Mojave has released the MA-50 large-diaphragm Transformerless condenser microphone. The MA-50 claims to deliver expensive-sounding performance, using the same capsule as Mojave’s popular MA-200 and MA-201fet microphones, with a project-studio price tag. Featuring a fixed-cardioid polar pattern, fast transient response, and high SPL handling, the MA-50 captures vocals, acoustic instruments, drums, and more with low noise and excellent off-axis rejection, making it an ideal workhorse mic for your cabinent.
Mojave Microphones is aiming for flexibility with this affordable condenser.. This microphone’s low noise, combined with fast transient response and high SPL handling, makes it equally at home in vocal, voice-over, acoustic instrument, drum overhead, percussion, and Foley/ADR applications.
Mojave Microphones MA-50 Features:
» Large-diaphragm cardioid 3-micron capsule
» Fixed-cardioid polar pattern
» Transformerless circuitry
» Very low noise
» Includes shock mount & carrying case
» High SPL handling
» Fast transient response
Mojave Microphones MA-50 Technical Data:
» TRANSDUCER TYPE: Externally polarized pressure gradient capacitor
» DIAPHRAGM: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
» DIAPHRAGM THICKNESS: 3-microns
» POLAR PATTERN: Cardioid
» FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20 Hz- 20 kHz, + 3 dB
» SENSITIVITY: -40 dB re. 1V/pa
» MAXIMUM SPL: 125 dB
» DISTORTION: <0.5% @140 dB SPL
» SELF NOISE: Better than 16 dB (A weighted)
» IMPEDANCE: <100 ohms
» RECOMMENDED LOAD: 1500 ohms or higher
» POWERING: 48VDC phantom power; current 2 mA.
» DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
— Carrying case with microphone, shock mount: 10″ x 9″ x 4.5″ – 4 lbs.
— Microphone: 7 5/8″ X 2″ (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)
Mojave Microphones’ MA-50 costs $495 and is available now.