A-Designs EM-RED

$795.00
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The EM-Red is the “mid-forward” member of the EM family. It derives its distinctive tone from a combination of an A-Designs proprietary input transformer featuring a unique winding, and a custom wound steel/nickel-wound output transformer (also a proprietary A-Designs alloy ratio). The EM-Red has the extra kick you need with a mic that lacks present midrange (such as the mid- scooped Chinese capsules), or for bringing an instrument forward in the mix. The upfront mids of the EM- Red make it ideal for drums, guitar, bass guitar, and acoustic instruments….in fact, you will find the EM- Red particularly useful when recording acoustic guitar with a condenser microphone. It’s also great for bringing out the resonance and character of rack and floor toms.

Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

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