Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

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Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

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Product Highlights

  • True Condenser Element
  • General Instrument & Vocals
  • Unidirectional (Cardioid) Pattern

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The Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone is a versatile small-diaphragm condenser microphone, well suited for general vocal capturing, instruments, amplifier cabinets, drums, percussion and more. The CM 90 features a true condenser element, resulting in high sensitivity, wide frequency response and high signal-to-noise ratio. Its cardioid polar pattern manages off-axis ambiance and noise while delivering high gain-before-feedback. The rugged enclosure is made of brass, and is built to withstand the rigors of sound reinforcement and studio recording applications.

High sensitivity, extended smooth, full frequency response and very high SPL capability
Transformerless design for minimal self-noise and increased dynamic range
Rugged, turned-brass housing and internal sub-assembly shockmount for maximum reliability
Requires 48V phantom power
UPC: 634343000283
In the Box
Nady CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
  • Microphone Clip
  • Foam Windscreen (FW-1/90)
  • Leatherette Pouch
  • User Guide
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Nady CM 90 specs

    Analog Performance
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Diaphragm 0.79" / 20.07 mm
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 40 Hz to 16 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 75 dB 
    Equivalent Noise Level 28 dB CCIR
    19 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 131 dB SPL
    THD 1%
    Impedance 200 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity 14 mV/Pa
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 3 mA
    Operating Voltage 48 V
    Operating Temperature 14 to 140°F / -10.00 to 60.00°C
    Operating Humidity 85 to 90%
    Length 5.1" / 129.54 mm
    Diameter 0.9" / 22.86 mm
    Weight 5 oz / 142 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.7 x 4.4 x 2.3"

    Nady CM 90 reviews

    CM 90 Cardioid Condenser Microphone is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Almost a Fantastic Deal This mic sounds wonderful, most of the time. I own a pair of these mics and have used them with various preamps - Alesis iO Hub, Tascam DR-40, ART Tube MP, and Studio Projects VTB-1, and it works great with all of them. However, I have a pair of these mics and the only preamps I have a pair of is on my M-Audio M-Track. These mics exhibit a overbearing crunching horrible noise only when used with my M-Track. The M-Track works fine with all my other mics, and the CM-90s work fine with all my other preamps. I feel as though perhaps these mics aren't stable with USB interfaces, and certainly not with an M-Track. Otherwise they sound great.
    Date published: 2015-01-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent Used for : Acoustic Guitar Voice Drum overheads Idk why it just seems average. Nothing speacial about it sound wise. I did like the fact that it was very affordable! If this is your first condenser, buy it. Comes with the case and mount. I should have bought a stereo Pair.
    Date published: 2012-05-23
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