The versatile AEA R84 large ribbon microphone is suitable for a wide range of instruments, including brass, strings, percussion, electric guitar and bass. At just 0.00007 of an inch the ultra-thin, low-tension ribbon element of the R84 ensures a quick response, whatever the application. Capable of handling better than 165 dB SPL at higher frequencies, when used on vocals or instruments the R84 offers a performance that is intimate, warm and detailed, yet not ever harsh.
The AEA R84 is supplied in a complete system that includes a shock mount, 6-foot mic cable and sturdy foam-lined carrying case. Weighing-in at under two pounds (0.9 Kg) and measuring eight inches (30 cm) tall and 2.7 inches (7 cm) in diameter.
Same Big Ribbon™, tuning, and transformer as the R44 series
Classic look, but with milder proximity effect than the R44
Easy to use and affordable
Versatile for close-up and ambient mic applications
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