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RE420

Condenser cardioid vocal microphone

  • Premium condenser element delivers a highlydetailed, rich, and full bodied sound
  • Cardioid polar pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation with a comfortable working range
  • Multi-stage pop filter minimizes breath blasts and plosives
  • Selectable high-pass filter reduces undesirable low frequency content when engaged
  • Vibration-absorbing internal shock mount minimizes handling noise

The RE420 is a premium-grade, high-performance, condenser cardioid vocal microphone. Designed to reveal the exceptional detail and vivid clarity synonymous with condenser elements, it skillfully delivers the lyrical finesse required for expressive vocal performances.

The sonic signature is rich, detailed and full-bodied, with a warm and clear low end, natural and present midrange, and an open, crisp and detailed high end. The cardioid pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation. Maximum feedback rejection occurs when a stage monitor is positioned 180° off-axis to the element. This pattern also allows for a comfortable working range around the microphone making expressive microphone techniques easy.

The multi-stage pop filter consists of two layers of dense foam separated by air, which attenuates wind velocity caused by breath and windblasts. The high-pass filter has two positions (see drawing). The flat position delivers the full frequency band pass of the capsule. The high-pass position attenuates frequencies below 150 Hz.

The internal shock mount isolates the microphone element from vibration and guards against handling noise.

Specifications

Element type Self-biased condenser
Frequency response 50 Hz-20 kHz
Polar pattern Cardioid

Sensitivity, open circuitvoltage, 1 kHz 5.6 mV/Pascal (-45 dBV/Pa)
Clipping (max SPL) 149 dB SPL (1% THD)
Self noise 22 dB SPL "A" weighed (0 dB=20 μPa)
Dynamic range 127 dB
Signal-to-Noise ratio 72 dB
Output impedance 200 ohms
Power requirements 48 VDC phantom power
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3
Electrical contact 3-pin, XLR-type
Finish Black polyurethane paint
Materials Zinc die cast, steel wire cloth grille
Dimensions, length
diameter
shank
7.6 in. (192 mm)
1.95 in. (49.5 mm)
0.96 in. (24.3 mm)
Net weight 11.5 oz (326 g)
Shipping weight 1 lb 4.9 oz (593 g)

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RE420 Engineering Data Sheet EN 2.43MB Jun 19, 2018
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