Rentals - MICROPHONES

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Microphones - CONDENSER

AKG C12A Condenser Microphone

AKG C12A CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C12A Condenser Microphone is a classic multi-pattern vacuum tube mic that is excellent for vocals and a variety of instruments.

AKG C12 VR STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C12 VR STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C12 VR is the reference multi-pattern tube studio condenser microphone with nine polar patterns selectable by remote control; designed for lead vocals, brass instruments, and electric guitars.

AKG C24 STEREO STUDIO TUBE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C24 STEREO STUDIO TUBE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C24 stereo vacuum tube studio microphone is the optimal choice for all stereo applications whether voice or instrument; multi-pattern.

AKG C409 MINIATURE CLIP-ON CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C409 MINIATURE CLIP-ON CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C409 is a hypercardioid electret condenser microphone that clips onto the bell of instruments such as trumpets or saxophones; also a miniature drum mic, frequency response is 20Hz ~ 20kHz.

AKG C414EB CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C414EB CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The versatile AKG C414EB classic large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser microphone is an excellent all-purpose mic for vocals and acoustic instruments.

AKG C414 XLS MULTI-PATTERN CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C414 XLS MULTI-PATTERN CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C414 XLS multi-pattern condenser microphone is a versatile choice for vocals and instruments in studio and onstage; nine selectable polar patterns.

AKG C414 B-ULS CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C414 B-ULS CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C414 B-ULS is the classic large-diaphragm reference microphone of choice for vocals and percussions or any sound sources with complex waveforms; four selectable polar patterns.

AKG C420 HEADSET CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C420 HEADSET CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C420 Headset Condenser Microphone provides full frequency-response and is the perfect choice for vocal applications that require hands-free performance capabilities.

AKG C-426B STEREO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C-426B STEREO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C426B Stereo Condenser Microphone is designed for coincident recording making it a perfect choice for single-point stereo recording applications such as drum overheads or staged vocal recordings.

AKG C451 / C452 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C451 / C452 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C451 and AKG C452 Condenser Microphones are an optimal choice anywhere excellent sound recording is required; choice of omni or cardioid head. The C452 requires p48.

AKG C460 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AKG C460 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The AKG C460 ULS Cardioid Condenser Microphone delivers optimal sound in all types of studio recording applications with choice of omni, cardioid, or hypercardioid heads.

ALTEC M11 MICROPHONE SYSTEM

ALTEC M11 MICROPHONE SYSTEM

The Altec M11 Microphone System featuring the Altec 21B Miniature Condenser Microphone on the 150A Base is a vintage omnidirectional tube condenser mic also referred to as the “coke-bottle” because of its shape.

ALTEC M20 “LIPSTIK” MICROPHONE

ALTEC M20 “LIPSTIK” MICROPHONE

The Altec M20 “Lipstik” Microphone is a vintage omnidirectional vacuum tube condenser microphone mounted in a rugged case no larger than a lipstick and originally promoted to be especially ideal for TV broadcast interviews.

AMERICAN D-22 OMNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

AMERICAN D-22 OMNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

The vintage American D-22 Omni-Directional Microphone was introduced in the 1950s as a sleek-looking alternative to bulkier mics of the day; used in studio recording, public address, and TV broadcast applications.

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT4033 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT4033 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audio-Technica AT4033 Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a large diaphragm and is a versatile studio classic - especially great with vocals and acoustic instruments.

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT4050 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT4050 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audio-Technica AT4050 Multi-Pattern Dual-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone is ideal for a variety of sound applications such as studio recording and live production.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA AT4051 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audio-Technica AT4051Condenser Cardioid Microphone is an optimal choice anywhere excellent sound recording is required.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA AT815ST CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The lightweight Audio-Technica AT815ST Stereo Shotgun Condenser Microphone is specially engineered for camera mount use and is excellent as a boom mic or audience mic.

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT831R LAVALIER MICROPHONE

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT831R LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The Audio-Technica AT831R is a Miniature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone optimally used an interview mic or acoustic instrument mic.

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT835 STEREO SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT835 STEREO SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

The lightweight Audio-Technica AT835 Stereo Shotgun Condenser Microphone is designed for camera mount use or is excellent as a boom mic or audience mic.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA AT853R CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The versatile Audio-Technica U835R Miniature Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a steel hanger for overhead installation making it perfect for orchestra or choir reinforcement and recording.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA AT857 GOOSENECK MICROPHONE

Our Audio-Technica AT857 14" Cardioid Condenser Gooseneck Microphone podium pak includes (2) cardioid gooseneck mics w/ flanges; designed for high quality professional recording and broadcasting.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA AT895 CONDENSER SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

The Audio-Technica AT895 Adaptive-Array Shotgun Microphone functions equally well for handheld interviews or long-range sound pickup in the field or in the studio; includes a Rycote Windshield.

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AUDIX CX112B CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audix CX112B Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone performs well in a variety of studio and live recording applications such as vocals, choir, percussion and electric guitars.

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AUDIX M1255 MINIATURE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audix M1255 Miniature Condenser Microphone is uniquely designed for a wide variety of studio and live broadcast applications such as hanging choir mic and conferencing or location recording.

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AUDIX SCX25A CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Audix SCX25A Studio Condenser Microphone is ideal for recording acoustic instruments such as pianos or choirs and orchestra sections; features a 1” cardioid condenser, available as matched pairs.

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B&K 4006 STUDIO MICROPHONE

The vintage B&K 4006 is a 16mm diameter pre-polarized condenser microphone specially designed for low-level applications making it ideal for general recordings of soloists and ensembles.

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B&K 4007 STUDIO MICROPHONE

The B&K 4007 is essentially a 12mm diameter version of the 4006 and is designed for handling very high SPL without distortion when recording percussion or plucked instruments; handles peak levels up to 168dB before clipping

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B&K 4011 CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The B&K 4011 Cardioid Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone is designed for vocal and instrument applications; is able to handle extremely high SPL without distortion and noise over a wide frequency range.

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BARCUS-BERRY PRO 4000 PLANAR WAVE SYSTEM

The Barcus-Berry Pro 4000 Planar Wave System is a condenser boundary microphone for recording piano and harp; is easily attached and removed to either side of the soundboard without tools.

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BEYERDYNAMIC MC 833 STEREO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic MC 833 Stereo Condenser Microphone is a superb general-purpose stereo condenser mic that offers true XY or MS recording.

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BEYERDYNAMIC MM1 MEASUREMENT MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic MM1 is an electret condenser measurement microphone with linear frequency response; omnidirectional polar pattern, calibrated open circuit voltage.

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BLUE BLUEBERRY STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Blue Blueberry Signature Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone is suited to a variety of applications from vocals and acoustic string instruments to bass recording; cardioid polar pattern, frequency response 20Hz - 20kHz.

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BRAUNER VM1 TUBE MICROPHONE

The Brauner VM1 Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone is an optimal choice for vocal and instrument recordings; the power supply allows infinite adjustments of directional characteristics as well as a 10dB reduction through a switchable attenuator.

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CHURCH U47 “CINEMIC” TUBE MICROPHONE

The Church U47 is the rare large diaphragm condenser vacuum tube mic built by Stanley Church at MGM using U47 components; a wonderful mic with the classic U47 sound for applications such as spoken word, instruments, and vocals.

