SE Electronics Z5600A-II
The Z5600a II: a thick, rich tube mic that will flatter any source.
With nine polar patterns, the Z5600a II is ready to record absolutely anything.
The Z5600a II large-diaphragm condenser is one of the most versatile tube mics in today’s market. With 9 graded steps through omni, cardioid and figure eight patterns, -10dB pad and bass cut, the Z5600a II finds uses in a huge number of applications, from miking a live drum kit to overheads on a choir. Above all though, this excellent mic has won its praise on delivering superb vocal recordings, with natural warmth and incredible detail.
Capsule Type: Hand-Crafted True Condenser
Diaphragm: 35mm Twin Gold/Mylar
Directional Pattern: Cardioid, Omni, Figure 8 and 5 intermediate stages (selectable on power supply)
Frequency range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Impedance: 200 Ohms
Sensitivity: 25.12 mV/Pa (-32 dB)
Max SPL: 125/135 dB (0/-10 dB pad) (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 76 dB
Self Noise: 18 dB(A)
Pass Filter Switch: 50 Hz
Preattenuation Pad: -10 dB
Power requirement: Dedicated PSU (included)
Weight (mic): 795g / 28.04oz
Weight (PSU): 1459g / 51.47oz
Tube complement: 1x 12AX7/ECC83
Connectors: 8-pin army connector to mic, XLR from PSU