Audix OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic

Audix OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic

Audix OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic

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Product Highlights

  • Dynamic Transducer
  • Hypercardioid Polar Pattern
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The design of the Audix OM5 was in response to the market's demand for a super high-output mic with natural, undistorted sound. Unlike other brands using magnets, the OM5 does not sacrifice sonic quality or feedback rejection to achieve its high levels of gain.

Dynamic hypercardioid features high output with gentle presence rise and smooth proximity response. VLM equipped offers unmatched noise & feedback rejection. Exceptional 48Hz - 19kHz frequency response, 144db SPL handling, durable zinc alloy construction, electronically cut blast filter with black E-coat finish. Comes with carry pouch and nylon mic clip.

High output with gentle presence rise and smooth proximity response
VLM equipped offers unmatched noise & feedback rejection
Exceptional frequency response
Durable zinc alloy construction, electronically cut blast filter with black E-coat finish
Clear and accurate vocal reproduction
Handles high SPL without distortion
Low handling noise
Provides exceptional gain before feedback
Provides maximum vocal isolation on stage
Dent resistant spring steel grill
UPC: 687471101087
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Audix OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic
  • Carrying Pouch
  • Unbreakable Nylon Mike Clip
  • 5-Year Warranty
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    Audix OM5 specs

    Transducer VLM Type B, Dynamic
    Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
    Frequency Response 48Hz - 19kHz
    Maximum Input Sound Level 144dB
    Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
    Output Impedance 200 Ohms
    Output Connectors Switchcraft XLR-3M Type
    Dimensions 6.78 x 1.88" (172.2 x 47.8mm)
    Weight 10.8 oz. (307 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 4.2 x 2.7"

    Audix OM5 reviews

    OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Less narky and great for loud stages I have a bunch of OM5s which I use generally on all sorts of bands when I work as an in-house live sound engineer. On a bitey sound system they're a more pleasant vocal mic than other ubiquitous vocal mics you see around a lot. I find the OM5 has less mud, a slightly rounder mid, and doesn't suffer from the high mid narkiness of other common vocal mics. There's a very usable top end brightness which really brings the vocals to the front without being sibilant or harsh. The tighter pickup pattern also helps cut out spill from loud guitars and drums, which means the mix sounds clearer and tighter. Another bonus is that you can get a much louder vocal level in your monitors before feedback rears its ugly head... Useful for weak singers. The matte black finish looks very subtle and cool, and a little dangerous, and doesn't steal attention away from the singers. The biggest problem I have with this mic is the pickup pattern is too tight for singers who move around a lot in front of it. If your vocalist plays guitar and spends a lot of time turning her head to watch her fret hand, you'll frequently lose level as she goes off-mic. This is the flip-side of having a good tight pickup pattern.
    Date published: 2010-07-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from OM5 - Hypercardioid Dynamic Mic Testing this to see how it works with my voice, so far it seems brighter
    Date published: 2017-06-12
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