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COUNTRYMAN E6 EARSET MICROPHONE

The Countryman E6 Earset Condenser Omnidirectional Microphone is a popular “headset” style microphone for a variety of live performance applications such as vocals, theater productions, & houses of worship.

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COUNTRYMAN ISOMAX HEADSET MICROPHONE

The Countryman Isomax Headset Cardioid Condenser Microphone for speech and vocal performances features a flexible boom for easy positioning and comfortably stays securely in place, even during dance-oriented performances.

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COUNTRYMAN B3 OMNIDIRECTIONAL LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Condenser Microphone is a miniature lavalier especially designed for public speaking, interviews, stage performances and film shoots; easy to hide, moisture resistant.

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CROWN AUDIO PCC160 BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

The Crown Audio PCC160 is a professional boundary layer microphone and an industry standard stage floor microphone designed for accurate pick up and signal reproduction on stages, conference tables, lecterns.

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CROWN AUDIO PZM BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

The Crown PZM Boundary Microphone is a pressure zone boundary mic designed for professional recording applications as varied as full orchestras to individual instruments to board room conference tables.

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CROWN AUDIO SASS-P STEREO PZM MICROPHONE

The Crown Audio SASS-P Stereo PZM Condenser Microphone features 2 Pressure Zone Microphones creating well-focused stereo imaging without a middle spectrum “gap”; ideal for classical-music recording, concerts, crowds, and theater.

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DPA 3523 STEREO MICROPHONE KIT

The DPA 3523 Stereo Microphone Kit includes a matched pair of DPA 4023 Cardioid Microphones with assorted mounting options and is ideal for piano or percussion instruments.

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DPA d:screet 4061 MICROPHONE

The DPA 4061 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone is typically used with wireless systems for theater and television productions; modular adapters accommodate most wireless systems or can be hardwired.

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DPA d:fine 4066F HEADSET MICROPHONE

The DPA 4066F Omnidirectional Headset Microphone is a popular choice for broadcasters and live stage performances; modular adapters accommodate most pro wireless systems, fully adjustable and humidity-resistant.

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DPA d:vote 4099 CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The DPA 4099 Mini Condenser Instrument Microphone was designed to capture great sound and still be diminutive in size; features a supercardioid pattern, available with many clip and mounting options eliminating the need for mic stands and boom arms.

DPA D:FINE CORE 4288 Headset Microphone

DPA D:FINE 4288 CORE DIRECTIONAL HEADSET MICROPHONE

The DPA D:FINE 4288 CORE Directional Flex Headset Microphone offers pristine audio quality with minimal visual impact and high SPL capabilities; the addition of CORE by DPA boosts mic performance, minimizes distortion and expands dynamic range.

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EARTHWORKS PM40 PIANOMIC SYSTEM

The telescoping bar of the Earthworks PM40 PianoMic System allows for piano miking without stands or booms and features two Random Incidence Omnidirectional 40kHz HD Microphones with a frequency response of 9 Hz to 40kHz.

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EARTHWORKS QTC50 OMNI MICROPHONE

The Earthworks QTC50 Omnidirectional Microphone is a very low noise mic and an excellent choice for drum overheads and wind and percussion instruments; a frequency response of 3Hz to 50kHz.

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EARTHWORKS TC30K OMNI MICROPHONE

The Earthworks TC30K Omni Microphone is designed for recording loud sources such as drums and percussion or amplified instruments and loud sound effects; ideal for a wide variety of instruments and vocals; frequency response 9Hz to 30kHz.

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M-AUDIO LUNA CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The M-Audio Luna Cardioid Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone features a transformer-coupled output and suits most normal studio and vocal applications delivering balance with minimal noise.

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M-AUDIO SOLARIS MULTI-PATTERN CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The M-Audio Solaris Large-Diaphragm FET Condenser Microphone features 3 polar patterns and is suited to most studio applications particularly spoken word recording, delivering good definition while minimizing sibilance.

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M-AUDIO SPUTNIK VACUUM TUBE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The M-Audio Sputnik Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone features a multi-pattern large-diaphragm and delivers the vivid classic sound of a vintage mic; 3 selectable polar patterns, switchable 10dB pad and 80Hz high-pass filter.

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MANLEY REFERENCE CARDIOID TUBE MICROPHONE

The Manley Reference Cardioid Tube Microphone promises “finished” sound right out of the box and is a modern pop music recording favorite; delivers rich tonal balance and liquidity for instruments and particularly vocals.

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MANLEY REFERENCE MONO GOLD MICROPHONE

The Manley Reference Gold Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone features a large 1” diaphragm and a continually variable pickup pattern control with the ability to dial in a desired proximity effect.

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NEUMANN GFM132 BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

The Neumann GFM132 Boundary Microphone features uniform frequency response for all angles of incidence and presence even when recording distant sound sources making it a problem-solver for special recording applications.

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NEUMANN KM56 TUBE MICROPHONE

The Neumann KM56 Miniature Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone features a rotating pattern selector at the base and is ideal for recording vocals as well as overheads and acoustic instruments.

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NEUMANN KM 64 TUBE MICROPHONE

The vintage Neumann KM 64 Miniature Condenser Tube Microphone was originally designed for unobtrusive use in film and television studios but its ability to deliver a very transparent sound makes it an excellent choice for recording acoustic instruments.

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Neumann KM 84 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The vintage Neumann KM 84 Cardioid Condenser Microphone was the first phantom-powered microphone and specially designed to be unobtrusive; remains a favorite mic for all studio applications, particularly for drum overheads.

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Neumann KM 86 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

The vintage Neumann KM 86 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone uses 2 KK84 capsules mounted back to back and offers Cardioid, Omnidirectional, or figure-of-8 polar patterns.

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Neumann KM 88 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

The vintage Neumann KM 88 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone was designed to provide multi-patterns in a diminutive size without sacrificing the ability to produce an especially brilliant sound quality.

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Neumann KM 184 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Neumann KM 184 Condenser Microphone has a 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response and provides flexibility for use in a wide range of recording applications, particularly for high volume situations.

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Neumann KMR 81i Shotgun Microphone

The Neumann KMR 81i Shotgun Microphone was specifically designed for broadcast and film applications but is also well suited to record individual instruments or sections of an orchestra.

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Neumann KMR 82i Long Shotgun Microphone

The Neumann KMR 82i Long Shotgun Microphone is designed for multiple recording applications where long reach and super-directional features are crucial, such as in television and theater production, broadcast news, sports, and orchestra recording.

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Neumann KMS 105 Condenser Microphone

The Neumann KMS 105 Condenser Vocal Microphone is uniquely designed to provide a high vocal sound quality in live stage settings particularly with jazz or acoustic styles where the vocalist is highlighted.

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Neumann KU 100 Binaural Dummy Head Microphone

The Neumann KU 100 Binaural Dummy Head Microphone is a system that resembles the human head and implements two microphone capsules in the ears in order to replicate human hearing; its purpose is to achieve authentic true-to-life stereo imagery and field perception.

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NEUMANN M 49 TUBE CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The versatile Neumann M 49 Multi-Pattern Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone provides excellent results in the most challenging acoustic recording conditions.

