ACO PACIFIC PS9200KIT
The PS9200KIT ACOustic Interface™ is a complete IEC/ANSI Type-1 measurement microphone system with 1, 1/2 and 1/4-inch versions to permit acoustic measurements from <2 Hz to >120 kHz, <5dBA to >175dB SPL. The Kit includes a Type-1 microphone capsule, companion mic preamp and cable, PS9200 2-channel mic power supply (gain optional), WS1 windscreen and AC adapter. All supplied in a custom storage case. Price: from $1,775.
AKG HSD 271
The HSD 271 headset combines a studio-quality, shock-mounted dynamic mic with the TEC Award–winning K 271 Studio closed-back circumaural headphones. These are ideal for on-air broadcasting, recording, monitoring, intercom and other pro applications. Features include a mic boom arm with 270 degrees of vertical and horizontal rotation that can be placed on the right or left without modifying the headset. Intelligent muting automatically silences the mic when the arm is moved up. NAMM booth: #7800.
ALLEGRO SOUND ORIGINAL MICROPHONE TUBES
NOS original microphone tubes, superior upgrade for all vintage and modern tube mics, satisfaction guaranteed, one-year pro-rated warranty. Price: from $48.
APPLIED MICROPHONE TECHNOLOGY VP3
A three-mic setup for vibraphone and mallet instruments. Endorsed by Dave Samuels, the AMT vibe mics are the world’s most unique approach to miking the vibraphone! The player, audience and engineer will hear the true acoustic sound of the instrument. The VP3 allows the closest placement of mics to the instrument on the market today. Its quick setup and tear down also make it easy to travel with. Price: $1,199. NAMM booth: #6242.
APPLIED MICROPHONE TECHNOLOGY ERT
The ERT is redesigned specifically for the needs of hand percussion players. This new mic addresses some challenges hand percussionists have long faced, such as reproduction of subtle low frequencies, mic placement, durability and noise handling. A perfect solution for live application and recording. Price: $398. NAMM booth: #6242.
Audix debuts the MicroBoom, a 50-inch carbon-fiber mic boom arm/short flexible gooseneck combo that attaches to any mic stand for horizontal or vertical use, including use with a small pedestal stand for an awards show–style look. Designed as an accessory for Audix’s Micro Series of miniature condenser mics, MicroBoom has a diameter of less than 1/3 inches, weighs 2.5 ounces and is fitted with an internal Mogami cable and mini-XLR connector. NAMM booth: #6976.
BEYERDYNAMIC TG-X SERIES
Ruggedly constructed to successfully endure years of road use, TG-X mics offer beyerdynamic’s traditional warm and clear sound. Suitable for a variety of instrument applications, including guitar amps and snares, the TG-X 47 presents excellent reproduction and can achieve high volume before feedback occurs. A cost-effective, durable microphone, the TG-X 48 supercardioid mic is exceptional in the top end and features extremely high gain-before-feedback characteristics. Price: $139. NAMM booth: #6500.
BEYERDYNAMIC OPUS 89
beyerdynamic, a leading manufacturer of exceptional mics, introduces the Opus 89 dynamic microphone at Winter NAMM. Featuring powerful transparent sound for live vocal applications, the Opus 89 was designed to withstand the rigors of touring. Using the rare-earth Neodymium magnet structure of beyerdynamic’s TG-X 60, the Opus 89 provides fast transient response and extraordinary feedback rejection. Price: $279. NAMM booth: #6500.
OmniMouse is a condenser mic with a rotating capsule enclosed in a spherical grille. Its omnidirectional capsule is identical to that used in BLUE’s Bottle mic system, and offers low noise, superb transient response and a smooth frequency response with a crisp high end. The mic is recommended for recording classical ensembles, large orchestras or any source where you want to capture the surrounding ambience. It ships with a custom shockmount and BLUE’s Cranberry mic cable. Price: $1,699. NAMM booth: #6220.
CAD E70 DUAL-CAPSULE CONDENSER
Featuring a dual highpass filter and dual pad, the Equitek e70 dual-capsule pencil condenser has an extended frequency response from 20 to 20k Hz, a low-noise design and the ability to withstand up to 150dB SPL. The -6dB/octave highpass filter is at 75 Hz and 150 Hz (6dB per octave); the pad is -10dB/-20dB-switchable. The mic can be used equally effectively for acoustic guitars, stringed instruments and as overhead microphones for cymbals, as well as other various instrument applications. MSRP: $249. NAMM booth: #6226.
The E700 delivers rich sound and an extremely low noise floor, making it a top choice for recording and broadcast pros. A dual-diaphragm condenser mic with a center-terminated, 1.22-inch S-4–capsule type and pure Class-A head amp electronics, the E700 has three selectable polar patterns and a two-step sensitivity switch for close placement on very loud sources, without a significant change in frequency response. Price: $999.
EQUATION AUDIO DOMINION SERIES
In field trials, Equation Audio’s DS-V7 dynamic mic has a reputation of extraordinary performance at an unbelievable price and is now being formally introduced with improved cosmetics. Equation Audio also debuts the DS-V9 electret, the DS-V7’s handheld sister microphone. This is a quiet, robust and smooth-sounding mic that also behaves well onstage, featuring similar cosmetics and the same packaging as the DS-V7.
