Blue has introduced the Ember condenser microphone, featuring a custom hand-tuned condenser capsule and side-entry cardioid pickup pattern.
Blue’s Ember was designed for broadcasting, podcasting and live-streaming applications. Blue said the mic’s custom-designed phantom power circuitry ensures consistent frequency response with ultra-low noise for a rich, smooth vocal sound. The mic’s clean, high-output gain ensures impressive headroom for up-front instruments and commanding vocals.
Ember’s compact, side-address design makes it easy to position in tight spaces because it picks up sound from the front of the mic instead of the end. The microphone’s form factor offers a low profile on camera, making it ideal for video production and live streaming.
Blue said the mic has premium, high-output electronics for maximum clarity and headroom. The frequency response is 38 Hz to 20 kHz, sensitivity is 12 mV/PA, output impedance is 40 ohms, rate load impedance is 1k ohm and maximum SPL is 132db.
Ember runs on 48 volt phantom power and weighs .84 pounds. Price is $99.99. It will ship in late January, 2019.
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