sE Electronics VR1 Passive Ribbon Microphone


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Solve Your Set Up Struggles With The Easy To Use sE Electronics VR1 Passive Ribbon Microphone

The VR1, a passive ribbon to bring out the bite and edge from your guitar cabs with no muddy highs.

The VR ribbon microphones from sE mark a new era for ribbon mic technology.

Until the VR Series, the only ribbon mic in the world to perform across 20Hz-20kHz was our own Rupert Neve collaboration, the RNR1. This was achieved using state-of-the-art custom transformers and a Rupert Neve-designed circuit to reveal HF usually absent.

With the VR mics, full frequency response is achieved using a clever mechanical device designed by Siwei Zou, the company CEO, and a hand-tensioned ribbon constructed by our highly specialized technicians in sE's capsule room.

The result is a superbly detailed, open and natural recording of acoustic instruments and guitar cabs. The VR's ability to perform - coupled with the unique look - have already made them a secret weapon for top musicians and engineers worldwide.

  • Electronics: Passive 
  • Generating Element: Hand-tensioned 2.5 micro m aluminum ribbon
  • Directional Pattern: Figure-8
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 18 kHz
  • Impedance: 300 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 1.78 mV/Pa (-55 dB)
  • Max SPL: 135 dB (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 75 dB
  • Self Noise: 19 dB(A)
  • Matching Connectors: XLR3F
  • Power requirement: N/A (phantom-protected)
  • Weight: 230g / 8.11oz

Manufacturer: SE ELECTRONICS
Model: VR1
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I435376-N-0
UPC: #850426001736
Listing ID: NA91274