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V4 Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern FET Condenser Microphone

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Designed to be a versatile, reliable, professional recording tool.

The Vanguard V4 is a large-diaphragm multi-pattern FET condenser microphone. Lovingly crafted by experts over two years, it is designed to be a versatile, reliable, professional recording tool that exceeds the usual “bang-for-your-buck” curve. With an acclaimed edge-terminated ultra-thin custom-voiced capsule, a pad/rolloff option, primo cryogenically treated components, and a solid shockmount, the V4 is made to be your go-to workhorse microphone at a price that won’t break your piggy bank.


  • Custom-voiced, edge-terminated 34 mm dual-capsule assembly with 3μm gold-sputtered
  • Mylar diaphragms
  • 3 selectable polar patterns –Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
  • 10dB/100Hz Rolloff
  • Electronically-balanced solid-state circuitry loaded with premium-grade components
  • Ultra-low-noise JFET design
  • Deep-cycle cryogenic treatment of critical signal and power path components

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V4 Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern FET Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Transducer Type: Condenser
  • Capsule Size: 1.34′′ / 34 mm (dual-capsule)
  • Diaphragm Size: 1.04′′ / 26.4 mm
  • Capsule Diaphragm Thickness: 3μm
  • Electronics Type: Solid-state, electronically balanced output
  • Output Impedance: 200 ohm
  • Max SPL: appx. 135dB (145dB with pad)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Equivalent Noise Level: <=14dB
  • A (A-weighted) Sensitivity: TBA
  • Output Connector: Male XLR 5-pin, gold-plated
  • High-Pass/Rolloff Switch: 120Hz (either/or with pad)
  • Attenuation/Pad Switch: -10dB (either/or with rolloff)
  • Finish: Polished nickel trim / High-gloss Pinot Noir
  • Microphone Weight: 0.83 lb. / 0.38 kg.
  • Weight (in case): 5.63 lb. / 2.56 kg.
  • Microphone dimensions: 7.25" long, 1.8′′ diameter / 184 mm long, 46 mm diameter
  • Case dimensions (LxWxH): 12′′L x 11′′W x 5.75′′H / 305 mm x 280 mm x 146 mm
  • Voltage Requirement: Phantom Power (+48V ideal)
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