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Neumann M 50b Tube Condenser Microphone

The Neumann M 50b Omnidirectional Tube Condenser Microphone is based on the chassis and amplifier of the multi-pattern Neumann M 49; the primary difference between the two was the innovative capsule used in the M 50.

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Neumann M 147 Tube Condenser Microphone

The Neumann M 147 Cardioid Tube Condenser Microphone features the K 47 dual diaphragm capsule inherited from the legendary U 47 making it especially well-suited as a vocal mic and a spot mic for all types of musical instruments.

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Neumann M 149 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone

The versatile Neumann M 149 Multi-Pattern Tube Microphone is an ideal choice for recording applications such as vocals and all types of instruments; it features a variable dual-diaphragm and the K 49 capsule inherited from the legendary U 47.

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Neumann RSM 190 Condenser Microphone

The Neumann RSM 190 Condenser Shotgun Stereo Microphone features a high directivity index for stereo sound applications and is ideal for recording environments with high ambient noise levels such as recording dialogue at a news gathering outdoors. "MS" or "XY" pattern.

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Neumann TLM 49 Condenser Microphone

The Neumann TLM 49 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a design inspired by the legendary M 49 and delivers a warm sound making it an ideal choice for vocal applications.

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Neumann TLM 103 Condenser Microphone

The Neumann TLM 103 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone features an acoustically well-balanced capsule that is derived from the legendary U 87 and provides ideal sound quality in practically all recording applications.

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Neumann TLM 170 R Condenser Microphone

The Neumann TLM 170 R Condenser Microphone features a large diaphragm with multiple patterns and delivers a very transparent sound making it ideal for vocal applications such as an announcers mic or close miking of instruments.

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Neumann TLM 193 Condenser Microphone

The Neumann TLM 193 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a large dynamic range and wide frequency response and is able to reproduce subtle nuances of vocals and music performances without coloration.

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Neumann U 47 Vacuum Tube Microphone

The legendary Neumann U 47 Multi-Directional Vacuum Tube Microphone features clear distortion-free sound and sensitive reproduction making it a studio standard for all broadcasting and recording applications.

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Neumann U 47 FET Condenser Microphone

The Neumann U 47 FET Cardioid Condenser Microphone is a versatile studio microphone created in the tradition of the legendary U 47 but combining its acoustic properties with the most up-to-date amplifier technology; a great mic for soloists and for recording nearly any instrument.

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Neumann U 67 Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone

The Neumann U 67 Vacuum Tube Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a multi-pattern large-diaphragm and is a studio standard for all broadcasting and recording applications; it was designed to replace the U 47 Tube Mic.

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Neumann U 87 and U 87A Condenser Microphone

The Neumann U 87 and U 87A Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphones each feature a large diaphragm and 3 polar patterns and are ideally used to record orchestras, single instruments, vocals and for spoken word.

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Neumann U 89 i Condenser Microphone

The Neumann U 89 i Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone is similar in appearance to the U 87 but features five instead of three directional characteristics and a higher maximum SPL; a studio microphone for universal applications.

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QUE AUDIO Q 210 HYBRID SHOTGUN MICROPHONE KIT

The Que Audio Q 210 Hybrid Shotgun Microphone Kit provides accessories for run and gun shooting and location booming with the flexibility to easily switch between prosumer gear that utilize a 3.5mm mic input and pro video cameras mixers with XLR connectors.

RCA BK-4A Starmaker Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

RCA BK-4A STARMAKER MICROPHONE

The slender and easily concealed RCA BK-4A Starmaker Microphone was especially designed for television or live performance applications and features an extremely wide frequency range and high sensitivity making it suitable for music and voice recording.

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RODE NT-1 CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The RODE NT-1 1” Cardioid Condenser Microphone features the HF6 capsule and is designed to provide detailed midrange response with smooth highs and warm bass; can operate from phantom power in the 24V to 48V range.

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RODE NT1000 STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Rode NT1000 1” Studio Condenser Microphone features the HF2 capsule and cardioid polar pattern with full frequency response and delivers exceptional performance when recording both vocals and instruments such as grand piano and drum overheads.

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SANKEN COS-11 LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The Sanken COS-11 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone features a maximum SPL rating of 136dB with a wide frequency response and is ideal for recording vocals and instruments in professional broadcast or theatrical and performance applications; various colors and accessories.

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SANKEN CS-3E SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

The Sanken CS-3E Shotgun Microphone features high super-cardioid directivity and is an exceptional location and studio shotgun mic for both camera or boom mounting applications; with Rycote windshield.

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SANKEN CUB-01GY BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

The Sanken CUB-01GY Boundary Microphone features a square-shaped cardioid capsule that enlarges the area of the diaphragm resulting in a full-bodied sound quality synonymous with large diaphragm condenser mics; ideal for recording applications such as conferences and boardrooms, news broadcasts, films.

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SCHERTLER DYN-P-P48 PIANO MIC

The Schertler DYN-P-P48 fully balanced active dynamic contact microphone is specially designed to reproduce the wide frequency range and complex sound qualities of the piano; suitable for use with both upright and grand pianos.

Schoeps CMC6-U and Schoeps MK41 at Hollywood Sound Systems

Schoeps CMC6-U and Schoeps MK41 - Stereo Set

The Schoeps Colette Series Stereo Set includes 2 matched Schoeps CMC6-U analog mic amplifiers, 2 Schoeps MK41 Capsules, SG 20 stand adapters, and windscreens; well-known for flat frequency response, extremely low noise, and highly consistent directionality through its frequency range - preferred for music and speech, and film sound recording.

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Schoeps CMC52/62 / 521/621

Condenser, omnidirectional or wide cardioid, 48v

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Schoeps CMC54/64 / 541/641

Condenser, cardioid or hypercardioid, 48v

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SCHOEPS BLM 3 BOUNDARY MICROPHONE

The Schoeps BLM 3 Boundary Layer Microphone captures audio in critical applications such as film and stage sound pickup recording; also suited for orchestra pits and special public address applications; features high signal-to-noise ratio and excellent reproduction of low frequencies.

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Schoeps / Telefunken ELA M 201

Tube condenser mic Omni and Cardioid patterns.

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SENNHEISER MKE 2 LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MKE 2 Omnidirectional Clip-On Lavalier Microphone features a wide frequency and high sensitivity response and is a top choice to use with wireless microphone systems for stage performances, video and film shoots.

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SENNHEISER MKE 40 LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The classic Sennheiser MKE 40 Cardioid Clip-On Lavalier Microphone features pronounced directivity with excellent speech intelligibility and high feedback rejection and is ideal for both vocal and instrument recording applications; outstanding bass reproduction.

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SENNHEISER MKH 40 CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MKH 40 Cardioid Condenser Microphone features extremely low distortion with exceptionally balanced sound and is ideal for instrumental groups and speech applications; a versatile main microphone for acoustically imperfect rooms, switchable roll-off filter compensates for proximity effects.

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SENNHEISER MKH 50 SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MKH 50 Shotgun Condenser Microphone features a super-cardioid pick-up pattern and switchable roll-off filter and is a short shotgun designed for spot capturing in recording and sound reinforcement applications such as vocals and instruments.

