AEA Microphones Nuvo Series N22 Ribbon Microphone

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N22-AEA

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The AEA N22 was designed with the singer-songwriter musician in mind. Hard working artists that have honed their musical craft for years feel strongly about their personal tone, so they need a microphone that translates their signature sound in a recording. The N22 delivers on exactly those key points - providing a great ribbon tone without the need for EQ in most applications. Just like the RCA 44, the N22 was designed by listening first and measured only after experienced musicians and engineers confirmed that the microphone sounded great. Consequently, it is a professional tool that holds up to the highest standards of recording. Bridging the gap between vintage and modern, ribbon and condenser, studio and live, the N22 is the perfect companion for musicians and engineers alike.

Features:
• Designed with singer-songwriters, musicians, and home studios in mind
• Top end clarity of a condenser with a ribbons smoothness
• Custom German toroidal transformer for 12dB more gain
• Highly protected ribbon for close-up use and live use with minimal proximity effect
• Phantom powered electronics for optimal performance with any preamp

Not your grandfather's ribbon mic.1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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If you're hoping this will sound like a classic Coles or Royer, you're barking up the wrong tree. It doesn't have the same bottom end, the huge proximity effect, or dark sounding rolled off top end. And in my mind, that's a good thing. This is a modern Ribbon for close micing and thank goodness! This is a mic for a home studio owner. As someone who does much of their tracking in a bedroom, I never had any interest in ribbon mics. Why would I want something that needs to be so far from the source in a tight space? Why would I want something that due to those restrictions, will invariably pickup too many reflections in my room? Why would I want something so dark sounding? And here we have the genius of the N22. They say it's like a blend between a condenser and a ribbon and I totally agree. Phantom power doesn't hurt this thing, in fact it's a requirement. Vocals and other sources can get up pretty close on this thing and get the fullness in the low end without the other issues that come with proximity effect. It's beautiful and articulate. It cancels really well at the null points, it's just very very nice. It has almost a softening effect (like a ribbon should). I'd describe it as "Silky". This thing is a ribbon for a modern producer. I'm really in love with it.
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