When a small, lightweight, inconspicuous microphone for top-quality recordings or measurements is required, the compact design and clean, transparent sound of this versatile mic is the perfect choice.
It features an extremely linear on-axis response in an extended frequency range from 10 Hz to 40 kHz (±2 dB). This mic is also popular with musicians for close-miking instruments such as drums, percussion, double bass, trumpet and piano. This microphone is also suitable for a wide range of applications from AB stereo pair to measurement requirements.
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This high-performance condenser omni mic has an unbeatable dynamic range of 124 dB from the noise floor to 1% THD. It is capable of handling up to 160 dB SPL peak before clipping occurs.
It has, through its total acoustical transparency and ultra-high SPL handling capability, gained a reputation as being the first choice for picking up drums, percussion and brass instruments, whenever a natural and non-distorted result is paramount.
Due to its linear qualities and perfect omnidirectionality, it is also used as reference microphone in both microphone comparisons and acoustic test equipment.