Scott, it's a great mic and effort on Ten-Tec's part...... That is the
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Subject: Re: [TenTec] My rare Ten Tec microphone
> Good morning,
> We've made an error in the way the microphone was designated on our
> website and literature - the 708 and 709 series microphones are
> omni-directionals. Everywhere I've looked, it says "uni-directional"
> except on the base of the production microphone itself, which reads
> (correctly) "omni-directional".
> The picture that reads uni-directional on the base of the microphone on
> our website is even wrong - that picture was taken (by me...) of an
> earlier prototype version of the 708 with a different element installed.
> We did not use a uni-directional in the 708.
> I'm going to fix the website later this morning. I'm not sure where the
> blame lies, but since I proofread both the website copy and the
> information sheet enclosed in the product box and took the picture on
> the website I suppose I get my share :-)
> Scott Robbins W4PA
> Peter Connors wrote:
>> Together with my excellent O2 I purchased an excellent Ten Tec 708A
>> unidirectional microphone which an informal test shows as indeed being a
>> cardioid or 'uni-directional' microphone. The Ten Tec website includes a
>> graphic at http://images.tentec.com/radio/products/708/708Base.png which
>> shows 'UNI-DIRECTIONAL' on the base yet *my* 708A contradicts this,
>> having 'OMNI-DIRECTIONAL' printed on it.
>> I am awaiting Ten Tec's verdict on this anomaly but I hope this proves
>> to be incredibly rare, like a postage stamp printed upside down and will
>> eventually be worth millions. Once a provisional valuation has been
>> established I will eventually consider bids which recognise the extreme
>> rarity of this article (dollars, pounds or euros accepted provided there
>> are enough 0s in the figure).
>> Pete, G4PLZ
>> Or I might just use it...
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