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The Mojave Audio MA-300 is a multi-pattern large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser microphone. Based upon the widely accepted MA-200 designed by David Royer, the MA-300 adds a continuously variable pickup pattern selector, 15 dB pad and a switchable bass roll-off. The MA-300 gives warm, full-bodied reproductions of vocals and instruments, with none of the shrillness and high frequency distortion artifacts that are often encountered with modern condenser microphones.
Utilizing hand-selected, double diaphragm 3-micron capsules, high-quality Jensen audio transformers and military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tubes, the MA-300 performs at a level reminiscent of some of the best loved classic condenser microphones. The MA-300 power supply can be set for 115V and 230V, 50 or 60 Hz, through an internal switch (100V is also available). Each MA-300 microphone, power supply and cable set is burned in for 24 hours, carefully tested and evaluated, then packaged in its protective case-within-a-case.
|Package Contents||MA-300, 7-pin mic cable, PSU, power cable, shock mount, case, and microphone box|
|Unit Weight||1 lb|
|Tube or Solid State||Tube|
|Polar Pattern||Bi-Directional / Figure-Eight, Cardioid, Omni-Directional|
|Number of Microphones||Single Microphone|
|Impedance||200 Ohms, transformer balanced (Jensen)|
|Frequency Range||20 Hz - 20 kHz ±3 dB|
|Filters||6 dB/oct @ 100 Hz|
|Sensitivity||-37 dBV/Pa (14.1 mV)|
|Max. SPL||120 dB; 135 dB with pad|
Excellent female vocals
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I love this mic!!! Was on a search for a great tube mic for vocals, acoustic guitar, etc. and stumbled upon some reviews comparing this mic to a U67; so that’s what got me intrigued.
I watched a few videos that talked about it sounding almost identical to the U67 except for the high end of this mic.
I have read that this is a particular mic on vocals but when it works, it works. I LOVE it on my vocals. It has a tremendous amount of clarity and high end sizzle with a warm thick tubey sound.
For no reason whatsoever, I compared It to mics I had laying around at the time: AKG 414 B-ULS, SM7B, Rode K2 and some other mics. I just wanted to hear what the MA300 brought to the table and it made the differences even clearer. The clarity, detail and presence of this mic is phenomenal. I also found it to have way more character than all the other mics.
At the end of the day it was either this or a very pricey U47 clone, but I opted to go this route because I felt it got me exactly what I was looking for at about $1-2k less that I was about to spend.
As of right now, I own this MA-300, AKG C414 B-ULS and an AEA R84, along with some versatile dynamic mics and I can’t image that I would need anything else in my mic locker for quite a while.
I have since sold off my lower end large diaphragm condenser mics, because with those 3 mics I listed above, I no longer found it necessary to keep the others.
One day I hope to compare it to an actual U67 and the pricier U47 clone, but for now I’m extremely happy and got exactly what I was looking for with this mic.
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