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The Cascade Victor ribbon microphone features a 2 7/16" long ribbon of aluminum suspended in the field of a strong permanent magnet. When the ribbon is exposed to sound it vibrates within the magnetic field and a tiny current is induced in the ribbon. This current is amplified to produce sound. What makes ribbon microphones so incredibly sensitive and accurate is that the signal comes directly from the material that senses the sound; nothing is lost in translation. The result is the most intimate, warm, and articulate sound produced by any type of microphone. Ribbon microphones are an excellent choice for recording guitar cabinets, drum overheads and vocals.Cascade Victor Specifications Type: Ribbon (velocity) Microphone Ribbon type & Dimensions: 99% Pure aluminum, 2.5 micron, 2 7/16" (L) X 3/16" (W) Polar pattern: Figure 8 Symmetrical design Sensitivity: -56.8 dB (1.4 mV/Pa) Increased off-axis high-frequency response on sides Ideal for stereo microphone setups Internal shockmount construction 165dB SPL capability Connector: 3-Pin male XLR Size: 2 13/16" (O.D. grill),* 2 5/8" (O.D. body); Overall length 7 1/2" Cascade Victor Includes Victor Long Ribbon Microphone Aluminum case Premium mounting yoke Quality soft padded carrying case Micro-fiber cleaning cloth Specifications and typical measurement report


Best Vocal Mic for under $600

...all for only $400-500...both of these work well on female pop vocals... ...on the other end of the spectrum there's the Cascade Victor ribbon (with optional Lundahl transformer)...for a very smooth, oldschool vibe...I'm currently tracking with all three of these mics for a very talented female vocalist's new project... ...let the search function be your friend... ...btw,...

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Miktek CV4, Telefunken CU-29 or Mojave Audio MA-300??

...CM12... Stellar Microphones - Home ...for great value in a long-ribbon mic (excellent for vocals, acoustic instruments and overhead duty) consider the Cascade Victor ($169)...Cascade modifies it's ribbon mics by removing inner headbasket mesh, upgrading wiring, and QC'ing the mic's 2.5um ribbon-tension...this is a passive ribbon, so you can combine it with an inline preamp/impedence booster...

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Ribbon Mic Purchase Advice

Yes, as far as I know, RB500, NHA LRM-1, Cascade Victor, Golden Age R1, Nady RSM-2, Apex 205, Auna HRM-2 and a couple of others are all variations of the Alctron HRM-1. While possibly not exactly the same, they are at least more similar than the price differences might suggest... Keep in mind that...

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