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sE Electronics X1 R Ribbon Microphone
sE Electronics X1 R Ribbon Microphone

sE Electronics X1 R Ribbon Microphone

SoundPro Item: 112009
MSRP: $309.00
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The X1 R is a vintage-modern hybrid that provides all the inherent smoothness of a hand-crafted ribbon mic, but with more versatility, durability, and ease of use than the delicate ribbons of yesteryear.

The X1 R brings the magic of traditional ribbon mics into the modern age with a tough construction that can handle any SPL. This is a ribbon you can take on the road. The sE X1 R ribbon microphone is a high performance passive ribbon from sE Electronics. The sE Electronics X1 R is suited to a variety of recording applications including guitar cabs, overhead drums, brass, woodwind, strings, commercial broadcast and voice-over.

This state of the art ribbon element enclosed by top-grade Neodymium magnets boasts some of sE Electronics' latest ribbon microphone technologies. Combining their traditional ribbon technology with some of the mechanical elements of the VR1/VR2 microphone HF (High Frequency) extension technology brings you a classic sounding ribbon mic with a gentle HF lift.

The X1 R doesn't quite offer the full-frequency response performance of the VR1, VR2, or the widely acclaimed Rupert Neve Signature Series RNR1 - but its hybrid old and new ribbon technology gives you all the natural beauty of the ribbon sound, while providing more versatility and ease of use.

sE Electronics X1 R Features

  • Vintage-modern hybrid
  • As smooth as a hand-crafted ribbon mic, with more versatility, durability, and ease of use
  • High performance passive ribbon element enclosed by neodymium magnets
  • Classic-sounding ribbon mic with a gentle HF lift
  • X1 R ribbon microphone1
  • Mic clip1
  • Transducer TypeRibbon
  • Polar PatternFigure-8
  • Frequency Range20 Hz - 16 kHz
  • Output Impedance200 Ohms
  • Sensitivity1.78 mV/Pa (-55dB)
  • Max SPL135 dB (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
  • Signal to noise ratio71 dB
  • Self noise23 dB(A)
  • Electronicspassive
  • Matching connectorsXLR3F
  • Weight17.99 oz (510 g)

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