R1A

Primary use:

Polar patterns:

Common name: Golden Age Premier R1A

The R1A is an active bidirectional ribbon microphone equipped with an internally shock-mounted 50 mm x 5 mm, 2 micron thick element, a Lundahl 1927A output transformer, Wima film capacitors, Nichicon Gold electrolytic capacitors, Mogami cabling and Neutrik gold plated connectors. The microphone is equipped with a switchable 160 Hz, 6 dB/octave high-pass filter and a 10 dB attenuation pad.

Electrical Characteristics

Frequency Response
30Hz - 18 kHz
Output Sensitivity
10 mV/Pa
Max SPL
150
Max SPL, THD:
1
Self Noise (CCIR)
dB
Self Noise (DIN/IEC)
18 dB-A
Output Impedance
200Ω
Recommended Load
1kΩ
Powering
Supply Current
4 mA
Alternative Powering

Switchable Options

Pad
-10 dB
Filter/EQ
160 Hz , 6dB/octave

Physical Characteristics

Connector
XLR-3M
Connector notes
Available Colours
Black
Weight
820 g
Length
185 mm
Min diameter width
Max diameter
59 mm
Depth

Accessories

Included
Optional