Blue Microphones Bottle Rocket Stage One Condenser Microphone

    Blue’s most accessible Class A discrete solid state mic with a foundation for interchangeable capsules!

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    Product Description

    The Stage One is Blue’s most accessible Class A discrete solid state mic with a foundation for interchangeable capsules. Precision-designed and hand-assembled, the Stage One includes Blue’s highly-acclaimed B8 cardioid capsule. Compared to similar mics, the Stage One has a very low self noise specification (< 7.5 dB) and a very high output level (+12dBV), making it the perfect choice for today’s high sample rate/deep word length digital platforms.

    Instead of integrated circuits (chips), the Stage One employs a transformless Class A discrete amplifier circuit to ensure the most accurate and noise-free signal possible, with minimal distortion and coloration. The Stage One is an ideal mic for recording virtually any sound source. In addition to the mic, the Stage One also includes custom spider shockmount.

    Product Specifications
    Blue Bottle Rocket Stage One Condenser Mic Specifications
    • Includes: Wood box, S3 Shock, B8 capsule
    • Acoustical operating principal: Pressure gradient or pure pressure (depending on capsule)
    • Directional pattern: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure of 8 (depending on capsule)
    • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz
    • Sensitivity (1kHz into 2.5kO): 27mV/Pa (+/-10mV depending on capsule)
    • Rated impedance: 50O
    • Rated load impedance: Not less than 1kO
    • Noise level a-weighted (iec 651): Not more than 7.5dBV –14dBV (depending on capsule)
    • Max output (1% thd into 2.5kO): +12dBV = 3.1 Vrms
    • Max spl (1.0% thd into 2.5kO): 138dB
    • Dynamic range (2.5kO load): 130dB
    • Supply voltage (IEC 268-15): +48V phantom power (+35V min.)
    • Current draw: (typical AI+48V): 1.8mA
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    Phone:  818-879-5200 Warranty:  1 year, tubes 90 days
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