Cascade V55 Tube Microphone

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


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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