M-Audio Nova Affordable Large Capsule Cardioid Microphone

M-Audio Updated: 2008-11-11 RSS
M-Audio Nova Affordable Large Capsule Cardioid Microphone

Using manufacturing breakthroughs pioneered by M-Audio's popular Luna and Solaris, the new Nova cardioid redefines the entry-level price point for quality studio condenser microphones. The 1.1" evaporated gold diaphragm mounted in a solid brass capsule ensures recordings that are faithful to the source, and the Class A solid state electronics are engineered for low noise, distortion and coloration. You'll be amazed at how much microphone Nova gives you for the money.

affordable large capsule cardioid condenser
1.1" evaporated gold diaphragm
solid brass capsule
Class A solid state electronics
20Hz-18kHz frequency response
includes hard mount and soft case


type: large diaphragm condenser, gold evaporated
polar pattern: cardioid
frequency response: 20Hz-18kHz
sensitivity: 16 mV/Pa (-36dBV)
max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 128dB
equivalent noise level: 14dB A-weighted
output impedance: 200 ohms
recommended load impedance: > 1,000 ohms
preamp topology: Class A FET preamp
power requirement: 48V phantom power
connector: 3-pin male XLR
grille and body: wire mesh grille and body, all brass
finishing: silver nickel plating
size/weight: 7.3" (h) x 1.9" (w); 23 oz.