Dist. by Trans Dominion Corp.
GEFELL M300 CARDIOID FET
Pencil condenser features 1/2-inch Mylar diaphragm with linear frequency response and impressive 147dB max SPL without pad. Ceramic capsule housing for stable performance and extended lifespan. Phantom-powered, transformerless output stage. Applications include acoustic instruments, percussion and orchestral miking. Available as a stereo pair with ORTF/X-Y adapter mount. Comes with deluxe case. Dark bronze finish. U.S. list: $1,150. NAMM booth: #6953.
GEFELL M930 CARDIOID FET
Large-diaphragm studio condenser in super-compact body. Cardioid pattern, phantom-powered, 142dB max SPL without pad, transformerless output stage. Electro-optical isolation of DC voltage reduces self-noise to 7 dBA. Applications include studio vocals and instruments. Also available in supercardioid (M940) and wide-cardioid (M950) patterns, and as a matched stereo set with ORTF or X-Y adapter mounts. Comes with mic clip in deluxe case. Satin-nickel finish. U.S. list: $1,600. NAMM booth: #6953.
HEIL SOUND PR SERIES
The new Heil Pro Series microphones offer new and affordable dynamics whose performance rivals condenser and ribbon mics at twice the price. These have to be heard to be believed. Price: from $169.
HOUK AMP CLAMP
The Amp Clamp is a product that has been in great demand by working musicians for years and its convenience is a godsend for stage techs and working musicians, vastly reducing setup time. Effortlessly find your speaker’s optimal dynamic “sweet spot” every time with consistent placement. Stationary placement allows your speaker cabinet to be moved without loss of critical mic location. Eliminates stage clutter, never trip over your mic stand onstage again. Price: $29.95.
LAUTEN AUDIO HORIZON
Lauten Audio introduces the Horizon tube condenser microphone. Combining smooth and clear highs, meaty mids and a tight bottom end, the Horizon has a wide-open response and promises to be a true workhorse for the most discerning engineer. Featuring an optimal combination of components including an NOS military-grade tube, this is a mic with unique character and sound you have to hear to believe. NAMM booth: #6983.
LAUTEN AUDIO OCEANUS
Lauten Audio introduces the Oceanus dual-tube condenser microphone. Featuring a newly designed, multipattern, large-diaphragm capsule and an innovative internal cooling mechanism, the Oceanus is the first dual-tube microphone with a fully enclosed body. A fusion of form and function, the Oceanus is an exquisitely crafted work of art that creates a new standard for exceptional vocal recordings. NAMM booth: #6983.
LECTROSONICS UCR401 WIRELESS RECEIVER
This UHF receiver combines the ultimate in performance and reliability for film production, documentary work, ENG and videography. Compatible with the complete range of Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless™ and analog transmitters, as well as some analog transmitters from other manufacturers, the new UCR401 receiver incorporates a host of proprietary features that ensure best-in-class RF reception across 256 user-selectable UHF frequencies under even the most rigorous and demanding conditions. NAMM booth: #1206.
NADY TRM-6 TUBE RIBBON MIC
Combining the unparalleled sound of a classic ribbon mic with the natural warmth and musicality of an internal tube preamp, the TRM-6 sets unique new standards of performance for ribbon mics. The low-tension, 45mm-long, 2-micron-thick aluminum ribbon design integrated with 12AX7A preamp tube provides stunning realism with ultra-high dynamic range and >135dB SPL capacity. Supplied with a vinyl carrying bag, shock-mount, windscreen, power supply, cable and aluminum flight case. NAMM booth: #4650.
SENNHEISER 3250 WIRELESS MONITORS
The new 3250 Series comprises a SR3254-U single-channel transmitter, SR3256-U dual-channel transmitter and EK3253-U bodypack receiver—all compatible with Evolution G2 wireless monitor products. The new units offer an unprecedented 100mW output. Operating over the G2 products’ A, B and C ranges, with a 36MHz switching bandwidth, these are tunable in 5kHz steps, offering a total of 7,200 frequencies. All three products ship with 16 pre-coordinated preset frequencies and 16 user-assignable presets. NAMM booth: #6579.
The e912 is a boundary-layer condenser mic optimized for speech, vocals and instruments. It’s an ideal choice for conference applications, altars and lecterns, pianos, theater and opera. To optimally match the installation environment, the e912 is available in black or cream white, featuring an unobtrusive, flat design. The e912’s metal housing is rugged and step-resistant with shock-absorbing, slip-resistant rubber base and mounting slots. Its integrated electronics and recessed XLR connector provide universality. NAMM booth: #6579.
Offering superior RF performance and rock-solid reliability, as well as unparalleled control even in large, networked systems, Shure’s new UHF-R wireless is now shipping. With 2,400 selectable frequencies across a 60MHz bandwidth, UHF-R allows up to 40 preset compatible systems to be operated per band. Up to 108 systems can be put to work using multiple bands. Complementing this expanded window of operation is Shure’s Advanced Track Tuning Filtering Technology. Price: $3,043. NAMM booth: #6541.