Studio quality in a live vocal mic.
- Studio recording quality
Rugged all-metal construction
Attractive satin-nickel finish
Heat-treated, high-strength mesh head
Custom designed integral 'plosive' screen
Ergonomically weighted & balanced
Low noise circuitry
Low handling noise
Complete with stand mount & zip pouch
Designed & manufactured in Australia
Full 5 year guarantee
Rode Microphones S1 Pro Vocal Condenser Microphone
The RØDE S1 Pro Vocal Condenser Mic is a professional-quality microphone, specifically designed for live vocal performance.
It employs a true condenser transducer for optimal sound reproduction. The frequency response is tailored to ensure clear vocals while reducing handling noise. The unidirectional (super cardioid) pickup pattern limits background noise and reduces the susceptibility to feedback. The 5-piece mesh head provides filtering of breath, wind, and plosive noises while not interfering with the RØDE S1's sensitivity or frequency response. The hardened mesh head also protects the precision condenser transducer from airborne contaminants and possible impact during performance and transit.
The ergonomic design of the S1 also makes it extremely comfortable to hold and control during performance. The S1 mic requires P48V phantom supply and will work with most professional mixing consoles that incorporate this standard. The high-level output of the S1 is electronically balanced to reduce loss over long cable runs with the additional benefit of high-level rejection of electromagnetic interference.
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- Operation Power: 48V
Output Impedance: The S1 will operate satisfactorily into a load impedance as
low as 1kOhm. If a load below this is used, the output signal
level will be reduced
The S1 output is balanced between pin 2 (hot) and pin 3
(cold). Pin 1 is ground
Acoustic principle: Externally polarized condenser, pressure
Directional pattern: Supercardioid
Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
Output impedance: 50 ohms
Signal/Noise ratio DIN/IEC 651: 75dB (1kHz rel 1 Pa; per IEC651, IEC268-15)
Equivalent noise: 18dBA SPL (per IEC651, IEC268-15)
Maximum SPL: 151dB (@ 0.7% THD into 1kOhm)
Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1 kOhm: -46.5dB re 1 Volt/Pascal, (4.7mV @ 94dB SPL), +/- 2dB into 1kOhm
Maximum output voltage: +12.5dBu (@ 0.7% THD into 1kO)
Dynamic range of the mic. amplifier DIN/IEC 651: 132dB (per IEC651, IEC268-15)
Power (Supply voltage): Phantom supply voltage - 44V to 52V. Current consumption - 4.4 mA
Polarity: A positive acoustic pressure applied to the diaphragm results in a positive voltage excursion at pin 2 with respect to pin 3 at the output XLR connector
Connector: XLR 3F
Weight approx.: 10.58 oz