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M-Audio Nova Condenser Microphone

Powered by a 1.1" gold diaphragm and Class A solid-state electronics, the M-Audio Nova condenser mic gives you professional quality at an entry-level price. (68) Read 8 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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M-Audio Nova Condenser Microphone

Using manufacturing breakthroughs pioneered by M-Audio's popular Luna and Solaris, the Nova cardioid microphone redefines the entry-level price point for quality studio condenser microphones. Its 1.1 in. evaporated gold diaphragm is mounted in a solid brass capsule, ensuring recordings that are faithful to the source, and the Class A solid state electronics are engineered for low noise, distortion and coloration. At this staggeringly low price, these puppies will turn up everywhere.

Features:

- Affordable large capsule cardioid condenser
- 1.1" evaporated gold diaphragm
- Solid brass body and capsule
- 20Hz-18kHz frequency response
- Includes hard mount, soft case and XLR cable

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- Type: Large diaphragm condenser, gold evaporated
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz-18 kHz
- Sensitivity: 16 mV/Pa (-36 dBV)
- Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 128 dB
- Equivalent Noise Level: 14 dB A weighted
- Output Impedance: 200 ohms
- Recommended Load Impedance: > 1,000 ohms
- Preamp Topology: Class A FET preamp
- Power Requirement: 48V phantom power
- Connector: 3-pin male XLR
- Grille and Body: Wire mesh grille and body, all brass
- Finishing: Silver nickel plating
- Size: 7.3" (h) x 1.9" (w)
- Weight: 23 oz.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 401-658-5765
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (68 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Good Job, M-Audio for Producing Excellent Professional Condenser Mics."
Sound: Good SPL level, dynamic range and transient sound reproduction. Feature: Ok. No low cut switch/-10db pad.Could be better. Ease of Use: Plug and play Quality: Strong, robust built with good material engineering for durability added. You would know this mic takes the beating from the extreme usage and loud singing. Good mic for vocals and guitars. Value: For below hundred bucks, you get close to RODE mic quality. What else matters. Manufacturer Support: Friendly and Good The Wow Factor: Want it of cos. Overall: This mic though new but has established its brand name in comparison with big brands like neumann, rode and AKG. I will buy back the same one if this ever gets lost, stolen or spoilt(Trust its quality is lasting, no doubt). Good Job, M-Audio for providing professional quality condenser mics, at an unbeatable price.
Style of Music: All
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"A workhorse that can do it all!"
Sound: I'm not a studio professional but this mic sounds wonderful to my ears! I bought it mostly for acoustic guitar but also planned on doing some amp micing and vocal work with it. I've found that it has done all of these with great results! Feature: There are no pad switches or anything like that, it's a plug and go mic, which I like. While it would be nice to have different patterns to choose from so far I haven't found that I need them. Quality: This thing is a miniature tank! I can't believe how heavy duty it is and the screen is double mesh so it's not cheap looking. The whole mic is very nice. Value: This is a great mic for someone like myself who's venturing from a cheap Radio Shack mic to this big world of recording. I bought my used so I got an even better deal than buying it retail. The Wow Factor: It looks very professional, it sounds very professional and it's only $99, what more could you ask for? Overall: If you're wondering whether or not to get this mic chances are that you need it. If you're a professional you're going to get something more expensive (the merits of doing so are questionable however) but if you're just getting started like myself into the world of digital recording this is the work horse for you.
Style of Music: Rock, Alternative, Progressive, Jazz
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