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Multi-pattern Large Diaphragm Condenser solid state microphone with and shockmount

The MA-301fet is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser microphone.

Product Details
microphone. Based upon the popular MA-201fet designed by David Royer, the MA-301fet adds a 3-position pickup pattern selector, a 15dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off.
Utilizing a 3-micron gold-sputtered capsule, high-quality Jensen audio transformer, military-grade FET and custom designed low-noise resistors, the MA-301fet performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. Each MA-301fet microphone is carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case with a professional grade shockmount.

  • Multi-pattern: Cardioid, Omnidiectional, Figure-eight (Bi-directional)
  • Switchable 15dB pad
  • Switchable Bass Roll-off
  • Hand-selected 3-micron 1″ capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military-grade FET
  • Custom designed low-noise resistors
  • Ultra clean signal path

Recommended Applications
  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • High SPL sources, such as Kick Drums and Bass Guitar Amps
  • Electric Guitar
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms

Technical Specification
Pad 15 dB
Impedance 550 ohms, transformer balanced (Jensen)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 KHZ, +/-3 dB at “flat” setting of bass cut
Powering 48VDC phantom power; current 1.2 mA
Sensitivity -40.5 dB, re. 1V/pa
Diaphragm 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered
Diaphragm thickness 3 microns
Maximum SPL 120 dB with pad off, 135 dB with pad on.
Distortion < 1% @ 120 dB SPL , < 3% @ 134 dB SPL with pad off
Self Noise 14dB nominal, not to exceed 16dB (A weighted)
Microphone 7 5/8″ X 2″ (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)
TRANSDUCER TYPE Externally polarized, pressure gradient capacitor – double diaphragm.
POLAR PATTERN 3 patterns; omni, cardioid and figure-8
Carrying case with microphone, shock mount 10″ x 9″ x 4.5″, 4 lbs.
BASS CUT 6 dB per octave below 100 hertz.