Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)

Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)

Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)

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Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)

Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)

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  • 1Description

This is a stereo matched pair of the gray DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone from Cascade Microphones, which features a passive, dual-ribbon design with a symmetrical figure-8 pickup pattern. Unlike offset ribbon designs, this microphone produces equal (but out-of-phase) response from the front and back sides of the motor, making it useful as the side channel in a mid-side setup, or within a Blumlein array. The ribbons are constructed of corrugated aluminum, measure 1.5" in length and 0.15" in width, and are mounted 5/8" apart, in parallel. The use of two ribbons increases the microphone's sensitivity.

The ribbon motors are housed within a mesh grille. The mic provides no other screening or blast filtering, which has the benefit of reducing unwanted resonance, but does expose the ribbon elements to contamination. Therefore, the use of a pop filter when tracking vocals is recommended. The frequency response is slightly elevated from 40 to 100 Hz, flat through 4000 Hz, and rolls off through 15,000 Hz.

Suggested Uses
  • Electric guitars
  • Drum overheads
  • Horns
  • Strings
  • Banjo
  • Mandolin
  • Dobro
In the Box
Cascade Microphones DR-2 Double Ribbon Microphone with Leatherette Pouch (Stereo Matched Pair, Gray)
  • 2 x Microphone Clips
  • Stereo Blumlein Bar
  • 2 x Leatherette Storage Pouches
  • Technical Bag
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty, 1 Year on Original Ribbon Capsule
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    • 1Description
    Analog Performance
    Sound Field Stereo
    Transducer Ribbon
    Polar Pattern Figure-8
    Frequency Range 25 Hz to 9 kHz
    Maximum SPL Figure 8: 135 dB SPL
    Impedance Figure 8: 200 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity Figure 8: -56 dB
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Length 1.5" / 3.81 cm
    Diameter Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
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