Mojave Audio MA-1000 DS
Signature Series multi-pattern large diaphragm tube condenser, Desert Sand
Drawing inspiration from some of yesterday's most revered microphones, TECHNICAL GRAMMY® Award-Winning microphone designer David Royer has created a thoroughly modern tube microphone that features an original new old-stock 5840 tube, 251-style capsule, and custom designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics. The result A sweet, airy top end, "you-are-there" realism in the mids and an accurate yet authoritative bottom end.
The Signature Series has been exhaustively field tested against microphones often costing $20K or more - universally evoking the same "Wow" response usually reserved for only the most prized vintage mics. Push up the fader and say "Ahhh!" With performance, reliability, and quality like this, we are sure you'll agree that Mojave's new Signature Series microphone is a New American Classic.
Original new old-stock 5840 tube251-style capsuleCustom designed transformer by Coast MagneticsRemotely controlled, continuously variable polarpattern selector, located on power supplySwitchable 15dB padSwitchable Bass Roll-offInternal switchable power supply voltageAmerican Classic DesignComes with Sling-Shock® licenced from Royer LabsPremium Cable made with Mogami Cableand Neutrik connectors
TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized, pressure gradient capacitor - double diaphragm.
DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3-microns
POLAR PATTERN: Continuously variable from omnidirectional to figure-eight.
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz to 20KHz 3 dB
SENSITIVITY: Omni -37.5 dB, Cardioid -36.0 dB, Figure-8 -34.0 dB re. 1V/pa
MAXIMUM SPL: 120 dB with pad off, 135 dB with pad on.
DISTORTION: < 1% @ 117 dB SPL , < 3% @ 125 dB SPL with pad off
< 1% @ 132 dB SPL, < 3% @ 140 dB SPL with pad on
SELF NOISE: 14dB nominal, not to exceed 16dB (A weighted)
PAD: 15 dB
BASS CUT: 6 dB per octave below 100 hertz.
POWER REQUIREMENT: 6 VDC @ 150 mA. 125 VDC @ .7 mA
(from dedicated power supply)
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
Carrying case with microphone, power supply, shock mount and cables: 13 lbs. (5.9Kg)
Microphone: 7 5/8" X 2" (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)
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Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms
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