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Save $470 when you buy this (single) R92 ribbon mic and stereo TRP ribbon preamp, bundled at ZenPro!
You Will Receive
- AEA R92 Microphone (1)
- AEA TRP Preamp
- Hard Case
- Power Supply
- Swag Bag
AEA R92 Ribbon Mic Info
In the past few years AEA's acclaimed R84 Ribbon Microphone has become a new studio standard. Now AEA has once again expanded the sonic possibilities of ribbon mics with the R92 Ribbon Microphone. Reduced proximity bass boost and excellent wind blast protection make it suitable for close micing (6-12 inches) of guitar amps, vocals, percussion, etc. In addition, the smooth high frequency response of the R88 transducer has been further extended in the R92, making the R92 a unique voice in the world of ribbon mics.
AEA has designed the R92 to have slightly different tones on the front and rear pickup lobes of the microphone. The front lobe of the R92 is the "crisp" side, offering exceptionally clean and realistic high end detail. The rear lobe is the "smooth" side, which has a bit of classic ribbon high end rolloff that can help to handle harsh transients in a very refined and flattering way. Just like its brothers in AEA's Big Ribbon™ microphone series, the bass reproduction of the R92 is very solid and extended to the lowest audible bass frequencies.
The R92 is designed with an integral elastic shock mount, featuring a unique mounting system that allows excellent flexibility of mic positioning. The mic ships with a two meter cable and a durable plastic carrying case.
AEA R92 Features
- Captive 2 meter cable to A3M connector
- Integral swiveling shockmount for flexible positioning
- Designed for close micing situations
- 2.5" diameter and 7" tall and two pounds
- Polished anodized finish
- Sturdy plastic case
AEA R92 Specifications
- Sensitivity: >-55dBV/Pa
- Frequency Response: 20Hz-18kHz (+/- 3dB)
- Output Impedance: 270 ohms
- SPL Handling: >135dB SPL peak
AEA TRP Ribbon Preamp Info
The AEA Ribbon Mic Preamplifier is an ultra high-gain and impedance, minimal-path FET mic pre designed by Fred Forssell. This low-noise two-channel preamp is for ribbon, moving coil, and tube microphones that do not use or want phantom power. This allows for improvements in minimal path circuitry and also rids the unit of phantom-power blocking capacitors. Zener diodes on the input protect the input stage if external phantom power is applied.
First stage gain is set from +6 to +63 dB by a 12 position Grayhill switch. Another 20dB of gain is available after the output level potentiometer. Polarity reversal and high pass switches on the two channels are complimented by operating and overload LED metering.
AEA TRP Features
- Switched Gain and Continuous Level Controls
- Phase reverse and high-pass switches
- Anodized gray and black matte finished aluminum
- Laser engraved legends and single line schematic
- External power supply for minimum noise
AEA TRP Specifications
- 83 dB of gain
- -130 EIN noise figure
- -3 dB at 300 kH
- No phantom power, 18,000 ohms input impedance
- Green and Red LEDs indicates channel level
- Balanced XLR +4, and Unbalanced ¼ inch -10 outputs
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