Royer Labs has announced the R-101 passive studio ribbon microphone. The new model offers high SPL capability (greater than 135dB) for applications such as electric guitar and drums/percussion, has a multi-layered wind screen, and a matte black finish. Other features include a 2.5-micron aluminum ribbon, extremely low residual noise, no high-frequency peaks or ringing, a neodymium magnet, and equal sensitivity from either the front or back of the element. A shockmount, carrying case, and protective mic sock are included with the package.
Best of all, it’s a real Royer ribbon mic at the incredible Sweetwater price of $799!