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Royer R-101, a new ribbon mic for $800

Tuesday August 17, 2010. 10:47 AM, by Nantho Audio Hardware > Royer Labs
Audio Hardware : Royer R-101, a new ribbon mic for $800 - macmusicThe Royer Labs R-101 is the newest addition to Royer's popular R-series line of ribbon microphones. Following in the footsteps of their famous R-121, the R-101 is a mono, passive ribbon microphone utilizing a patented offset-ribbon transducer and a 2.5-micron ribbon element.

The R-101 is a solid microphone (17 oz) and ships in a protective carrying case with a shock mount. Matched pairs are available.

Features :

• High SPL capabilities for electric guitar and percussion
• Multi-layered wind screen provides superior protection to ribbon element
• No internal electronics to overload or produce distortion up to maximum SPL rating
• Extremely low residual noise
• Ribbon element not affected by heat or humidity
• Absence of high-frequency peaks, "ringing" and phase shifts
• Equal sensitivity from front or back of element

Specifications :

• Acoustic operating principle: Electrodynamic pressure gradient
• Polar pattern: Figure-8
• Generating element: 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon
• Magnets: Rare Earth Neodymium
• Frequency response: 30 - 15,000 Hz +/- 3dB
• Sensitivity: -48dB (re. 1v/pa)
• Output impedance: 300 ohms at 1kHz (nominal)
• Rated load impedance: 1500 ohms (or greater)
• SPL handling: Greater than 135dB at 30Hz
• Output connector: Male XLR 3-pin (pin 2 hot)
• Finish: Matte black
• Included accessories: Shockmount, carrying case, mic sock
• Optional accessories: Pop screen
• Microphone warranty: Lifetime to original owner (repair or replace at Royer's option)
• Ribbon element warranty: One year

Pricing : 800$
Availability : TBA
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