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CASCADE 96-BE Fat Head BE Short Ribbon Microphone

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CASCADE 96-BE Fat Head BE Short Ribbon Microphone

CASCADE 96-BE Fat Head BE Short Ribbon Microphone
Item# 96-BE

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Cascade Microphones FAT HEAD BE with Stock Transformer - 96-BE
Unlike most ribbon motors designed today with an offset ribbon the new Cascade FAT HEAD houses a hand-tuned ribbon element that incorporates the legendary symmetrical ribbon design. This design offers a true figure 8 pattern. The corrugated aluminum membrane itself is positioned in the center from front to back, thus producing a balanced audio input signal to both sides of the ribbon assembly. This design is very useful when executing a mid-side or Blumlein recording set-up and also great for live stage use. The FAT HEAD warm full-bodied signature and increased sensitivity is what you would expect and demand from a professional ribbon microphone and the FAT HEAD delivers. The FAT HEAD is suited for guitar cabinets, drum over-heads, vocal, piano, horns, strings, and much more.


  • Type: Ribbon (velocity) Microphone
  • Ribbon type & Dimensions: 99% Pure aluminum, 2.5 micron, 1 3/4" (L) X 3/16" (W)
  • Polar pattern: Figure 8 Symmetrical design
  • Sensitivity: -56 db +/- 2 dB (0 dB=1V/Pa)
  • Frequency response: See PDF below
  • Output Impedance: <=200 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >1000 Ohms
  • Max.SPL (1% THD @1000 Hz): 135 dB
  • Connector: 3-Pin male XLR
  • Size: Diameter: 3" (O.D. grill), overall length 6 1/2", 1" (O.D. body)

Includes in box

  • FAT HEAD BE Ribbon Microphone
  • New rubber mount Shock
  • Vinyl pouch
  • Specifications and typical measurement report

Manufacturer: CASCADE

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