Mojave Audio MA-1000DS
Mojave Audio MA-1000DS - Multi Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone
The MA-1000 is a large-diaphragm Multi-pattern Tube Condenser Microphone, designed by Technical Grammy award winning microphone designer David Royer. Inspired from some of yesterday’s most revered microphones, this modern tube microphone features an original new old-stock 5840 tube, a 251-style capsule, and a custom-designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics. Among its notable attributes, the MA-1000 includes a remotely controlled, continuously variable polar pattern selector (omnidirectional to figure-eight) that is located on microphone’s power supply.
The MA-1000 also offers a switchable 15dB pad that facilitates high SPL recordings with no microphone distortion or preamplifier overload. This is particularly useful for close miking electric guitars. Similarly, the microphone provides a switchable low frequency roll-off designed to reduce the excess low end created by proximity effect, the bass buildup commonly experienced during close miking of vocals and acoustic instruments. The LF roll-off capability is also useful when miking electric guitars where less low end buildup is desired.
With world-class components, the new MA-1000 delivers a sweet, airy top end, ‘you-are-there’ realism in the mids, and an accurate yet authoritative bottom end. The microphone ships with an innovative shock mount design that was created by and licensed from Royer Labs.