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Roswell Pro Audio Colares | Boutique Vocal Condenser Microphone
Roswell Pro Audio Colares | Boutique Vocal Condenser Microphone

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Roswell Pro Audio Colares - Boutique Vocal Condenser Microphone

  • Low noise circuit, allowing your sources to be recorded without sonic artifacts
  • Capsule captures exquisite detail and articulation
  • 10dB pad switch enables use with higher-volume sources
  • Filter switch allows low-frequency response sculpting, to compensate for proximity effect
  • Rycote® shockmount included, providing mechanical isolation
  • Mic's pad switch reduces signal at the input of the circuit, creating two sonic effects: level reduction of 10dB and reduction of second harmonic content by 10-12dB
  • 850g
  • 208 x 60mm

The Colares is a large-body condenser microphone with a larger than life sound. It is Roswell Pro Audio's flagship vocal microphone, and excels at injecting color, vibe, excitement, and life to a track. Thanks to its handcrafted circuit topology and uncompromising component selection, the Colares effortlessly delivers a harmonically rich, vintage sound.

It is not a neutral or transparent microphone. It is unapologetically rich in both tone and harmonics. The design inspiration was the Telefunken ElaM 251, but their goal was to deliver all the detail and vintage tone of the 251 without the cost, maintenance hassle, or noise floor of a tube microphone.

The Colares has two unique features: a pad/voicing switch, and a 3-way filter switch.

Every Colares is built by hand in Northern California. Each mic is "burned in" for at least 24 hours on their proprietary conditioning rig, then extensively tested before the Roswell badge goes on the front of the mic. The mic ships in a custom, heavy-duty flight case, with a Rycote shockmount.

If the Colares sounds too rich on a particular source, engage the pad switch and apply 10dB of makeup gain on your preamp. You'll hear a cleaner, more modern sound from the microphone.

Variable Response Switch
In place of a common "high pass filter" switch, the Colares provides a 3-way switch to allow realtime sculpting of the low-frequency response. You can immediately roll off the lows to compensate for a bassy source or proximity effect, or increase the lows to allow for full frequency capture even on farther mic placements.

Technical Info

  • Pressure gradient transducer
  • Select 34mm large-diaphragm, edge-terminated capsule design
  • Gold-plated, ultra thin Mylar diaphragm
  • 20 - 16,000 Hz frequency range
  • >35 mV/Pa sensitivity
  • 200 Ohms impedance
  • >82 dBA signal-to-noise
  • <12dBA equivalent noise
  • 48±4 VDC supply voltage
  • Transformer balanced output

For more information on this or any other Roswell Pro Audio product, visit www.roswellproaudio.com.

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