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Bock Audio 195 (Demo Deal)

Large-diaphragm cardioid FET microphone with stand-mount and wood box

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The Bock 195 is a custom built, hand made cardioid patterned, phantom powered, large diaphragm FET microphone. In designing the 195, David Bock set out to create an extreme value in studio mics that could satisfy a wide range of demands for highly experienced engineers that own many more expensive microphones, yet need additional mics within a budget. It delivers superb results on lead vocal tracks as well as on instrument and guitar amp tracks, providing remarkable fullness and presence with exceptionally low background noise.

Unique to the BOCK 195 is the switches that enable you to customize the sound for the application at hand. The combinations of tone switches allows for unmatched versatility in a professional studio mic. Three different switches are offered: a "Mode" switch, a “PAD” switch and a “LOW CUT” switch. The Mode switch offers two modes of operation: FAT and NORM. FAT is a low end boost between 10Hz and 400Hz for that distinctive sound of older tube classic cardioid condensers. NORM is extended flat response with slightly elevated high end typical of FET condensers. The 195 PAD reduces the mic sensitivity by 10dB for louder sources such as