New Manley Labs Reference Silver Microphone, American Built Capsule
Taking inspiration from the fabled Sony C-37A, Manley Labs introduces the Manley Reference Silver Microphone.
Featuring an American built capsule by David Josephson and a Manley designed circuit, this microphone has a warm and rich tone.
The Manley Reference Silver Microphone offers a mechanical selector on the rear of the head basket that is switchable between cardioid and omni pick-up patterns. Boasting a mic grade 5670 vacuum tube, Manley IRON® transformers, and a low-noise switch mode power supply, the Manley Reference Silver Microphone is a studio workhorse.
This microphone is at home in-front of instruments that range from female vocalists, to saxophones, from drum overheads to banjos. Use the Manley Reference Silver Microphone where you might be thinking about a ribbon, and use it with confidence!
"The sound of the Reference Silver can best be summed up as ultra-smooth and rich yet crystal clear. Its top end, while quite detailed, has a beautiful roundness to it...it retains a great dimensionality."
- Paul Vnuk Jr, Recording Magazine -
- Condenser Microphone Transducer
- USA Hand Made Capsule by Josephson Audio
- Capsule is based on the Vintage Sony C-37A
- Single-Sided Large Diaphragm Capsule
- 5 Micron Evaporated Gold Diaphragm
- Dual Pattern Cardioid or Omni Directional
- Adjustable Vent on the Backplate Changes the Pattern
- 5670 Internal Vacuum Tube Head Amplifier
- Constant Current Source for Tube Minimizes Noise and Tube Selection
- Hand Wound Nickel Core Manley Iron Output Transformer
- Custom Designed Outboard Switched Mode PSU
- Supplied with Manley X-Cradle Suspension
Specifications subject to change because they just might.
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