CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone

$240.00 (excluding VAT)

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Estimated delivery: 24th - 26th September

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Estimated delivery: 24th - 26th September

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

  • Software
  • CDs & DVDs
  • In-ear Monitors
  • Earplugs and Ear Protection
  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

  • Switchable Variable Pickup Pattern
  • Large 1.1'' Gold-Sputtered Dual Diaphragms
  • Transformeless Balanced Output Circuits
  • Integrated Stainless Steel Pop Filter
  • Complete With Shock Mount, Swivel Mount & Case

CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone

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The CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone is a vintage-style, condenser microphone featuring large 1.1’’ gold sputtered dual diaphragms. Combining the vintage capsule design with advanced technology and electronics, the CAD M179 delivers rich, detailed audio while retaining the sources natural harmonics. The continuously variable polar pattern features a ‘hard’ cardioid centre detent. The vintage-style design is reminiscent of condenser microphones from the 70s and 80s, with an integrated stainless steel internal pop/EMI filter. The transformerless balanced output circuits and 20dB non-capacitive pad, make the CAD M179 ideal for a range of recording applications.

Product Ref: 89094

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Exceptional Audio Fidelity

The CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone features an extended frequency range and a dual-pattern version of the original Equitek E-300 capsule. The high SPL capability (143 dB SPL with pad) and extended frequency range, the Cad M179 Microphone is ideal for a range of recording applications. With its premium-quality circuitry and versatile nature, the M179 Condenser Microphone is ideal for everything from capturing vocal performances to instrument such as electric guitars pianos and drums. The cardioid capsule and wide frequency response ensures you capture every nuance of your source material, while retaining its natural harmonics.

Premium-Grade Components

The large 1.1-inch dual diaphragm external bias condenser capsule features a gold sputtered design for optimal audio performance. The continuously variable pattern features a ‘hard’ cardiod centre detent, ideal for capturing a range of audio sources. The transformerless balanced output circuit is designed for optimal signal integrity. A 100Hz high-pass filter is ideal for removing unwanted low-end noise while recording, ideal for vocal performance and capturing instruments. Also included is a 20dB non-capacitive pad, avoiding any clipping for hotter signals.

Vintage-Style Design

CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone’s vintage-style design is reminiscent of condenser microphones from the 70s and 80s. The built-in stainless steel internal pop/EMI filter helps to reduce sibilance and plosive sounds, improving audio quality and performance. The variable pattern dial allows you to switch between patterns with ease. Additionally, the CAD M179 comes complete with a swivel mount, elastic shock mount and carrying case for added convenience.

Features

  • Continuously variable pattern with a "hard" cardioid centre detent
  • Large 1.1" dual diaphragm external bias condenser capsule
  • Gold sputtered diaphragms
  • High SPL capability (143 dB SPL with pad)
  • Transformerless balanced output circuits
  • 20 dB non-capacitive pad
  • 6dB/Octave @ 100Hz high-pass filter
  • Stainless steel internal pop/EMI filter

Specifications

  • Type: Side address, external bias condenser
  • Frequency Response: 10-20 kHz
  • Polar Pattern: Variable
  • Impedance: 200 ohms
  • Sensitivity: -36 dBV (16mV) @ 1Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 11 dB-A
  • Maximum SPL: 143 dB SPL (with pad)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: Less than 0.15
  • Pad: 20dB
  • High-Pass Filter: 100Hz, 6dB/octave
  • Powering: Minimum requirements are 24-52V phantom power capable of delivering at least 8 mA
  • Connector: Three pin male XLR type
  • Finish: Durable charcoal gray urethane. Satin nickel plated front & rear screen.
  • Dimensions: 2.25” (57.2 mm) Dia., x 7.00” (177.8 mm) High
  • Net Weight: 17.8 oz. (506 grams)
  • Furnished Accessories: MZM-5 elastic suspension shockmount