Royer Labs SF-12 Dual Element Stereo Ribbon Microphone

Royer Labs SF-12 Dual Element Stereo Ribbon Microphone

Royer Labs SF-12 Dual Element Stereo Ribbon Microphone

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  • Captures in Blumlein and M-S Stereo
  • Dual Ribbon Capsules
  • High SPL Handling

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Royer Labs SF-12 overview

  • 1Description

The SF-12 Stereo Ribbon Microphone from Royer Labs incorporates their classic ribbon sound in a stereo microphone. Two 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon transducers are mounted on top of each other in a 45-degree Blumlein stereo configuration. The result are stereo recordings with vivid, life-like detail and tranparent audio fidelity. The SF-12 features a 5-pin XLR connector and a 18' (5.48m) cable with dual standard XLR connectors is supplied.

The high SPL capability and figure 8 polar pattern associated with ribbon microphones apply here as well. Engineers have been known to switch their dual microphone techniques for the convenience, reliability and audio quality of the SF-12 when capturing orchestras, ambiance, group vocals, performances, etc.

Stereo Capturing
Two 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon transducers are mounted on top of each other in a 45-degree Blumlein stereo configuration. The result are stereo recordings with vivid, life-like detail and tranparent audio fidelity.
High SPL
Ribbon technology boasts high SPL handling. The SF-12 is capable of 130 dB without noise and distortion.
No Active Electronics
With no active output stage, the SF-12 exhibits a very low noise floor and pristine audio quality.
UPC: 899060002242
In the Box
Royer Labs SF-12 Dual Element Stereo Ribbon Microphone
  • Protective Wood Case
  • 18' 5-Pin XLR to Dual 3-Pin XLR Cable
  • Microphone Sock
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Ribbon
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    Royer Labs SF-12 specs

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    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Ribbon
    Polar Pattern Figure-8
    Frequency Range 30 Hz to 15 kHz
    Maximum SPL 130 dB SPL
    Impedance 300 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1500 Ohms
    Sensitivity -52 dBV/Pa
    Output Connectors 1 x 5-Pin XLR
    Length 8.11" / 206 mm
    Diameter 1.00" / 25.4 mm
    Weight 13.02 oz / 369 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.1 x 7.5 x 7.3"

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