Mojave Audio MA-200
The MA-200 is the least expensive all tube mic from Mojave, using a large diaphragm single sided capsule with a fixed cardioid polar pattern, a remote high voltage power supply (to power the tube) and a low noise floor. Many people love the original 251 for its single sided Cardioid mode, combined with a tube amplifier and a big old output transformer. The MA-200 combines those same features at an amazing price.
Built to David Royer’s elegant circuit design and specifications, the MA-200 contains high end audiophile grade electronic components sourced in the US to provides a warm, smooth and full response without the harshness or high frequency distortion found in many other modern condenser mics. A hand-selected 1” capsule, USA-made Jensen transformer, and mil-spec New Old Stock JAN 5840 vacuum tube add up to serve as the keys to the MA-200’s performance. The included power supply has an internal voltage switch for international travel.
The MA-200 should be used anywhere you would use a top tier, large diaphragm tube microphone. It’s an excellent mic for vocals, voice over/broadcast, acoustic instruments, piano, orchestras, and drum room/overheads. The single sided capsule can provide nice proximity effect for that “larger than life” vocal quality. Any source you want to capture with a full bodied, smooth response, the MA-200 provides excellent performance.
Following the strict QC of all Mojave’s mics, each MA-200 is burned in with the included external power supply and cable set for 24hrs, then tested and evaluated before packaging. Each MA-200 also includes a shock mount and hard-shell case within a case.
- Hand-selected 1″ 3-micron capsule
- USA made Jensen transformer
- Military-grade JAN 5840 vacuum tube
- Internal switchable power supply voltage
- Ultra clean signal path
- Includes professional shockmount, remote power supply, cables, hard shell case
- USA MAP – $1,095 (as of 4/1/19, subject to change)
|Transducer Type:||Externally excited capacitor type|
|Diaphragm:||1-inch diameter, gold sputtered|
|Frequency Response:||20 Hz – 20 kHz, +/-3dB|
|Sensitivity:||-37dB re 1V/pa|
|Distortion:||head amp only, <1% @117dB SPL, <3% @ 125dB SPL|
|Self Noise:||14db nominal, not to exceed 16db (A Weighted)|
|Impedance:||200 ohms, balanced using Jensen output transformer|
|Vacuum Tube:||5840 – pentode tube wired for triode operation|
|Power Requirements:||100-120VAC; 220-240VAC, 50 or 60 Hz. Power consumption approx. 10 watts|
|Microphone Dimensions:||7 5/8″ X 2″|
|Microphone Weight:||1 lb|