CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone

CAD M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone

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CAD M179: includes a swivel mount, an elastic shock mount, and a carrying case. The microphone requires 24V or 48V of phantom power.The M179 Variable-Pattern Condenser Microphone from CAD features a figure of eight polar pattern and a spacious and articulate omni polar pattern. It can be used in a wide range of applications, including studio vocals, voice-over, choir, orchestra, acoustic instrument, guitar cabinets, bass cabinets, strings, piano, and cymbals/overheads. The large diaphragm capsule is combined with algebraic phasing and a high-power transformerless drive to create a significant acoustical window. Additional features include a high-pass filter and an attenuator.

Key Features

  • Continuously variable pattern with a “”hard”” cardioid center detent
  • Large 1.1″” dual diaphragm external bias condenser capsule.
  • Gold sputtered diaphragms.
  • High SPL capability (143 dB SPL with pad)
  • Transformerless balanced output circuits
  • 20 dB non-capacitive pad
  • Stainless steel internal pop/EMI filter


Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Figure-8, Omnidirectional
Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level 11 dB A-Weighted
Maximum SPL 123 dB SPL
Impedance 200 Ohms
Pad -20 dB
THD 1%
Sensitivity -36 dB
Low-Cut Filter 6 dB/Octave @ 100 Hz
Operating Current Consumption 8.0 µA
Operating Voltage 24 V

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