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Sennheiser MKH 60 Condenser Shotgun Microphone

The Sennheiser MKH 60 Condenser Shotgun Microphone is highly sensitive with a very narrow pattern; the frequency response is 50 Hz to 20 kHz. Requires P48.

Sennheiser MKH-70 Long Shotgun Microphone

SENNHEISER MKH-70 Shotgun Microphone

The Sennheiser MKH-70 lightweight long shotgun microphone provides excellent directivity and is particularly suited to recording applications with high background noise and distance mic placement; features very low inherent self-noise, switchable pre-attenuation; frequency independent directivity prevents sound coloration from off-axis sound sources.

Sennheiser MKH416 (P48) Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone

Sennheiser MKH416 (P48) Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone

The Sennheiser MKH416 is a short shotgun condenser microphone with excellent directivity in a compact design, featuring high consonant articulation and feedback rejection; ideal for general use in film, radio and television, especially for outdoor broadcast environments. Super-cardioid/lobar polar pattern, very low inherent self-noise, 48v.

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Sennheiser MKH815/816T

Condenser, long shotgun, T Power

Sennheiser MKH 8050 Condenser Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Sennheiser MKH 8050 Condenser Microphone

The Sennheiser MKH 8050 is a super-cardioid condenser microphone with a balanced frequency response within the pick-up pattern for absolute acoustical separation of instruments - making it perfect for recording soloists, large instruments such as grand pianos, and orchestras.

Sennheiser MKH-8090 Compact Wide Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Sennheiser MKH-8090 Compact Wide Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Sennheiser MKH-8090 is a high-end RF condenser microphone with a wide cardioid pick-up pattern and features low inherent self-noise, handles high sound pressure levels without distortion, and has a high resistance to adverse climatic conditions; wide frequency response 30 to 50.000 Hz.

Shure Beta 87A Condenser Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Beta 87A Condenser Microphone

The Shure Beta 87A Condenser Microphone features high SPL capability and controlled low-frequency roll-off to compensate for proximity effect - an extremely popular vocal microphone that provides warm, accurate sound.

Shure Beta 91 Boundary Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Beta 91 Boundary Microphone

The Shure Beta 91 is a detachable-capsule boundary microphone intended for use inside a kick drum; it uses mic capsules from the Beta 98 - the RPM108 cardioid capsule provides a half-cardioid response in the Beta 91.

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Shure Beta 98D Mini-Condenser Microphone

The Shure Beta 98D Miniature Condenser Microphone is a supercardioid snare and tom mic that delivers a tailored frequency response and high gain-before-feedback; consists of an A98 Drum Mount; frequency range 20Hz to 20kHz.

Shure KSM9 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Microphone

Shure KSM9 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Microphone

The Shure KSM9 Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a dual diaphragm and switchable polar patterns - supercardioid and cardioid - to deliver precise vocal reproduction; full-range frequency response (50Hz to 20kHz).

The Shure KSM32 Cardiod Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Shure KSM32 Cardioid Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The Shure KSM32 Cardioid Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone features an extended frequency response and smooth neutral sound reproduction with full character for highly critical studio recording and live sound applications.

The Shure KSM44A Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

Shure KSM44A Multi-Pattern Dual Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The Shure KSM44A is a premium large-diaphragm condenser microphone with multiple polar pattern options (cardioid, omnidirectional, bidirectional) and features an externally biased dual 1-inch diaphragm and extensive internal pop filtering.

Shure KSM137 Cardiod Condenser Microphone

Shure KSM137 Cardiod Condenser Microphone

The Shure KSM137 Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a single-cardioid polar pattern and can withstand extremely high sound pressure levels; its low self-noise and extended frequency response make it ideal for recording instruments ranging from percussion to wind, strings to bass, and piano to guitar.

Shure MX412D/C Desktop-Mounted Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure MX412D/C Desktop-Mounted Microphone

The Shure MX412D/C Desktop-Mounted 12" Cardioid Gooseneck Condenser Microphone features an attached XLR preamp, shock and flange mount, and is designed for easy replacement; available in cardioid, super-cardioid, and omnidirectional polar patterns, the interchangeable cartridges offer wide frequency response and accurate sound reproduction for a wide variety of applications.

Shure SM-61 Dynamic Microphone

Shure SM-61 Dynamic Microphone

The Shure SM-61 Omnidirectional Dynamic Microphone features a built-in breath and pop filter making it virtually insensitive to wind, pop, and handling noise - and is an excellent choice for applications ranging from broadcast interviews to onstage and television hand-held use.

Shure SM81 Condenser Microphone

Shure SM-81

The Shure SM81 is a high-quality, unidirectional condenser microphone featuring a wide frequency response, low noise characteristics, and low RF susceptibility; a standard for recording acoustic instruments such as guitar, piano, and cymbals, and designed for studio recording, broadcasting, and sound reinforcement.

Shure SM-98-A Miniature Condenser Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-98-A Miniature Condenser Microphone

The Shure SM-98-A Miniature Condenser Microphone features a cardioid pickup pattern with smooth wide frequency response from 40-20,000 Hz and is designed for wired applications; well-suited for a musical instrument pickup, for example, a particular instrument in an ensemble or orchestra.

Shure WB98H/C Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure WB98H/C Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Shure WB98H/C is a premium cardioid condenser instrument microphone that clamps onto the bell of wind instruments or onto the rim of percussion instruments - features high-gain-before-feedback and rejection of unwanted noise, tailored frequency response for studio quality, and a wide dynamic range for high-SPL.

Sony C-37A Tube Condenser Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Sony C-37A Tube Condenser Microphone

The Sony C-37A is a multi-pattern tube condenser microphone featuring an innovative mechanical control behind the capsule for polar pattern adjustment and multiple EQ settings on the power supply; the C-37A remains a highly revered microphone in recording studios worldwide for a variety of recording applications.

Sony C38B Condenser Microphone

Sony C38B Condenser Microphone

The Sony C38B is a large-diaphragm condenser studio microphone with dual switchable omnidirectional and unidirectional polar patterns - ideal for vocal and instrument recording and particularly adept at handling loud instruments such as percussion and wind instruments.

Sony C48 Dual Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Sony C48 Dual Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The Sony C48 Dual Diaphragm Condenser Microphone features three directivity options, 2-way power capability, a highly sensitive capsule, and FET preamplifier for the most exacting recording vocal or instrument applications.

Sony C800G Tube Condenser Microphone

Sony C800G Tube Condenser Microphone

The Sony C800 is a studio tube condenser microphone featuring a high-quality dual large diaphragm, a 6AU6 vacuum tube for warm sound quality, a unique Peltier-based cooling system for optimum tube operating temperature, and selectable pick-up pattern -- designed for the highest possible sound reproduction quality in various vocal recording applications.

Sony ECM-50 at Hollywood Sound Systems

Sony ECM-50 Lavalier Microphone

The legendary Sony ECM-50 was Sony's first lavalier microphone - long-considered a broadcast standard - featuring omni-directional characteristics with wide 40-14,000 Hz frequency range and is perfectly suited for a wide range of recording applications.

