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  • R122V

    Royer Labs R-122V Vacuum Tube Ribbon Microphone

    The R-122V by Royer Labs is a vacuum tube mono ribbon microphone with a natural figure-8 polar pattern, designed for studio recording. A detailed and beautiful sounding mic, the R-122V excels in any context recording orchestral music and instruments. The R-122V has a vacuum tube that is driven by its included power supply, that offers a high output to the mic-pre. The R-122V ships with a carry case, elegant wooden microphone case, PSU & cable.

      • Royer Labs R-122V Features:

        Vacuum tube electronics provide high output capability, optimal impedance to the ribbon element and low output impedance
        Extremely low self-noise
        Eperates from a dedicated power supply
        High SPL capabilities for electric guitar and percussion instruments
        Absence of high-frequency peaks, "ringing" and phase shifts
        Ribbon element unaffected by impedance/load, heat or humidity
        Very low magnetic leakage
        Equal sensitivity from front or back of element
        Consistent frequency response regardless of distance
        Rear side of mic records slightly brighter when three feet or closer to sound source

        Orchestral miking, close and distant
        Strings - solo & sections
        Acoustic Piano, Harp, etc.
        Electric Guitar
        Acoustic Guitar
        Vocals, Commercial Broadcast, Voice Over
        Brass, Horn Sections
        Drum Overheads, Room Miking
        Percussion Instruments
      • Royer Labs R-122V Specifications:

        Acoustic Operating Principle: Electrodynamic pressure gradient with vacuum tube electronics.
        Vacuum Tube: JAN mil-spec 5840W pentode wired in triode configuration
        Polar Pattern: Figure-8
        Generating Element: 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon
        Magnets: Rare Earth Neodymium
        Frequency Response: 30 -15,000 Hz +/- 3dB
        Sensitivity: -36 dB (re. 1v/pa +/- 1 dB)
        Self-Noise: < 18 dB
        Output Impedance: 200 Ohms, balanced
        Rated Load Impedance: 1 K-Ohm
        Maximum SPL: >135dB SPL @ 20 Hz
        Power Requirements: Plate supply: 135 VDC @2ma, Filament supply: 6 VDC@ 150ma from dedicated power supply.
        Dimensions: 206mm L, 25mm W (8 1/8 " L, 1" W).
        Weight: 300g (10.9 oz )
        Finish: Dull Satin Nickel/Matte Black Chrome optional
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