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Royer 122 V

A high-quality ribbon microphone for accurate sound reproduction, providing a smooth and natural sonic character, making it well-suited for capturing vocals, instruments, and studio recordings with warmth, detail, and a vintage-inspired tonal signature, offering a versatile tool for professional audio engineers and musicians seeking a classic ribbon microphone sound.

Brand: Royer

Model: 122 V – Vacuum Tube Ribbon Microphone

Manufacture URL: https://royerlabs.com/r-122v/

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Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: The Conservatorium of MusicCON111 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Performance & Rehearsal Studios Inductions

These inductions can be found inside Canvas:

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Your Course > Modules > Compulsory WHS Inductions

This resource may be course dependent, please speak to Technical Staff for more information.

Technical Specifications

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Acoustic Operating Principle:
Electrodynamic pressure gradient with vacuum tube electronics.

Vacuum Tube: JAN mil-spec 5840W pentode wired in triode configuration

Polar Pattern: Figure-8

Generating Element: 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon

Magnets: Rare Earth Neodymium

Frequency Response: 30 – 15,000 Hz +/- 3dB

Sensitivity: -36 dB (re. 1v/pa +/- 1 dB)

Self-Noise: < 18 dB

Output Impedance: 200 Ohms, balanced

Rated Load Impedance: 1 K-Ohm

Maximum SPL: >135dB SPL @ 20 Hz

Power Requirements: Plate supply: 135 VDC @ 2mA, Filament supply: 6 VDC @ 150mA
from dedicated power supply.

Dimensions: 206mm L, 25mm W (8 1/8″ L, 1″ W)

Weight: 300g (10.9 oz)

Finish: Dull Satin Nickel/Matte Black Chrome

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Updated on July 13, 2023

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