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AEA Microphones R84A Bidirectional Big Ribbon Active Studio Microphonetrue true
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AEA Microphones R84A Bidirectional Big Ribbon Active Studio Microphone$1,349.00
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Pill-shaped studio ribbon mic.
Proximity effect is a characteristic of all directional microphones; it is a rise in low-frequency response that increases at closer working distances. While this can be used to good effect, particularly with male voices to give them an enhanced richness and depth, the potential trade-off is reduced articulation or clarity that can result from the masking effect on the treble due to “excessive” bass boost. The proximity on this mic effect begins at six feet (1.8 M) and can become huge. The RCA 44 was developed when studios were larger and mics were rarely used close up. The R84a has a more moderate proximity effect, better suited for closer use in contemporary studios. Designed to accommodate distant and medium miking duties, exhibits a flat frequency response when placed 3 feet (1 meter) away from the source.
- Broad, warm and musically complex
- Versatile; use it on almost anything
- Integrally battles studio bleed
- Tamped down but still present proximity effect
This will be a centerpiece of your studio. Order today.
R84A Bidirectional Big Ribbon Active Studio Microphone Specifications:
- Operating Principle: Pressure gradient transducer
- Directional Pattern: Bidirectional
- Frequency Range: <20 Hz to >20 kHz
- Maximum SPL: 141 + dB SPL (1% third harmonic > 1 kHz)
- Sensitivity: 6.3 mV/Pa (-44 dBv/Pa) into unloaded circuit
- Output Impedance: 92 Ω broadband
- Recommended Load Impedance: 1.0K Ω or greater
- Phantom Power: P48 phantom power, 7 mA
- Polarity: Pin 2 high for positive pressure on front of
- Polar Response: Native bidirectional, figure-of-8 pattern
- Horizontal: Up to 90 dB rejection at right angles to the
- front/back axis.
- Vertical: Level changes with angle of incidence, but frequency response is consistent.
- Transducer Element Material: Pure aluminum corrugated ribbon
- Thickness: 1.8 μm
- Width: 0.185 in (4.7 mm)
- Length: 2.35 in (59.7 mm)
- Microphone Dimensions
- Height: 11.6 in (29.5 cm)
- Width: 3.9 in (9.9 cm)
- Depth: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
- Weight with cable: 3 lb (1.36 kg)
- Shipping Weight: 4 lb (1.8 kg)
- Connector: XLR-3M
- Accessories Included: Vertical softcase, user manual, captive 10 ft. (3 meter) output cable with XLR-3M connector
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 5 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.