Sony ECM-51 Prop Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Sony ECM-51 Microphone

The Sony ECM-51 is a vintage mic - also known as the "Bob Barker" or "Price is Right" mic; this rental mic is for use as a prop only. Interested in a vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F. Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

Soundelux ELUX 47C at Hollywood Sound Systems

SOUNDELUX ELUX 47C TUBE MICROPHONE

The Soundelux ELUX 47C is a large diaphragm cardioid tube mic that is comparable to the Neumann U47 tube mic; frequency range: 30Hz -16kHz,+/-2dB.

SOUNDELUX ELUX 251 Tube Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SOUNDELUX ELUX 251 Tube Microphone

The Soundelux ELUX 251 is a large diaphragm cardioid tube microphone that recreates the sonic quality of the Telefunken ELA M251 - featuring omni, cardioid, and figure-8 patterns switchable from the mic; delivers high frequency response; widely used for vocals and instruments ranging from drums to pianos.

Soundelux U195 Cardioid FET Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SOUNDELUX U195 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Microphone

The Soundelux U195 is a large diaphragm cardioid FET microphone, comparable to the Neuman U87 FET.

TELEFUNKEN ELA-M 250 Tube Condenser Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

TELEFUNKEN ELA-M 250 Tube Condenser Microphone

The Telefunken ELA-M 250 is a 2-pattern tube condenser microphone that provides cardioid and omni patterns - and is considered a legendary superb microphone for capturing warm, rich, detailed sound.

Telefunken ELA-M 251 Tube Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Telefunken ELA-M 251 Tube Condenser Microphone

The legendary Telefunken ELA-M 251 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm tube condenser microphone with cardioid, omni, and figure 8 patterns - highly regarded as an iconic microphone unparalleled for its ability to capture warm, rich, detailed sound.

Microphones - Dynamic

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AKG D112 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

THE AKG D112 Dynamic Microphone is a classic mic for kick drums but is also a versatile choice for floor toms; features a large diaphragm, especially designed for high sound pressure.

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AKG D12E DYNAMIC CARDIOID MICROPHONE

THE AKG D12E Dynamic Cardioid Microphone is a classic microphone of choice for bass drum and bass instrument pick-up; features a large diaphragm and cardioid polar pattern.

AMERICAN D-22 OMNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

AMERICAN D-22 OMNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

The vintage American D-22 Omni-Directional Microphone was introduced in the 1950s as a sleek-looking alternative to bulkier mics of the day; used in studio recording, public address, and TV broadcast applications.

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AUDIX D6 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Audix D6 Large Diaphragm Dynamic Instrument Microphone is optimal for stage and studio broadcast applications as an excellent choice for kick drums, floor toms, bass cabinets or Leslie bottoms.

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BEYERDYNAMIC M88 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic M88 Dynamic Microphone features a highly defined hypercardioid polar pattern and is a classic choice for a variety of vocal and instrument applications; moving-coil element is more sensitive than many dynamic mics.

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ELECTRO-VOICE 635A DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice 635A Omnidirectional Handheld Dynamic Microphone is well-known for its versatility in professional sound applications from radio and television broadcasting to public address.

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ELECTRO-VOICE MODEL 649B LAVALIER MICROPHONE

The vintage Electro-Voice Model 649B Miniature Lavalier Dynamic Microphone was originally created for TV applications and can be used hand-held or mounted on a stand.

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ELECTRO-VOICE RE16 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice RE16 Dynamic Supercardioid Microphone is ideal for podium or handheld applications; an integral blast filter permits handheld or outdoor use without popping or excessive wind noise.

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ELECTRO-VOICE RE18 DYNAMIC SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice RE18 is a shock-isolated handheld dynamic microphone that is ideally suited for broadcasting and high quality sound reinforcement; used in recording studios and in the field for news and sports.

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ELECTRO-VOICE RE20 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice RE20 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone is a legendary broadcast microphone that is also popular in music production for a variety of instrument and vocal applications.

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ELECTRO-VOICE RE38 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice RE38 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone is ideal for broadcasting and sound reinforcement applications requiring smooth tailoring response over a wide frequency range; a great mic for drums and vocals, amps, bass.

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ELECTRO-VOICE RE50 DYNAMIC HANDHELD MICROPHONE

The Electro-Voice RE50 Handheld Interview Microphone is the industry standard for broadcast television production and specially designed to handle wind noise and pops.

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HEIL SOUND CLASSIC PRO MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound Classic Pro is a modern dynamic cardioid microphone with a vintage look; designed for a variety of broadcast and recording applications, wide frequency response.

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HEIL SOUND PR20 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound PR20 Dynamic Handheld Microphone features a large diaphragm and cardioid pattern with uniform front-to-back discrimination and is designed for a variety of live sound recording and broadcast applications.

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HEIL SOUND PR22 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound PR22 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone features a 1.125” diaphragm patented isolation mounting that provides greater articulation with very low handling noise in studio and live recording applications.

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HEIL SOUND PR28 DYNAMIC DRUM MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound PR28 Dynamic Drum Microphone is made specifically for toms and other percussion instruments but is suitable for applications where a wide frequency range and immaculate isolation is desired.

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HEIL SOUND PR30 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound PR30 Dynamic Microphone features a shock-mounted large 1.5” low mass diaphragm and runs noise-free in most recording applications; perfect for guitars and toms.

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HEIL SOUND PR40 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Heil Sound PR40 Dynamic Microphone provides the widest frequency range in the Heil PR series; incorporates a large 1” low mass diaphragm in a specially designed mic body to provide flawless smooth response for everything from vocals to drums.

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HEIL SOUND PR48 KICK DRUM MICROPHONE

The Heil PR48 Dynamic Kick Drum Microphone features a large double shock-mounted diaphragm and 148dB SPL handling making it a great rock kick drum mic; also ideal for a wider range of music drumming applications.

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RCA 88-A Pressure Microphone

The RCA 88-A Pressure Microphone was specially designed to provide a lightweight yet rugged smaller sized remote microphone with good frequency response and relative freedom from wind and moisture; also adaptable for non-directional uses in a variety of studio recording applications.

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RCA BK-1A Pressure Microphone

The RCA BK-1A Pressure Microphone aka “the Commentator” was designed to be a modern-looking replacement for the RCA 88-A with similar features such as rugged design and non-directional frequency response; well-known for use on vintage television and radio news and entertainment programs.

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RCA BK-6B MINIATURE DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The vintage RCA BK-6B Miniature Dynamic Microphone is designed for television broadcasting interviews and public address applications; features a hands free option with a clip type lanyard for looping about the neck.

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SCHERTLER DYN-P-P48 PIANO MIC

The Schertler DYN-P-P48 fully balanced active dynamic contact microphone is specially designed to reproduce the wide frequency range and complex sound qualities of the piano; suitable for use with both upright and grand pianos.

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SENNHEISER E 604 DYNAMIC CARDIOID MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser e 604 Compact Dynamic Cardioid Instrument Microphone features very high SPL capability in excess of 160dB without distortion and is optimal for recording applications such as drum sets or other percussion instruments and also all forms of brass and woodwind.

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SENNHEISER e904 DYNAMIC INSTRUMENT MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser e904 Dynamic Instrument Microphone is designed for recording drums and percussion, and features a very short body with an integrated stand mount and a universal rim clip. It easily adapts to all percussive styles and delivers sound of impressive fullness and depth. Frequency response - 40-18000 Hz.

