COLES MICROPHONES - Studio ribbon
Coles Electroacoustics is a very long established manufacturer of specialised microphones and other acoustic transducers. The most well known are the legendary 4038 studio ribbon microphone, and 4104 and 4115 lip microphones.
Studio quality ribbon microphone, with bi-directional polar pattern. The frequency response is 30-15000Hz, and impedance 300ohms (30ohms to special order). Distortion is less than 1% at an SPL of 125dB. The stem incorporates cable eyelets for suspended applications, and a Western Electric 4069 type mating connector. Dimensions:197(h) × 83(w) × 61(d)mm. Weight 1.08kg. Available singly or as a matched pair.
Included accessories: 4069 mating connector.
Optional accessories: 4069/XLR is a connector/adapter which converts the 4069 style plug to 3 pin male XLR. 4071 is a complete stand mounting and connecting cable unit comprising stand adapter 4070, connector 4069 plus 150mm cable terminated in a 3 pin male XLR. Spare carrying case.
A new studio quality figure-of-eight ribbon microphone combining fifty years of tradition with the latest magnet technology to produce greater output, wider frequency response and no discernable stray magnetic field. The ribbon/magnet assembly has its own shock mounting to separate it from the main body. The microphone has XLR input, and is supplied with foam-lined rigid plastic case, soft cloth protective bag, swivel mount and a selection of thread adapters. A stereo mounting bracket is available separately, which allows two mics to be placed head to head vertically on one stand at any angle between zero and ninety degrees.
Frequency response is 20-20000Hz, impedance 300 ohms, distortion less than 1% at 125dB SPL and sensitivity -65dB (re 1V/Pa).