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Electro-Voice RE16 Supercardioid Handheld Dynamic Microphone  

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The Electro-Voice RE16 microphone is a Variable-D dynamic supercardioid mic designed for the most exacting professional use. The blast filter, an integral part of the EV RE16 mic, permits handheld and... Read More

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Overview

The Electro-Voice RE16 microphone is a Variable-D dynamic supercardioid mic designed for the most exacting professional use. The blast filter, an integral part of the EV RE16 mic, permits handheld and outdoor use without "P-pops" or excessive wind noise. Utilizing the Variable-D design the RE16 mic features a directional characteristic independent of frequency. The result is a microphone that generates little off-axis coloration while providing the greatest rejection of unwanted sounds. A supercardioid mic, the Electro-Voice RE16 provides its greatest rejection at 150 off-axis. (Supercardioid microphones provide greatest rejection in the horizontal plane when the microphone is tilted in its most natural position 30 from horizontal, as on a boom or floor stand.)

An easily operated "bass tilt" switch on the RE16 mic corrects spectrum balance for boom use and other longer-reach situations. A hum-bucking coil and screw-machined steel outer casing provides 25 dB of hum rejection. Hum pickup level is -125 dBm (re: .001 gauss field). Using the mechanical nesting concept of design, by means of which the internal transducer parts are nested one within another, the RE16 transducer is a nearly solid mechanical structure that is highly resistant to damage from mechanical shock. The Memraflex grille screen resists deformation. The exclusive nonmetallic Electro-Voice Acoustalloy diaphragm is virtually unaffected by extreme atmospheric conditions. A carefully designed steel outer case provides additional mechanical protection. The finish is non-reflecting fawn beige.

Features
  • Reduced proximity effect
  • Effective internal pop protection
  • Little off-axis coloration
  • Hum-bucking coil and steel case offer
  • excellent hum rejections
  • Bass roll-off switch
Specifications
  • Element: Dynamic
    Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
    Impedance, Low-Z balanced: 150 Ohms
    Connector Type: 3-pin XLR
    Mic Type: Handheld
    Wired/Wireless: Wired
    Finish: Fawn Beige
    Case Material: Steel
    Weight Net: 227 g ( 8.01 oz )
    Dimensions (Height X Max Diameter): 187 x 45 mm (7.36" x 1.77")
    Microphone Applications: Speech
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Microphones: 3 year full replacement
Wireless: 2 years
Speakers: 3 years active, 5 years passive


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Electro-VoiceRE16 Supercardioid Handheld Dynamic Microphone
 
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5.0

One of the best mics I own

By Gbluesy

from North Carolina

Comments about Electro-Voice RE16 Supercardioid Handheld Dynamic Microphone:

I have this mice for over 15 years now. I had to write this review just to let you know how good this mic is. It works well in any club show and I also was very much surprised when I used it for the lead vocalists live while that signal was being recorded on multitrack. This was the best mic I ever used in that situation that covers both live and recording at the same time with very impressive clean smooth results. I use it myself when I play small clubs as backup vocals while playing bass and it out sounds the 58 by a miles. I was pleased to see it here and I may go for another one soon. Now it's up there but like I mentioned, it does do the job very well.

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