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SENNHEISER E 906 DYNAMIC INSTRUMENT MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser e 906 Super-Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone features a 3-position switchable presence filter and provides lively full sound when recording guitar amps or percussion and horns.

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SENNHEISER MD 409 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MD 409 Dynamic Pressure Gradient Microphone features good acoustical separation of individual instruments and undistorted transmission of power instruments and instrument amplifiers; is ideal for use with percussion and brass instruments.

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SENNHEISER MD 421 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The classic Sennheiser MD 421 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone is ideal for vocals and instruments in all live sound applications; 5-position bass roll-off switch, frequency response of 30 to 17,000 Hz.

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SENNHEISER MD 431 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MD 431 Super-Cardioid Dynamic Microphone features exceptional feedback rejection and is ideal for live vocals and broadcasting applications.

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SENNHEISER MD 441 DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The Sennheiser MD 441 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone is a well-known studio standard perfect for vocals and virtually every instrument; featuring a five-way high-pass filter and “brilliance” switch on the mic body that enables a broad 5-7dB boost from 2.2kHz-20kHz; withstands very high SPL without overload.

Shure 55S "Elvis" Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE 55S "Elvis" Unidyne Microphone

The Shure 55S "Elvis" Microphone is an iconic vintage microphone from Shure's Model 55 line of mics which introduced "Unidyne" - Unidirectional Dynamic technology - for achieving pattern control; the 55S provides a frequency response designed for speech, vocals, and instrumental recording applications.

Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone

The unique form and function of the iconic Shure Model 55 - the line which produced Shure's first Unidyne Mic - is updated here in the Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone - featuring the classic look, low impedance, frequency response of 50Hz to 15kHz, and an on/off switch. This is simply a beautiful vocal mic.

Shure 556 Unidyne Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure 556 Unidyne Dynamic Microphone

The Shure 556 is a multi-impedance broadcast "Unidyne" microphone that provides high quality wide-range sound reproduction; an iconic classic vintage Shure microphone.

Shure Beta 52A Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Beta 52A Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone

The Shure Beta 52A Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone is designed for kick drum and other bass instruments - and features a passive EQ circuit rather than an output transformer.

Shure Beta 56A Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Beta 56A Dynamic Microphone

The Shure Beta 56A is a snare and tom microphone - used for close miking - with an extremely uniform supercardioid pickup pattern that provides high gain-before-feedback and excellent rejection of unwanted noise; features a shock mount for sound isolation, dynamic locking stand adapter; is also used for other percussion instruments, guitar amps, brass instruments, and woodwinds.

Shure Beta 57 Dynamic Microphone

Shure Beta 57 Dynamic Microphone

The Shure Beta 57 Dynamic Microphone features a super-cardioid polar pattern, a unique pneumatic shock mount system, and a tailored extended frequency response for drums, guitars, vocals, and horns.

Shure Beta 58 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Beta 58 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone

A legendary microphone - the Shure Beta 58 is a premium quality supercardioid dynamic vocal microphone that - unlike many other supercardioid mics - retains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range - ensuring minimum tone coloration when the performer moves off-axis - and providing maximum isolation from other vocalists or instruments.

Shure KSM8 Dualdyne™ Cardioid Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE KSM8 Dualdyne™ Dynamic Vocal Microphone

The Shure KSM8 Dualdyne™ Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone features two ultra-thin diaphragms - one active and one passive - with a groundbreaking inverted airflow system and exceptional control of proximity effect; crafted for vocal reproduction and sound reinforcement in live performances.

Shure SM7B

SHURE SM7B Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

The Shure SM7B is a dynamic cardioid microphone featuring flat wide-range frequency response, and base roll-off and mid-range emphasis controls; an industry standard, it's ideal in most music and vocal recording environments, and voice-over applications.

Shure SM-53 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-53 Dynamic Microphone

The Shure SM-53 is a rugged dynamic cardioid microphone designed for recording applications that require the ultimate in sound quality and control - featuring a broad, smooth frequency response for clean and natural reproduction of both voice and music.

Shure SM-57 Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-57 Dynamic Microphone

One of the best-selling microphones in the world - the Shure SM-57 is a dynamic instrument microphone with a contoured frequency response and uniquely designed to handle high-pressure sound that explodes from instruments.

Shure SM-58 Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-58 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

The Shure SM-58 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone is used in live vocal applications and features a pneumatic suspension system for the capsule that provides notably good isolation from handling noise - one reason for its popularity with stage vocalists.

Shure SM-59 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-59 Dynamic Microphone

The Shure SM-59 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone features a wide-range frequency response with a unique cartridge shock mount design which minimizes handling noise and maximizes vibration cancellation and a special pop filter to protect against explosive breath sounds; provides clean, natural reproduction of voice and music.

Shure Super 55 Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Super 55 Vocal Microphone

The Shure Super 55 is a deluxe dynamic vocal microphone that brings the highest degree of vocal quality to the stage in a vintage, stand-mounted mic with features such as a supercardioid directional pattern - perfect for live performances - and a dynamic shock-mounted cartridge that minimizes stand noise; two design versions - chrome-plated and blue, or black and red.

Shure Super 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE SUPER 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone

The Shure Super 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone is a special edition mic that features a black casing with a vibrant red foam behind the grille - features a supercardioid polar pattern and tailored frequency response for natural vocals and speech, and an integrated swivel stand mount; an ideal choice for stage, studio recording, podcasting, and other sound applications where a stand-mounted microphone with a classic look is desired.

Shure Unidyne 556 Boxing Ring Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE UNIDYNE 556 "Boxing Ring" Microphone

The Shure Unidyne 556 is the well-known "Boxing Ring" hanging announcer's microphone with pulley - our mic is now used as a prop only.

Telefunken M-80 Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Telefunken M-80 Dynamic Microphone

The Telefunken M-80 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone was created to deliver condenser-like performance in a rugged design with features such as a wider-frequency response and higher SPL capabilities - equally suitable for both stage and studio sound applications.

Telefunken M-80 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone Chrome Version at Hollywood Sound Systems

Telefunken M-80 Dynamic Microphone - Chrome Version

The chrome version of the Telefunken M-80 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone delivers condenser-like performance in a rugged design with features such as a wider-frequency response and higher SPL capabilities - equally suitable for both stage and studio sound applications.

Telefunken M82 Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Telefunken M82 Dynamic Microphone

The Telefunken M82 Dynamic Microphone features a large 35mm diaphragm and 2 EQ switches - excels on kick drum, guitar and bass amplifiers, organ, voice, and brass instruments. The Kick EQ switch engages a passive notch filter to reduce lower mid-range frequencies; the High Boost switch tilts the upper mid-range and high frequencies up, providing greater articulation for vocals and kick drum beater.

