Good morning - love this series, I have always been under the impression that a XY microphone pattern, has the 2 mics on top of each other with the capsules overlapping? This is what I have been taught.
What kind of mic's are you all using for onsite/concert recordings? I primarily use a balanced pair of Telefunken ELA-M60's (Cardoid caps), this microphone body has removable capsule feature and you are provided an Omni, hyper cap in the set up w/ a tube amp.
From the Rode website:
The X-Y technique consists of two identical cardioid microphones, placed on