Cascade V55 Tube Microphone

MFR# 55-V-A
Cascade V55 Tube Microphone
Cascade V55 Tube Microphone Cascade V55 Tube Microphone Cascade V55 Tube Microphone
Large-diaphragm multi-pattern tube microphone with 6072a tube, Lundahl ll1935 transformer
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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.

Technical Specifications

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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