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Pencil-style condenser, ideal for instruments.
Introducing the sE5, sE Electronics' newest small-diaphragm condenser microphone. Based on its predecessor, the sE4, the sE5 has been redesigned from the capsule right through to the chassis. sE5 sets the new standard for small diaphragm microphones at its price, and is perfect for studio and live use.
The sE5 improves upon the high-quality performance of the sE4 with a smooth, full-range frequency response and excellent transient handling. It is the perfect choice for recording drums, percussion, pianos and any stringed acoustic instrument.
Finished in matte black, the sE5 features a cardioid polar pattern, 100Hz bass cut and -10/-20db pad switches. It also includes a custom shock mount so you're ready to capture high quality recordings straight out of the box.
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The sE5's cardioid polar pattern delivers a clean and smooth on-axis response, with off-axis rejection that's essential when recording the source instrument in-situ among unwanted noise sources such as other instruments or room ambience.
100Hz Bass Cut
The sE5's 100Hz bass cut can be applied to decrease the level of proximity effect, which is typical behaviour in cardioid pattern microphones if placed very close to the sound source, or to isolate from low frequency rumble from other sources.
The two pad switches can be used if you're recording a very ˜hot' or loud signal. For miking up loud sound sources such as drums or a guitar cabinet, the -10dB or -20dB settings will reduce the level output from the microphone to the connected microphone preamp, ensuring a high quality signal is delivered.
Matte Black Finish
The matte black finish minimises the level of attention drawn to the microphone when used on stage or in the studio, allowing it to blend into the background.
Includes Custom sE5 Shock Mount
Every sE5 includes a custom-designed shock mount in the box, which is essential in use to reduce the unwanted effects of vibration or knocks to the supporting microphone stand.
Directional pattern: Cardioid
Frequency range: 20Hz - 20kHz ¢ Sensitivity: -34dBV/ Pa
Rated impedance: 200 ohms
Equivalent noise level: 14 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio: 80 dB
Maximum SPL: 170 dB
Supply voltage: 48V
Put this compact condenser in your studio today!
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- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
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