Electro-Voice RE50B - Omnidirectional Dynamic Shockmounted ENG Microphone (Black)

Electro-Voice RE50B - Omnidirectional Dynamic Shockmounted ENG Microphone (Black)

Electro-Voice RE50B - Omnidirectional Dynamic Shockmounted ENG Microphone (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Designed Specifically for Interviews
  • Omnidirectional Polar Pattern
  • Dynamic Mic Element
  • Low Handling Noise
  • Built-In Shockmount
  • Withstands Extreme Temps & Humidity
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Every day, for local, national and international news reports, the Electro-Voice RE50B gathers the audio for news interviews. Designed specifically as an ENG/EFP interview microphone, the RE50B's custom Dyna-Damp "mic-within-a-mic" shockmount provides extremely low handling noise for clear sound. A large, built-in Acoustifoam filter keeps wind and P-pop noise to an absolute minimum, indoors or out. Frequency response is 80 Hz to 13 kHz.

Industry standard news interview microphone
Features EV Dyna-Damp shockmount
Extremely low handling noise for clear sound
"Mic-within-a-mic" concept reduces wind and vocal plosive sounds
In the Box
Electro-Voice RE50B - Omnidirectional Dynamic Shockmounted ENG Microphone (Black)
  • Mic Bag
  • Stand Clamp
  • Euro-Thread Adapter
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
    Element Type Dynamic
    Output Connector 3-Pin XLR Male
    Frequency Response 80 Hz - 13 kHz
    Output Impedance 150 Ohms
    Sensitivity 1.6 mV/Pa
    Power Requirements None
    Case Material Aluminum
    Dimensions (L x D) 7.8 x 1.9" / 198.1 x 48.3 mm
    Weight 9.5 oz / 269 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    RE50B - Omnidirectional Dynamic Shockmounted ENG Microphone (Black) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 76.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Latest Version has a Locking XLR Collar Just to add a counter-point to the Most Liked Negative Review which stated that his RE50/B did not have a locking XLR Collar. I have a (2013) Electro-Voice RE50/B and it definitely has a locking XLR Collar on the bottom and my Sennheiser G3 Plug On transmitter locks securely and does not fall out.
    Date published: 2014-03-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected The EV did not disappoint on its first use at the London Notting Hill Carnival launch. I was commissioned to produce three short clips for webcast and a 40 minute film of the event. The EV was used for interviewing VIPs and distinguished guests. Linked to a Shure FP33 audio capture was pristine despite my 15 year old son at the controls. No echo or handling noise inside and certainly no wind noise outside. I didn't even use a windshield! The presenter I used kept waving the mic around initially due to nervousness (or did she lie to me about not being camera shy)? Not a single pop. There were no reflections in the video footage due to the matt black finish which gave it a quality look too. First impressions - excellent sound capture with quality you can feel. I look forward to the journalistic and documentary use I purchased it for.
    Date published: 2010-08-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply one of the best for ENG I picked up this mic for my personal ENG kit after using several at various television stations. These things are wonderful, literally go through wars and keep on working. Exceptional reproduction and response, yet relatively forgiving if the reporter can't get quite close enough or get the perfect angle. It's dynamic so power is never an issue. I run it through a JuicedLink XLR-mini adapter, and find that I get very adequate levels. A true classic that still performs with the best!
    Date published: 2010-02-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound even when held upside down I purchased this mic because of its omnidirectional capabilities and it served its purpose during its first job in use. What Im about to tell you is absolutely 100% true. While shooting a rehearsal dinner the Mother of the Groom picked up the ElectroVoice RE50/B and began to speak but what she didn't realize was that she was holding the mic upside down. Even with the mic being held upside down the audio still sounded good. All of my other directional mics would not have been able to pic up her voice but the OmniDirectional capabilities of the mic worked great.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The gold standard for TV news Use it any time it need a dependable stick mic. Seldom need a wind screen. Reporters drop it all the time and keeps working fine. When the finish gets dinged up you can send it in to be refurbished.
    Date published: 2012-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great All-Around Stick Mic I use this microphone as a go-to in all news gathering situations, especially when things get too noisy for a lav. The noise isolation on the RE50/B is top notch, as is the sound quality for general news gathering needs. These microphones can take a beating and keep on performing at a high level. It has never failed me in any weather situation I have come across in the field. Only negative I can think of is that the set screw for the XLR tends to come loose occasionally, but this is going to be true with any mic that is put through the ringer.
    Date published: 2014-02-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great mic i use this mic at large sporting events as a handheld for espn on air talent. great at reducing background noise and tough as nails
    Date published: 2008-04-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dependable and stylish microphone I shoot interviews for my own online channel and finally (after three years of borrowing from friends) I wanted my own. I was looking for a mic that was long enough to fit my 2x2 micflag. After reading the reviews and seeing the price, I felt comfortable in going with the RE50/B and it's just everything I could ask for in terms of style and ease of use. I also bought a wind protector which holds quite nicely.
    Date published: 2012-06-07
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