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Golden Age Project FC 4 - Small-Capsule Condenser Microphone

B&H # GOFC4 Mfr # FC 4
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Product Highlights
  • Inspired by Classic Mic Models
  • Transparent Sounding and Versatile
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Gold-Sputtered Low-Distortion Capsule
  • Discrete Class-A Electronics
  • Gold-Plated XLR
  • Shock Mount Included
  • Low Noise F.E.T.
  • Switchable High-Pass Filter and Pad
  • Heavy-Duty Brass Body

The FC 4 from Golden Age Project is a low-cost, high-quality small-capsule condenser microphone that was inspired by classic mic models. The FC 4 features a 20 mm, 3 um gold-sputtered, low-distortion dual capsule; discrete Class-A electronics; a heavy-duty brass body; and a high-pass filter and pad that are both externally switched. A shock mount is included in the package.

With a transparent sound, a wide frequency response, and a large dynamic range, the FC 4 offers excellent versatility. It's suitable for studio, stage, and broadcast applications.

The mic is recommended for choirs, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and other stringed instruments. It's also useful as a drum overhead on high hats, as a room mic, or in any other situation where a small-capsule condenser is called for.

The FC 4 is also available in a multi-capsule version (FC 4 MC), and in a matched stereo pair (FC 4 ST).

True condenser mic with 28 mm, 3 um gold-sputtered, low-distortion dual capsule mounted on an effective internal shock mount
Low-noise F.E.T. used as first amplifying device
Discrete Class-A electronics and transformerless, balanced output stage
External switches for high-pass filter and pad
Heavy-duty brass body
Shock mount included
Gold-plated XLR
Requires 48V phantom power
Microphone Capsule Pressure-gradient true condenser; 20 mm, 3um gold-sputtered
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity 14.5 mV / -37 dB (0 dB=1 V/Pa) @ 1 kHz
Equivalent Noise (A-weighted per IEC 268-4): < 17 dB typical
Maximum SPL (<1% THD @ 1 kHz): 140 dB
Output Impedance 250Ω
Recommended Load Impedance 1000Ω or more.
Controls 1 x switchable Pad (10 dB)
1 x switchable High-Pass Filter (6 dB / octave @ 100 Hz)
Current Consumption < 3 mA
Operating Voltage 48 V phantom power
Dimensions 0.91 x 6" (23 x 153 mm)
Weight 5 oz (142 g)
Golden Age Project FC 4 - Small-Capsule Condenser Microphone
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