Oktava ML-52-02 Dual Ribbon Microphone + 5 meter XLR Lead

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Oktava ML-52-02 Dual Ribbon Microphone + 5 meter XLR Lead

 

Oktava JSC are one of the worlds leading manufacturer of studio microphones. Established in Tula, Russia in 1927 Oktava originally started life as a factory designing and producing components for crystal and tube, radio receivers.
In 1936 Oktava produced their first dynamic microphone which was in production for 20 years. 

Oktava microphones are used in many top recording studios and are considered to be up amongst the best studio microphones available in the world.

 

The Oktava ML-52-02 is a classic dual 2.5 micron ribbon microphone with figure-of-eight polar pattern. The ML-52-02 has a natural warm sound typical of the best ribbon microphones available and therefore ideal for vocal recording where a warmer, smooth, low mid range type of performance is required. It has a natural roll-off at 40Hz, smooth flat mid-range and upper usable frequency range to 16KHz. 

The ML-52-02 has a striking body design with its 'bird cage' basket design. When used with a suitable preamplifier it will produce classy recordings reminiscent of bygone years when ribbon microphones were used more frequently before the advent of the modern day condenser microphone with their extended top end.

Other uses for the Oktava ML-52-02 are electric guitar amplifier, brass, piano, stringed instruments, percussion and many other sound applications.

 

Element Ribbon
Polar Pattern Figure of Eight
Frequency Response 40 - 16,000 KHz
Sensitivity, mV/Pa 1,6
Maximum SPL (1000Hz) >135dB(A)
Output Impedance (at 1000 ohms) 600 ohms
Load Impedance >1000 ohms
Connector Type XLR-3
Weight 590g
Dimensions 63mm Dia. 185mm Lgth.
Accessory Mounting Bracket
Accessory Wooden Storage Box 
   
   
  FIGURE-OF-EIGHT
 

 

 

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