Mint Condition - 6 Month Alto Music Warranty

Manley Labs Reference Cardioid Tube Microphone

The Reference Cardioid Microphone shares the same electronic attributes as the Gold Reference Series, but has a center-fixed cardioid-only capsule with a thicker gauge (6 micron) gold sputtered diaphragm. With the similar film thickness and construction, similar high frequency resonance (a little edge), similar proximity effect and pretty good immunity from pops and sibilance problems, our Reference Cardioid more closely recalls how many of the vintage European tube mics such as the beloved U47 sounded like when they were new. Its rich tonal balance and liquid character is consistently admired for instruments such as guitars, drum overheads, saxophone, and especially vocals. With your present mic, if you find yourself leaning on your compressors and boosting 5 or 10K to score a bit more testosterone, then the Reference Cardioid just might be the mic you’re looking for to cure what ails ya. If you seem to be constantly boosting 12-18K and trying to get a clean, intimate sound, then probably the Reference Gold would be the safest bet.

This mint condition product includes the original packaging, manual, and all original accessories.

Listed7 years ago
ConditionMint (Used)
Mint items are in essentially new original condition but have been opened or played.learn more
Brand
Model
  • Reference Cardioid Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone
Finish
  • Mint
Categories
Made In
  • United States
Microphone Type
  • Large-Diaphragm Condenser
Wired/Wireless
  • Wired
Electronics
  • Tube
Polar Pattern
  • Cardioid

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