Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone Stereo Pair

Buy new $2,475 + Free Shipping
Fulfilled by Vintage King Audio
and shipped from Ferndale, MI, United States
Eligible for financing as low as 0% APR
The Coles 4038 is a truly iconic ribbon microphone, with the currently-manufactured mics almost completely unchanged from the originals designed by the BBC and built by STC in the 1950s. The 4038 sports a wonderfully dark, heavy sound that lends itself particularly well to drums, guitar amps, horns and any other sound source that can benefit from a rolloff of high frequencies. The 4038 initially gained its massive popularity in recording studios after being used above Ringo Starr's kit on a huge selection of The Beatles' recordings. The swiveling "waffle iron" head houses one of the thinnest ribbon elements ever produced, and allows the engineer to fine-tune the positioning of the microphone to best capture the sound as well as make use of its deep null to cancel out unwanted bleed from other instruments.

Follow this product to see new listings in your feed!