Royer Labs R-122V Ribbon Vacuum Tube Microphone (Nickel)

Royer Labs R-122V Ribbon Vacuum Tube Microphone (Nickel)

Royer Labs R-122V Ribbon Vacuum Tube Microphone (Nickel)

B&H # ROR122V MFR # R-122V
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Product Highlights

  • Vacuum Tube Electronics
  • 2.5-Micron Aluminum Ribbon
  • Includes Dedicated Power Supply
  • Extremely Low Self Noise
  • Figure 8 Polar Pattern
  • Consistent Frequency Response
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Royer Labs R-122V overview

  • 1Description

The R-122V Vacuum Tube Ribbon Microphone from Royer Labs is the result of additional developments made to the microphone once used as the benchmark to test their R-122 series microphones against. This world class design delivers the benefits of a top-quality ribbon microphone with the output power and warm characteristics associated with the industries best vacuum tube condensers.

The 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon reproduces audio with a startling transparency and detail. Like most ribbon microphones, the R-122V features a figure 8 polar pattern for flexible microphone positioning. The output stage electronics are built around a JAN mil-spec 5840W vacuum tube for incredible warmth, rich detail and high output gain. A dedicated power supply is included for powering the tube.

Vacuum Tube Output Stage
The output stage electronics are built around a JAN mil-spec 5840W vacuum tube for incredible warmth, rich detail and high output gain. A dedicated power supply is included for powering the tube.
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-122V boasts high SPL capability for close capturing of speaker cabinets, drums, percussion, brass, etc.
UPC: 899060002204
In the Box
Royer Labs R-122V Ribbon Vacuum Tube Microphone (Nickel)
  • Power Supply
  • Connecting Cable
  • Shock Mount
  • Carrying Case
  • Microphone Sock
  • Documentation
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Ribbon
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    Royer Labs R-122V specs

    Analog Performance
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Ribbon
    Tube Yes
    Polar Pattern Figure-8
    Frequency Range 30 Hz to 15 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 18 dB 
    Maximum SPL 135 dB SPL
    Impedance 200 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity -36 dBV/Pa
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Voltage Not specified by manufacturer
    Length 8.11" / 206 mm
    Diameter 1.00" / 25.4 mm
    Weight 10.90 oz / 309 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 16.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.6 x 14.4 x 7.7"

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