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Mojave MA-301 FET Condenser Microphone

Large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser microphone
Part No: MOJAVE-301FET

The MA-301fet is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser microphone. Based upon the popular MA-201fet designed by David Royer, the MA-301fet adds a 3-posistion pickup pattern selector, a15dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off.

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Product Description

Details

The MA-301fet is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser microphone. Based upon the popular MA-201fet designed by David Royer, the MA-301fet adds a 3-posistion pickup pattern selector, a15dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off.

Utilizing a 3-micron gold-sputtered capsule, high-quality Jensen audio transformer, military-grade FET and custom designed low-noise resistors, the MA-301fet performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. Each MA-301fet microphone is carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case with a professional grade shockmount.

Features

  • Multi-pattern: Cardioid, Omnidiectional, Figure-eight (Bi-directional)
  • Switchable 15dB pad
  • Switchable Bass Roll-off
  • Hand-selected 3-micron 1" capsule
  • Jensen audio transformer
  • Military-grade FET
  • Custom designed low-noise resistors
  • Ultra clean signal path


Recommended Applications

  • Vocals
  • Voice Over and Broadcast
  • High SPL sources, such as Kick Drums and Bass Guitar Amps
  • Electric Guitar
  • Piano
  • Drum Overheads, Drum Rooms

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Transducer Type: Externally polarized, pressure gradient capacitor - double diaphragm

Diaphragm: 1-inch diameter, gold sputtered

Diaphragm Thickness: 3 microns

Polar Pattern: 3 patterns; omni, cardioid and figure-8

Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 KHZ, +/-3 dB at "flat" setting of bass cut switch. Bass cut switch provides 6 dB per octave attenuation below 100 Hertz in "cut" setting

Sensitivity: -40.5 dB, re. 1V/pa

Maximum SPL: 120 dB with pad off, 135 dB with pad on.

Distortion: < 1% @ 120 dB SPL , < 3% @ 134 dB SPL with pad off < 1% @ 134 dB SPL, < 3% @ 148 dB SPL with pad on

Self Noise: 14dB nominal, not to exceed 16dB (A weighted)

Pad: 15 dB

Bass Cut: 6 dB per octave below 100 hertz.

Impedance: 550 ohms, transformer balanced (Jensen)

Powering: 48VDC phantom power; current 1.2 mA


Dimensions and Weight

  • Carrying case with microphone, shock mount: 10" x 9" x 4.5", 4 lbs. 
  • Microphone: 7 5/8" X 2" (194mm x 51mm), 1 lb. (0.45Kg)

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