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Blue Bottle Rocket Stage One Condenser Microphone

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Overview

The innovative mic system with up to nine interchangeable capsules.

The Blue Bottle Rocket Stage One is a condenser microphone that uses interchangeable capsules, including the 9 vintage lollipop-style Blue Bottle Caps. The Class-A discrete solid state Blue microphone has a bayonet-mounting system for unlimited flexibility, and a wide variety of tonal characteristics and pickup patterns-all in one mic.

Precision-designed and hand-assembled, the Bottle Rocket Stage One mic is crafted for a lifetime of use. Compared to similar microphones, the Blue Stage One has a very low self noise specification (<7.5dB) and a very high output level (+12dBV), making it a perfect choice for today's high sample rate/deep word length digital platforms.

Instead of integrated circuit chip, the Blue Stage One microphone employs a transformerless Class A discrete amplifier circuit to ensure the most accurate and noise-free signal possible with minimal distortion and coloration. The Bottle Rocket Stage One is an ideal microphone for recording virtually any sound source. In addition to the microphone, the Bottle Rocket Stage One also includes Blue's high-definition 20-AWG mic cable and custom spider shockmount.


Add the Stage One to the cart and experience the tonal quality and versatility of the Bottle Cap capsules.

Specs

Bottle Rocket Stage One Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Acoustical operating principal: Pressure gradient or pure pressure (depending on capsule)
  • Directional pattern: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure of 8 (depending on capsule)
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Sensitivity (1kHz into 2.5kOhm): 27mV/Pa (±10mV depending on capsule)
  • Rated impedance: 50 ohm
  • Rated load impedance: No less than 1kOhm
  • Nose level a-weighted (IEC 651): No more than 7.5dBV-14dBV (depending on capsule)
  • Max output (1% THD into 2.5kOhm): +12dBV = 3.1 Vrms
  • Max SPL (1.0% THD into 2.5kOhm): 138 dB
  • Dynamic range (2.5kOhm load): 130dB
  • Supply voltage (IEC 268-15): +48V phantom power (+35V minimum)
  • Current draw: (typical AI+48V): 1.8mA
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