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Red Announces First Microphone Release: Type B Microphone

Red’s Type B is a Class-A discrete solid-state mic exclusively designed for Red by Blue Microphones as a foundation for interchangeable capsules. Included with the Type B microphone body is the Red Lollipop Capsule, an all-around capsule designed to be as versatile as possible, with applications ranging from vocals to electric and acoustic guitars, close-miking of drums, drum overheads, percussion, piano, horns, strings and more. In addition to the microphone, and capsule, the Type B also includes the Type B Accessory Pak, with Blue’s high-definition 22-AWG Cranberry mic cable and Type B shockmount.
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Red’s Type B is a Class-A discrete solid-state mic exclusively designed for Red by Blue Microphones as a foundation for interchangeable capsules. Included with the Type B microphone body is the Red Lollipop Capsule, an all-around capsule designed to be as versatile as possible, with applications ranging from vocals to electric and acoustic guitars, close-miking of drums, drum overheads, percussion, piano, horns, strings and more. In addition to the microphone, and capsule, the Type B also includes the Type B Accessory Pak, with Blue’s high-definition 22-AWG Cranberry mic cable and Type B shockmount.

Precision-designed and hand-assembled, the Type B is crafted for a lifetime of use. Type B features a unique bayonet top that can accommodate a variety of new and vintage lollipop-style capsules, including classic Neumann-Gefell capsules and Blue’s renowned line of Bottle microphone capsules, The Bottle Caps. The Type B offers the user a wide variety of recording applications right at their fingertips, at a competitive price.

Available through Red, The Vintage Microphone Online Store, as well as Red-authorized dealers, the Type B will sell for $699 and be available in February 2005.

For more information, please go to www.vintagemicrophone.com.