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Cascade V55 Tube Microphone

Large-diaphragm multi-pattern tube microphone with 6072a tube, Lundahl ll1935 transformer

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  • Product Description

    The Cascade Microphones V55 is a unique tube condenser microphone, featuring an oversize dual-backplate, 6-micron, 35 mm capsule. The V55 offers 9 polar patterns which include omni, cardioid, figure-8 and 6 intermediate stages that are selectable on a custom vintage style power supply. The tube pre-amplifier circuit uses a hand selected EH 6072a vacuum tube which can be rolled with a variety of other 7-pin preamp tubes. Finally the V55 is fitted with the world's finest Swedish made LUNDAHL LL1935 transformer making it perfect for recording studio applications.

    Capsule Specifications:

    • Front and rear sides of the capsule are matched to within 1dB in sensitivity
    • Diaphragm diameter: 27.1 mm
    • Capsule depth: 12.3 mm
    • Membrane composition: 6-micron Mylar,  Gold-Sputtered


    • V55 large-diaphragm condenser tube mic featuring 9 polar patterns which include omni, cardioid, figure-8 and 6 intermediate stages
    • Swedish made LUNDAHL LL1935  transformer
    • 2x Electro Harmonix 6072/12AY7 EH 6072A/12AY7 Russian tube (includes extra tube for spare)
    • 15' Mogami Neglex 3172 microphone cable fitted w/Neutrik 7-pin XLR connectors
    • Custom vintage style power supply
    • Pangea Audio AC 14SE MKII Signature Power Cable - 2 Meter w/ Cardas Grade One Copper center conductor
    • Leatherette storage pouch
    • Classic tweed flight case


    • Acoustic & Electric Guitars
    • Vocals
    • Horns
    • Strings
    • Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro
    • Drums (overhead)

    Note: The weight of the V55 is 3lbs. This microphone requires a heavy duty stand.

  • Additional Information

    Condition New
    Package Contents 6072a tube, Lundahl ll1935 transformer, tweed case, PSU with cable
    Diameter 27.1 mm
    Transducer Type Condenser
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Bi-Directional / Figure-Eight, Omni-Directional
    Number of Microphones Single Microphone
    Impedance ≤ 200 Ohms
    Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    Sensitivity -32 dBV/Pa (25 mV)
    Max. SPL 34 dB (0.5% THD @ 1000Hz)
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