BEYER BEYERDYNAMIC M380 RARE VINTAGE BASS/KICK DRUM MICROPHONE FIGURE 8
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The M380 is a moving-coil dynamic microphone with a bidirectional (figure 8) polar pattern. The capsule is adapted from the driver of one of Beyerdynamic’s headphone lines, reportedly the DT770/990.
The capsule is fitted with a humbucking coil. No output transformer is used.
The mic’s housing is robust diecast zinc.
The microphone exhibits a strong proximity effect. At 1m, the response is -10dB at 20 Hz. At 2cm, the response is +14dB at 20 Hz.
Steve Albini lists the M380 as one of his favorite mics for bass cab and kick drum.
XLR connector, no cable, case or manual included