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January 20, 2005
Red's Type B is an affordable Class A discrete solid state mic exclusively designed for Red by Blue Microphones as a foundation for interchangeable capsules. Included with the Type B microphone body is the Red Lollipop Capsule, an all-around capsule designed to be as versatile as possible, with applications ranging from vocals to electric and acoustic guitars, close-miking of drums, drum overheads, percussion, piano, horns, strings and just about any other application. In addition to the microphone, and capsule, the Type B also includes the Type B Accessory Pak, with Blue's high-definition 22-AWG Cranberry mic cable and Type B Shockmount.
Precision-designed and hand-assembled, the Type B's unique bayonet top can accommodate a variety of new and vintage lollipop-style capsules, including classic Neumann-Gefell capsules and Blue's renowned line of Bottle microphone capsules, The Bottle Caps. In short, the Type B offers the user a wide variety of recording applications right at their fingertips -- at an affordable price.
Available through Red, The Vintage Microphone Online Store, as well as Red-authorized dealers, the Type B will sell for $699 and be available in February, 2005.
Established by Blue Microphones, Red features a world of vintage-style parts and accessories, from hard-to-find replacement capsules and shockmounts to cables, pop filters and custom storage solutions to protect valuable mics.Red's comprehensive online store can be accessed at www.vintagemicrophone.com.
The Bottle Caps
For more information, visit their web site at www.vintagemicrophone.com