Western Electric 618A Moving Coil Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 618A Moving Coil Microphone

Considered an historically important microphone - the vintage Western Electric 618A Moving Coil Microphone is the earliest version of a dynamic mic; a great all-purpose mic that was popular for studio broadcasts in the 1930s, and the predecessor to the Western Electric 630A. Interested in a vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F. Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

Western Electric 630A Omni-Directional Dynamic Microphone (film version) at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 630A Moving Coil Microphone

An historically significant microphone - the vintage Western Electric 630A Omni-Directional Dynamic Microphone is a moving coil-type mic with a cardioid response; manufactured in the early 1930s, and known as an "8 Ball" due to the spherical housing of the moving coil and condenser. Interested in a vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F. Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

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Western Electric 633 Dynamic Omni-Directional Microphone

The vintage Western Electric 633 Dynamic Omni-Directional Microphone - also known as the "Salt Shaker" - was introduced in 1936 and was designed for radio broadcasting, public address systems, and general studio and field use. Interested in a vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F. Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

Western Electric 639A Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 639A Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone

The iconic vintage Western Electric 639A Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone is a general purpose magnetic microphone with 3 directional pick-up patterns which are selectable by a switch - non-directional, bi-directional, and cardioid; for use in most studio situations. Interested in a vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

Western Electric 639B Cardioid Directional Ribbon Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 639B Cardioid Directional Ribbon Microphone

The vintage Western Electric 639B Cardioid Directional Ribbon Microphone is a general purpose magnetic microphone with 3 pick-up patterns and three special cardioid patterns. Looking for a particular vintage mic? - give us a call or take a look at the Les F Harrison Vintage Mic Collection.

Yamaha SKRM-100 Subkick at Hollywood Sound Systems

Yamaha SKRM-100 Subkick

The Yamaha SKRM-100 Subkick is a low-frequency capture device that picks up low frequencies of 100Hz-2000Hz that a normal microphone cannot; works great when used in conjunction with a normal internal mic; for bass drum.

Microphones - Ribbon

AEA KU5A Supercardioid Ribbon Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

AEA KU5A Supercardioid Ribbon Microphone

AEA's KU5A Supercardioid Ribbon Microphone is a near-field ribbon mic designed for close range recording -- delivers breadth of sound for both studio and live applications; acutely focused directionality rejects bleed from other instruments, room reflections, and loud ambience in studio and on stage.

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AEA N8 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The AEA N8 Active Ribbon Microphone excels in capturing drum overheads and classical ensembles and orchestras; an ideal complement to the AEA N22 microphone.

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AEA N22 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The AEA N22 Active Ribbon Microphone offers the top end clarity of a condenser mic with a ribbon’s smoothness and features phantom powered electronics; ideal for close-mic applications such as acoustic and electric guitars, piano, vocals, and drums.

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AEA R84 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The versatile AEA R84 Passive Ribbon Microphone features many of the unique sound characteristics of the historic R44 and is designed for both close-up and ensemble applications.

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AEA R88 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon Microphone is designed for stereo instrument and ensemble recording applications such as chamber music or drum overheads.

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AEA R92 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The AEA R92 Passive Studio Ribbon Microphone is designed for closer applications and louder sources with features that are particularly well suited for electric guitar, electric bass, and drums.

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ALTEC 639 "BIRDCAGE" CARDIOID RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Altec 639 "Birdcage" Ribbon Multi-Pattern Microphone has a classic look and delivers excellent sound when recording vocals and brass instruments.

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ALTEC 670 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Altec 670 Ribbon Microphone is a general purpose microphone of broadcast quality featuring a frequency range that covers the complete audio spectrum; with selectable pickup patterns.

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BEYERDYNAMIC M130 DOUBLE RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic M130 Double Ribbon Microphone features a double ribbon element that delivers superb transient response and highly detailed transparent sound in a wide variety of recording applications; bidirectional figure eight polar pattern.

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BEYERDYNAMIC M160 DOUBLE RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic M160 Double Dynamic Ribbon Microphone features a hypercardioid polar pattern and is ideal for voice reproduction, string instruments, pianos, saxophones, and toms.

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BEYERDYNAMIC M500 DYNAMIC RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Beyerdynamic M500 Hypercardioid Dynamic Ribbon Microphone is designed for vocal and instrumental applications; unique four stage integral blast filter permits close handheld use without pops or hisses.

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COLES 4038 STUDIO RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone features a smooth wide range frequency response and relatively high sensitivity, is bi-directional, and is available as a stereo matched pair.

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COLES 4104 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Coles 4104 Ribbon Microphone is used for capturing high quality commentary speech in noisy surroundings by canceling out a degree of the background noise; also known as a commentator’s noise canceling mic or “Lip Mic”.

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RCA 44-A RIBBON VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The RCA series of ribbon microphones and particularly the RCA 44-A have been in use since the 1930s and are renowned for delivering a natural tone and smooth velvety sound; remains a widely used microphone for general studio applications.

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RCA 44-B Velocity Ribbon Microphone

The vintage RCA 44-B Ribbon Microphone follows in the footsteps of the RCA 44-A and remains a studio favorite for a variety of broadcasting and recording applications such as vocals and instruments and for spoken word.

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RCA 74-B “Junior” Ribbon Microphone

The vintage RCA 74-B Junior Velocity Bi-directional Ribbon Microphone represents the smaller version of the RCA 44-BX and is an optimal choice for audition studios and announce positions; an attractive classic microphone.

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RCA 77-A Ribbon Microphone

The rare vintage RCA 77-A Ribbon Microphone features a fixed unidirectional pattern and is an enduring studio favorite for recording vocals, guitar, and horns; known as the grand-daddy of the ribbon microphone.

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RCA 77-B Ribbon Microphone

The RCA 77B Uni-Directional Ribbon Microphone combines two different types of ribbons for a more uniform frequency response and a perfect cardioid pattern; a favorite in the studio for horns, guitar and vocals.

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RCA 77-C Ribbon Microphone

The RCA 77-C Ribbon Microphone features two different types of ribbons with an external rotary switch for 3 selectable patterns and is used especially on-stage for capturing spoken word, vocals, horns — applications that require good pick-ups under high reverberatory conditions.

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RCA 77-C1 Multi-Pattern Ribbon Microphone

The rare RCA 77-C1 Multi-Pattern Ribbon Microphone was designed to provide the equivalent of three microphones via the turn of a switch in the base; its exceptionally fine frequency response makes it ideal for a variety of stage and studio vocal recording applications.

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RCA 77D Poly-Directional Ribbon Microphone

The RCA 77-D Poly-Directional Ribbon Microphone features a 6-position screw switch on the wind screen in addition to three frequency response settings and is intended for use in broadcast studios, for music and voice; familiar as the mic used on television shows such as Larry King Live or the Late Show with David Letterman

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RCA 77-DX Poly-Directional Ribbon Microphone

The RCA 77-DX Poly-Directional Ribbon Microphone operates with a choice of directional patterns and a 3-position voice-music switch; ideal for broadcast use in radio or television studios as a general announce microphone or for recording musical instruments.

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RCA 88-A Pressure Microphone

The RCA 88-A Pressure Microphone was specially designed to provide a lightweight yet rugged smaller sized remote microphone with good frequency response and relative freedom from wind and moisture; also adaptable for non-directional uses in a variety of studio recording applications.

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RCA BK-1A Pressure Microphone

The RCA BK-1A Pressure Microphone aka “the Commentator” was designed to be a modern-looking replacement for the RCA 88-A with similar features such as rugged design and non-directional frequency response; well-known for use on vintage television and radio news and entertainment programs.

