p.i.p.a. award for best studio microphone 2014
The new CMV 563 M 7 S is the original reissue of the vintage Gefell CMV 563
It has the typical warm, full-bodied sound of valve microphones that are preferred by vocalists and soloists.
The vacuum tube preamplifier is equipped with the EF 86 pentode working as a triode selected for its sonic characteristics.
The new N 61 power supply provides the operating voltage for the vacuum tube. It can be powered from AC mains with a primary voltage of 115 or 230 volts / 50 or 60 Hz. The N 61 is equipped with an on/off switch, a 7-pin Tuchel connector that powers the microphone and a 3-pin XLR connector.
The CMV 563 M 7 S is packed in a mahogany colour wooden box and comes with power supply N 61, connection cable C 563.1, elastic suspension EA 92 and G/B adaptor for the use of vintage bayonet M 7, M 8, M 9 capsules.
>Original M 7 S gold plated PVC capsule
> Modular capsule system
> Cardioid polar pattern
> Backwards compatible to vintage M 7, M 8, M 9, M 55 K
cardioid Acoustic operating principle Preassure gradient transducer
20 ... 20000 Hz Sensitivity at 1 kHz 17 mV/Pa
200 Ω Equivalent loudness level CCIR 468-4 Due to inherent noise 24 dB 16 dB-A
Signal-to-noise ratio CCIR
(re 1 Pa at 1 kHz ) A-bew.
78 dB -A Max SPL for THD ≤ 0.5 % (RL = 1 kΩ) 115 dB
Total dynamic range of the microphone preamplifier
99 dB DC power supply 120 V-
1 mA- Heater voltage 5,8 V-
200 mA- Vacuum tube EF 86
Output connector microphone
7-pin Tuchel Output connector power supply 3-pin XLR connector
540 g Dimensions ( L x ø ) 216 mm x 42 mm
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