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Royer Labs R-121 15th Anniversary Edition Ribbon Microphone


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This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.

Product Highlights
  • Nickel Finish
  • Figure-Eight Polar Pattern
  • High SPL Capability
  • Rugged Design
  • Original Black Logo
  • Limited Run of 250
  • Includes 15th Anniversary Certificate

The Royer Labs R-121 15th Anniversary Ribbon Microphone was designed to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the R-121 mic. It has a limited production of 250 and features the original black logo. An anniversary certificate signed by David Royer is included.

The R-121 is a studio ribbon microphone that is regarded as a work-horse microphone among top recording professionals. The R-121 delivers everything expected in a high-quality ribbon microphone without the fragile construction.

The 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon reproduces audio with a startling transparency and detail. Like most ribbon microphones, the R-121 features a figure-eight polar pattern for flexible microphone positioning. The R-121 boasts high SPL handling for close capturing of instrument cabinets, drums and other transient rich sources without noise and distortion.

Rugged Design
The R-121 delivers all of the quality expected of a top ribbon microphone, without the sensitive construction. Royer Labs ensures that the 121 will sustain the rigors of the recording industry with a lifetime warranty.
Transparent Audio Reproduction
The 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon reproduces audio with startling transparency for a life-like audio quality.
High SPL Handling
The R-121 boasts high SPL capability for close capturing of speaker cabinets, drums, percussion, brass, etc.
Transducer Electrodynamic Pressure Gradient
2.5-micron Aluminum Ribbon
Polar Pattern Figure-Eight
Frequency Response 30 - 15,000 Hz +/- 3dB
Dynamic Range (Typical) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Input Sound Level > 135dB @ 20 Hz
Power Requirements No
Output Impedance 300 Ohms @ 1K (nominal)
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 6.13 x 1" (58 x 25mm)
Weight 244 g (8.6 oz)
Royer Labs R-121 15th Anniversary Edition Ribbon Microphone
  • Protective Wood Box
  • Microphone Sock
  • Anniversary Certificate
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty (Original Owner)
    Limited 1-Year On Ribbon
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