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Astatic DR-10 "Synabar"

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Microphones25 of 36Electro-Voice 950 "Cardax"Shure 55
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Posted 6 years ago


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This is the Astatic DR-10, made in the 50's. I didn't know it was called the Synabar until I found the old ad above. Unfortunately, mine came without the logo. It's obviously an atempt from Astatic to get close to the design of the Shure 55. It comes with a crystal element and is much lighter (1.1lb) than the Shure 55 (2.2lb).


  1. decosound decosound, 6 years ago
    I forgot to mention...on the back it has a switch, so you can opt between "crisp" and "normal".
  2. decosound decosound, 6 years ago
    Thanks fifties50s and EJW-54!
  3. decosound decosound, 6 years ago
    Thanks, packrat-place!
  4. decosound decosound, 6 years ago
    Thanks toolate2!
  5. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 6 years ago
    This is so beautiful one could go to a concert just to admire the mike.

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