Electro-Voice RE510

Supercardioid Condenser Mic
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Electro-Voice RE510
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A High-performance Supercardioid Condenser Mic

5/8" diameter self biased condenser capsule offers the warmth of a larger capsule design without sacrificing off-axis performance or transient response. Supercardioid polar pattern for superior feedback rejection and acoustic isolation. Low-frequency roll-off switch enables tailoring of low-frequency response to meet application requirements. Precision electronic design for extremely low distortion, and outstanding transient response. High current differential output stage can drive long microphone cables without loss of performance. Warm Grip handle for more comfortable feel. Multistage pop filter eliminates breath pop noises

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Additional Media

Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Diaphragm Size 0.63" (16mm)
Frequency Response 40Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 140dB
Output Impedance 150 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 72dB
Self Noise 22dB (A weighted)
Color Black
Connector XLR
Weight 0.47 lbs.
Included Accessories Stand Mount, Microphone Pouch
Manufacturer Part Number F.01U.117.586

Customer Reviews

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Great mic, great sound

My band has been using the EV RE510 for quite a while. We have a few times tried to move to another mic but we always come back to this one. It sounds very full and warm and we use a Bose L1 Model 2 system without any feedback. If we need more volume and we get some feedback it's easy to eq out. We bought some Shure Beta 87A's and right away noticed had to push the mixer for more volume and had feedback problems had trouble eq'ing the feedback out. Not trying to bash Shure it's a good company that's been making good stuff for along time just telling you what we experienced in our situation. We get compliments about the sound quite a bit, so go ahead and take a chance on this little known jewel of mic. No I don't work for EV I just play in a gospel music band from Indiana.
Music background: Play bass and run sound in gospel band

My goodness !!!!

After been blown away by the 410 , I thought I'd by the 510.Boy I'm glad a did.I find for my voice its much better when you use the bass roll off switch.It has great detail and a lovely warm tone right accros the frequncy spectrum. The output is hot too .The more I use this mic the more I really enjoy singing aslo after hearing that the excellent singer/songwriter Keri Noble uses the 510 when she tours. I can see why.
Music background: Singer/Guitarist

Love Electro Voice!

This microphone is, in a word: outstanding. It has a presence that cuts through the mix for vocals, yet is overall fairly flat with a knack for capturing the highs of a female jazz vocalist, or the "umph" of a male vocalist. The off-axis rejection is also incredible for live performance! I actually straddled it between my voice and acoustic guitar for a rough pre-production demo to send to a friend who works as a professional producer and engineer. He was blown away with the quality! Can't beat it for $200... seriously. (I found the 510 to be much better with feedback rejection for live performance, so if you like the gain pretty high, I'd definitely go with the 510. If you're looking for even MORE detail on a softer gain, go with the 410.)
Music background: Professional A/V installer, pro musician, and hobby recording enthusiast.
See also: Condenser Mics, Electro-Voice, Electro-Voice Condenser Microphones, Electro-Voice Condenser Microphones