Electro-Voice RE-420 Condenser Cardioid Vocal Microphone

Stage vocals stand out with EV's handheld cardioid condenser! The RE-420 delivers impressive acoustic isolation and detailed sound with a high-pass switch.

Premium condenser element delivers a highly-detailed, rich, and full bodied sound. Cardioid polar pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation with a comfortable working range. Multi-stage pop filter minimizes breath blasts and plosives. Selectable high-pass filter reduces undesirable low frequency content when engaged. Vibration-absorbing internal shock mount minimizes handling noise.

The Electro-Voice RE420 is a premium-grade, high-performance, condenser cardioid vocal microphone. Designed to reveal the exceptional detail and vivid clarity synonymous with condenser elements, it skillfully delivers the lyrical finesse required for expressive vocal performances. The sonic signature is rich, detailed and full-bodied, with a warm and clear low end, natural and present midrange, and an open, crisp and detailed high end. The cardioid pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation. Maximum feedback rejection occurs when a stage monitor is positioned 180 off-axis to the element. This pattern also allows for a comfortable working range around the microphone making expressive microphone techniques easy. The multi-stage pop filter consists of two layers of dense foam separated by air, which attenuates wind velocity caused by breath and wind blasts. The high-pass filter has two positions (see drawing).The flat position delivers the full frequency band pass of the capsule. The high-pass position attenuates frequencies below 150 Hz. The internal shock mount isolates the microphone element read more from vibration and guards against handling noise.
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- Element type: Self-biased condenser
- Frequency response: 50 Hz-20 kHz (see chart)
- Polar pattern: Cardioid
- Sensitivity open circuit voltage, 1 kHz: 5.6 mV/Pascal (-45 dBV/Pa)
- Clipping (max SPL):149 dB SPL (1% THD)
- Self-noise: 22 dB SPL "A" weighed (0 dB=20 µPa)
- Dynamic range: 127 dB
- Signal-to-Noise ratio: 72 dB
- Output impedance: 200 ohms
- Power requirements: 48 VDC phantom power
- Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2relative to pin 3
- Microphone connector: 3-pin, XLR-type
- Finish: Black polyurethane paint
- Materials: Zinc die cast, steel wire cloth grille
- Dimensions: 7.6 in. (192 mm) 1.95 in. (49.5 mm)0.96 in. (24.3 mm)
- Net weight: 11.5 oz (326 g)
- Shipping weight:1 lb 4.9 oz (593 g)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): F.01U.346.236

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-289-0096
Email: technical.support@us.bosch.com
Web: https://electrovoice.com/contact-us/

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted August 27, 2019 by Tony P in LONG BEACH, CA

"Great mic!"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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I've been an EV mic user for years, in rock bands with the ND757 and 767 and most recently with the RE410 in countless acoustic solo/duo/trio gigs. i always loved the lift and clarity of the RE410 so when the 420 came out in bought it as an upgrade. Same vocal lift and clarity that I love with better pattern control and finish.

Musical Background:

More than 2000 paid gigs. vocalist/guitarist

Musical Style:

rock, pop, folk, Christian
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