Blue Dragonfly Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Type of mic amplifier: Solid State Discrete class A

Type of Transducer: Pressure gradient

Directional Pattern: Cardioid

Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000 Hz

Rated source impedance: 50 ohms

Recommended load impedance: not less than 1000 ohms

Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa

Signal to noise ratio: 69db (related to 1 PA at 1khz) Max.

Sound Pressure Level for 0.5% THD: 132db

Power Requirements: 48-volt phantom (DIN 45596, IEC8 15)

Net weight: 640g

Dimensions: 235mm x 45mm

Connector: 3-pin XLR-type
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 3.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 13 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLU DRAGON
with Warm WA12 Preamp
Shipping Weight: 12.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 25 x 17 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 350035
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 818-879-5200

BLUE Dragonfly Cardioid Condenser Mic

The Dragonfly from BLUE puts transformerless, Class A condenser tone right where you need it, thanks to the swiveling capsule. Response from 20Hz-20kHz captures all your tone with mellow warmth. Includes elastic shockmount and case.

In the 1960s, Mohammed Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, boasted he "floats like a butterfly, stings like bee." BLUE's knockout punch microphone, the Dragonfly, is best described by this famous statement. Complete with an integrated elastic shock mount, this class A discrete, transformerless microphone offers a rotating capsule grill that can be positioned in the most difficult of areas. Countless hours of research and development were spent to test and select the most suitable active and passive components. This no compromises process, can assure the low noise, high dynamic range and unappreciable distortion of the microphone circuitry. The end-result gives the Dragonfly complete sonic neutral electronics with low-output impedance and no side effects from the cable capacitance and load impedance. This way only the capsule determines the sound. The Dragonfly incorporates the BLUE handcrafted 1 in. active diameter capsule. For this diaphragm they have selected a 6 micron mylar film which has been sputtered with a special mixture of pure gold and aluminum. The capsule operating principle is a pressure gradient with the pickup pattern being cardioid. The Dragonfly is packaged in an attractive linen box.
(11 ratings)
Submitted April 16, 2009 by a customer from comcast.net
"FANTASTIC!!!!"
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I am getting at least two more of these mics. I expect to use them until I die.
Sound
Extremely silky mic with fantastic character. I highly recommend this microphone. I mainly use it for vox and accoustic instuments.
Features
Everything you need but the talent.
Ease of Use
Truly easy to set up.
Quality
What can you say about Blue products? Great quality.
Value
I can't believe the mic sells at the price that it does. However, that was yet another deciding factor for my purchase.
Manufacturer Support
Have not had a need.
The Wow Factor
I have it!!!!
Musical Background:
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Musical Style:
Rock/Country
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