Figure-Eight Ribbon Microphone


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  • An accurate reproduction of the original RCA RibbonMic
  • Uses the same ribbon material as the original
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  • An accurate reproduction of the original RCA RibbonMic
  • Uses the same ribbon material as the original
  • Built to the highest studio standards possible
  • A single diaphragm Figure 8 ribbon microphone
  • 90dB down broadband at 90 degrees
  • Custom AEA Transformer
  • High SPL capability, max level is 140dB plus above200Hz
  • Low Self Noise
  • Consistent polar response
  • Operable in high humidity environments
  • Sounds equal to or better than the original RCA 44


  • Frequency Response: Below 30 Hz to above 20 kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 140 + dB SPL above 200Hz for 1% thirdharmonic
  • Output Sensitivity: 2.25 mV / Pa into unloadedcircuit
  • Output Impedance: 270 ohms broadband
  • Recommended Load: 1.2 K ohm or greater
  • Powering: Not required or recommended
  • Polarity: Pin 2 high for positive pressure on thefront of the microphone.
  • Connector: XLR-3M wired to a 2 meter captive cable
  • Polar Pattern: Native bi-directional pattern
  • Horizontal: Level changes with angle, frequencyresponse is consistent,
  • –90 dB null at 90 / 270 degrees
  • Vertical: Level changes with angle, reduced HFresponse above and
  • below 0 / 180 degree axis, null at 90 / 270 degrees
  • Ribbon Thickness: 1.8 microns ( .0000018 meter ) ofpure aluminum
  • Ribbon Width: 4.7 mm
  • Ribbon Length: 59.7 mm

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