RCA BK-4A Starmaker Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

RCA BK-4A STARMAKER MICROPHONE

The slender and easily concealed RCA BK-4A Starmaker Microphone was a lavalier-style omni ribbon microphone especially designed for television or live performance applications and features an extremely wide frequency range and high sensitivity making it suitable for music and voice recording.

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RCA BK-5B UNIAXIAL RIBBON MICROPHONE

The RCA BK-5B Uniaxial Ribbon Microphone features an unobtrusive light weight design and is suitable for both speech and music in a variety of broadcast and recording applications and public address; a blast filter reduces damage to the microphone from exceptionally violent noises such as gun blasts.

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RCA BK-6B MINIATURE DYNAMIC MICROPHONE

The vintage RCA BK-6B Miniature Dynamic Microphone is designed for television broadcasting interviews and public address applications; features a hands free option with a clip type lanyard for looping about the neck.

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RCA BK-10A ULTRADIRECTIONAL RIBBON MICROPHONE

The RCA BK-10A Ultradirectional Dual Ribbon Microphone features directional characteristics for increasing the signal to noise ratio of the microphone making it particularly ideal for recording under adverse conditions during television or radio broadcasts and general recording and public address; aka the Perry Como microphone.

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RCA BK-11A VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The bi-directional RCA BK-11A Velocity Microphone is ideal for television and radio studio recording applications, provides exceptionally smooth frequency response and features a three position voice-music switch.

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RCA TYPE 44-BX VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The vintage bi-directional RCA Type 44-BX Velocity Microphone features a flat frequency response and is specially designed for both voice and music in broadcast studio recording applications.

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RCA KB-2C “BANTAM” VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The RCA KB-2C “Bantam” Velocity Microphone features an unobtrusive design and is ideal for use in radio and television broadcast studios or in remote recording where the full view of the artist’s face is essential.

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RCA KU-2A “SKUNK” UNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

The RCA KU-2A “Skunk” Uni-Directional Velocity Microphone is notable for the white stripe on its back and for its use on sound stages in many well-loved films over the years; still used for applications where a smooth ribbon-microphone “sound” is desired.

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RCA KU-3A MI-10001 UNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

The RCA KU-3A MI-10001 Uni-Directional Microphone is designed for sound-film recording featuring a smooth ribbon-microphone sound reproduction over a wide audio range making it ideal for both vocals and music.

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RCA PHOTOPHONE TYPE PB-31 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The RCA Photophone Type PB-31 is the first ribbon microphone and was the inspiration for the succession of RCA ribbon and velocity microphones that followed; also known as the Radio City Music Hall Microphone.

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RCA TYPE PB-90 VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The RCA Type PB-90 Velocity Microphone features strong construction with a wide frequency range and high output making it ideal for a variety of general broadcast recording applications.

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RCA TYPE SK-46 PROGRAM VELOCITY MICROPHONE

The RCA Type SK-46 Program Velocity Microphone features excellent response in a versatile small size and is designed for radio and television studio control room announcing whether in an announce booth or on-stage.

The Royer R-121 Studio Ribbon Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

ROYER R-121 STUDIO DYNAMIC RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Royer R-121 Studio Dynamic Ribbon Microphone features high SPL capabilities and a warm tome with flat frequency response and is ideal for a variety of vocal or instrument recording applications; bidirectional.

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ROYER R-122 RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Royer R-122 Live Active Ribbon Microphone features phantom powered circuitry with high SPL capabilities which provides a slightly tighter low-end response than the R-121; use for recording vocals, choirs and orchestras, drum overheads, acoustic instruments, and particularly on quiet sound sources.

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ROYER SF-24 STEREO RIBBON MICROPHONE

The Royer SF-24 Stereo Active Ribbon Microphone features high SPL capabilities due to Royer’s exclusive electronic ribbon technology and is ideal for live performances anywhere on stage.

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Shure 315 Ribbon Microphone

The Shure 315 Ribbon Microphone features a combination of wide range response and a bidirectional pickup pattern; ideal for stage and recording applications - may be used as a vocal mic for solo or orchestra applications.

Shure 55S "Elvis" Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure 55S "Elvis" Unidyne Microphone

The Shure 55S "Elvis" Microphone is an iconic vintage microphone from Shure's Model 55 line of mics which introduced "Unidyne" - Unidirectional Dynamic technology - for achieving pattern control; the 55S provides a frequency response designed for speech, vocals, and instrumental recording applications.

Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone

The unique form and function of the iconic Shure Model 55 - the line which produced Shure's first Unidyne Mic - is updated here in the Shure 55SHII Unidyne Vocal Microphone - featuring the classic look, low impedance, frequency response of 50Hz to 15kHz, and an on/off switch. This is simply a beautiful vocal mic.

Shure 556 Unidyne Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure 556 Unidyne Dynamic Microphone

The Shure 556 is a multi-impedance broadcast "Unidyne" microphone that provides high quality wide-range sound reproduction; an iconic classic vintage Shure microphone.

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Shure KSM353/ED Ribbon Microphone

The Shure KSM353/ED is a premier bi-directional ribbon microphone featuring the A300SM ShureLock Wire Rope Shock Mount; crafted for studio and concert hall recording applications.

Shure SM-33 Cardioid Ribbon Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure SM-33 Cardioid Ribbon Microphone

The vintage Shure SM-33 Cardioid Ribbon Microphone is a compact unidirectional ribbon mic that combines wide-range response and a super-cardioid direction pattern to minimize studio acoustics and background noise - well-suited to both voice and music recording applications.

Shure Super 55 Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Shure Super 55 Dynamic Vocal Microphone

The Shure Super 55 is a deluxe dynamic vocal microphone that brings the highest degree of vocal quality to the stage in a vintage, stand-mounted mic with features such as a supercardioid directional pattern - perfect for live performances - and a dynamic shock-mounted cartridge that minimizes stand noise; two design versions - chrome-plated and blue, or black and red.

Shure Super 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE SUPER 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone

The Shure Super 55-BCR Deluxe Vocal Microphone is a special edition mic that features a black casing with a vibrant red foam behind the grille - features a supercardioid polar pattern and tailored frequency response for natural vocals and speech, and an integrated swivel stand mount; an ideal choice for stage, studio recording, podcasting, and other sound applications where a stand-mounted microphone with a classic look is desired.

Shure Unidyne 556 Boxing Ring Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

SHURE UNIDYNE 556 "Boxing Ring" Microphone

The Shure Unidyne 556 is the well-known "Boxing Ring" hanging type announcer's microphone with pulley - our mic is now used as a prop only.

Western Electric 639A Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 639a Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone

The iconic vintage Western Electric 639A Cardioid Directional Dynamic Microphone is a general purpose magnetic microphone with 3 directional pick-up patterns which are selectable by a switch - non-directional, bi-directional, and cardioid; for use in most studio situations.

Western Electric 639B Cardioid Directional Ribbon Microphone at Hollywood Sound Systems

Western Electric 639B  CARDIOID DIRECTIONAL RIBBON MICROPHONE

The vintage Western Electric 639B Cardioid Directional Ribbon Microphone is a general purpose magnetic microphone with 3 pick-up patterns and three special cardioid patterns.

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