KSM32/SL Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone (Champagne) - Batts Audio, Video and Lighting
 

KSM32/SL Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone (Champagne)

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  • Class A, transformerless preamplifier circuitry eliminates cross-over distortion for improved linearity across the full frequency range.
  • Embossed, high-compliance diaphragm provides extended low-frequency response.
  • Ultra-thin, gold-layered, low-mass, Mylar® diaphragm for excellent transient response
  • 15 dB attenuation switch for handling extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL)
  • Switchable low-frequency filter provides greater flexibility to reduce background noise or to counteract proximity effect.
  • Integrated three-stage pop protection grille reduces "pop" and other breath noise
  • Internal shock mount reduces transmission of handling noise
  • Replacement cartridge:  RK374 

 

Performance Characteristics

  • Extended frequency response
  • Very low self-noise
  • Exceptional low-frequency reproduction
  • High output level
  • High input SPL capability
  • No cross-over distortion
    • Extremely uniform polar response
    • Superior common mode rejection and suppression of radio frequency interference

     

    Applications

    Some typical applications for the KSM32 are listed below. Microphone use, however, is a matter of personal taste. The KSM32 may be used for a variety of applications other than those listed. 

    • Voice -- solo, background, voice-over, broadcasting
    • Acoustic instruments -- such as piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings
    • Wind instruments -- brass and woodwind
    • Low frequency instruments -- such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum
    • Overhead miking -- drums or percussion
    • Ensembles -- choral or orchestral
    • Room ambiance pick-up -- guitar amplifier or drums 

    Both the acoustic environment and microphone placement have significant effects on the sound obtained when miking a source. You may need to experiment with these variables to achieve the best overall sound for each application.

    Cardioid Sudio Condenser Microphone-Studio Model (Champagne), with A32SM and Aluminum Case.