Earthworks SV33 Studio Bundle + 1021 ZDT  From Earthworks

For a limited time, get the incredible SV33 Studio Vocal Microphone with the 1021 Zero Distortion Technology preamp!

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$4,028.00

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Manufacturer's Description from Earthworks

Following a heritage defined by jaw-dropping realism and unparalleled performance, the front address SV33 delivers vocal performances brimming with stunning detail. The SV33 is our flagship studio vocal microphone featuring a 14mm capsule that delivers warmth coupled with staggeringly precise audio performance. A true cardioid polar pattern provides freedom and ease for every recording session with an enormous sweet spot and incredible rear rejection, maintaining complete sonic accuracy for vocal performances.

 

Complete Freedom

Never has there been a vocal microphone that gives you this much freedom. Freedom to express, to move, to take risks and capture every essence of the vocal performance. The SV33 eliminates limitations found in other high end studio microphones and infuses ease into the process for both the vocalist and the engineer. With 140 degrees of freedom across the frontal hemisphere every moment of joy, longing, pain or elation will come through with breathtaking lifelike clarity.

 

Purest Sound

The SV33 excels at delivering crystal clear vocals full of detail and nuance; effortlessly positioned forward in the mix with incredible low end, smooth midrange and high frequency detail. The openness and the air, it’s all there. Giving you a big vocal track full of vibrant presence with incredible intimacy.

 

Its discrete Class A circuitry means that your signal path will remain uncompromised, delivering the purest sound possible. With the SV33 you will achieve unmatched sonic clarity and world-class performance for every recording session.

 

True Polar

The SV33’s wide cardioid pickup pattern behaves incredibly well on-axis, maintaining the integrity of your vocals and allowing more freedom to move in front of the microphone. Off-axis it excels at rejecting unwanted sounds, so in the unlikely event of bleed, the sound will remain uncolored and pure.

 

Studio Bundle Shock Mount

 

The SV33 already has excellent rejection of handling noise, but in some environments extra isolation from stand-borne vibration is necessary. The SMR33 shock mount is custom-designed and built by Rycote in the UK for the SV33, providing an average of 50dB isolation at frequencies below 100Hz. A brass 5/8″ to 3/8″ microphone stand adapter is included for worldwide compatibility.

 

Features

 ♦ Front Address 14mm Capsule

 ♦ Cardioid pattern

 ♦ 30Hz – 33kHz

 ♦ Handles up to 145dB SPL

 ♦ Hand-tuned precision Discrete Class A Circuitry

 ♦ Crisp, clear and authentic reproduction

 ♦ Nextel® Dark Black finish for low reflectivity and durability

 ♦ Comes with custom Rycote shock mount

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The ZDT Zero Distortion Preamplifier™ series  is based on discrete circuitry designed by David Blackmer, establishing a new standard of sonic excellence in electronics. This exacting new standard provides frequency response from 1Hz to 200kHz +0.5dB, a rise time of 0.27 microseconds and distortion of less than 1 part per million (0.0001%), eliminating all possibility of sonic degradation. These preamps are so fast, so clean and so transparent that you don’t even know they are there. It is like plugging your microphone into a “piece of wire with gain”. You will hear clarity and detail with the ZDT preamps that is not available in any other preamp at any price.

 

Features

 ♦ Zero Distortion – less than one part per million

 ♦ High output level +30dBu

 ♦ Very low output impedance will drive long lines without interference or signal loss

 ♦ True 48 volt phantom, polarity reverse & clip indicator

 ♦ Separate XLR & 1/4” Phone (t-r-s) outputs, each with its own gain/level controls

 ♦ 1/4” phone connector output will drive balanced or unbalanced inputs

 ♦ Full differential (balanced) from XLR in to XLR out – no internal conversion to single-ended

 ♦ All discrete components; Class A amplification (no ICs in the signal path)

 ♦ Greater transparency with minimum signal path and minimum features

 

Earthworks

About Manufacturer

Earthworks was formed by David Blackmer, the inventor of dbx, to realize his vision of upgrading the entire audio chain to a new standard of sonic realism. David's goal of creating high definition tools with which to capture the sound and experience of "being there" is based upon a strong evidence that there is more to human hearing than the range of frequencies which can be heard as tones. We are convinced that audio equipment with extended frequency response and faster, cleaner time domain performance will yield more life-like results. Traditional audio methadology appears to be based on working around the limitations, imperfections, and personality quirks of the equipment, and calling the ones you like "assets". WE believe that any part of the audio chain can be improved to the point where the standard is so high that any product meeting it will be indistinguishable from any other product meeting the same standard, and that an audio system built to such standard can achieve sonic reality. This standard, for electronic equipment, is met by our Zero Distortion Technology. We support the concept of recording acoustic events accurately enough to capture the sound as it happened in the room. This approah allows you to make sonic coloration and texture choices later, when you can consider them carefully and still have recourse. Life-like accuracy is the best starting point for whatever unique coloration you may wish to add.

Specifications

Frequency Response: 30Hz – 33kHz ±2dB at 5 inches (12.7cm)

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Sensitivity: 10mV/Pa (-40dBV/Pa)

Power Requirements: 24-48V Phantom, 10mA

Max Acoustic Input: 145dB SPL

Output: XLR (pin 2+)

Output Impedance: 65Ω balanced (between pins 2 & 3)

Min Output Load: 600Ω between pins 2 & 3

Noise: 15dB SPL equivalent (A weighted)

Dimensions L x D: 211mm x 50mm (8.32 x 1.97 inches)

Weight: 2.5 lb (1.13kg)

SMR33 Shock Mount Specifications

Body Materials: Stainless Steel, Glass-Filled ABS, Nylon

Isolating Element: 3 Hytrel Lyres, Shore 72 Hardness

Isolation Performance: 50dB at frequencies below 100Hz

Dimensions L x D x H: 127mm x 81.28 x 114.3mm  (5.0 x 3.2 x 4.5 inches)

Weight: .35 lb (0.16kg)

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Preamp Type: Solid State

Number of Channels: 1

Frequency Response: 2Hz to 100kHz ±0.1dB, 1Hz to 200kHz ±0.5dB

Impulse Response: 1.4µs

Distortion: XLR out: less than 1ppm (0.0001%); 1/4” out: 0.001%

Input Noise: 1.6nVHz½ at 20dB gain; 0.6nV/Hz½ at 60dB gain

EIN: -132dBV at 20dB gain; -143dBV at 60dB gain

Slew Rate: 22V/µs

Output DC Offset: ±1 mV typical, servo balanced

Power Requirement: 120V AC (100V and 200-240V versions available)

Input: 1 XLR Female balanced transformerless

Input Impedance: 10KΩ phantom on, 100KΩ phantom off

Outputs: 1 XLR Male balanced transformerless (stepped)
1 ¼” TRS XLR Fem. balanced transformerless (variable)

Dimensions: Half rack space 1.75” x 8.75” x 10.375”

 

Weight: 4 lb. (1.8kg)