NEUMANN KM85 RARE VINTAGE CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE WITH XLR CONNECTOR

Neumann

$ 749.25 

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good condition, same as the KM84 but the capsule has a built-in bass roll-off
XLR connector, no case, clip, manual or cable included
Works perfectly
The Neumann KM85 microphone is a small capsule cardioid condenser and was the first mic made with 48v phantom power technology. The KM is German for Kleine Microphone (small microphone) and all the electronics were deliberately made quite small so that the mic could be made with a diameter of only 21 mm and a length of 110 mm. It has a 10 dB attenuation switch allowing the microphone to be used up close with loud instruments and by placing the pad at the gate of the field-effect transistor (FET), this "pre-attenuation" prevents the hot capsule signal from overloading the front end of the amplifier enabling the mic to handle up to 130db without distortion.

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