means, but the gooseneck is not perfect. It'll detach completely and easily, though, so if you're as fussy as I am, you can pick up another one.
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