RE520-RC3

Wireless head with RE520 capsule

  • Thread-on microphone head for Electro-Voice and other brand's wireless handheld transmitters
  • Premium condenser element delivers a highlydetailed, full, and vivid sound
  • Supercardioid polar pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation and feedback control
  • Multi-stage pop filter minimizes breath blasts and plosives
  • Selectable high-pass filter reduces undesirable low frequency content when engaged

The RE520-RC3 is a premium-grade, high-performance, condenser supercardioid thread-on vocal microphone head for wireless handheld transmitters. Designed to reveal the exceptional detail and vivid clarity synonymous with condenser elements, it elegantly delivers the lyrical finesse required for expressive vocal performances, while controlling off-axis sound from near-by sources.

This microphone head electrically and mechanically adapts to Electro-Voice (and many other brands) wireless handheld transmitters that use the common 3-contact rings, 1.25” diameter by 28-thread pitch coupling convention. The floating captured ID collar will spin freely until screwing the head on tightly. It will remain locked in place when fully tightened. This allows the desired orientation of the branding to the transmitter.

The sonic signature is detailed, full and vivid, with a warm and clear low end, natural and present midrange, and an open, crisp and detailed high end. The supercardioid pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation. Maximum feedback rejection occurs when a stage monitor position is at either 225° or 125° off axis to the element. This pattern also allows for a cleaner mix due to its rejection of off-axis sound. The multi-stage pop filter consists of two layers of dense foam separated by air, which attenuates wind velocity caused by breath and windblasts.

The high-pass filter has two positions (see drawing). The flat position delivers the full frequency band pass of the capsule. The high-pass position attenuates frequencies below 150 Hz.

The internal shock mount isolates the microphone element from vibration and guards against handling noise.

Specifications

Element type Self-biased condenser
Frequency response 50 Hz-20 kHz
Polar pattern Cardioid

Sensitivity, open circuitvoltage @ 1 kHz 5.6 mV/Pascal (-45 dBV/Pa)
Clipping (max SPL) 139 dB SPL (1% THD)
Self noise 22 dB SPL "A" weighed (0 dB=20 μPa)
Dynamic range 117 Db
Signal-to-Noise ratio 72 dB
Output impedance 1000 ohms
Power requirements 4-8 VDC phantom power
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragmproduces positive voltage at centercontact relative to ground contact
Electrical contact 3-Ring/3-Pin
Threaded coupling 1.25" diameter 28 UN-2A thread pitch
Finish Black polyurethane paint
Materials Aluminum, steel, steel wire grillescreen
Dimensions, lengthdiameter 3.36 in. (85.3 mm)1.95 in. (49.6 mm)
Net weight 4.6 oz (130 g)
Shipping weight 6.7 oz (190 g)

Videos

Downloads

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ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
Microphone Catalog 2020 EN 10.97MB 07.03.2020
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
RE Series Music Performance Wired Mics EC Declaration of Conformity 523KB 03.29.2019
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RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet ES 5.61MB 12.17.2018
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet EN 6.19MB 06.19.2018
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet DE 5.5MB 04.20.2020
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet FR 5.57MB 12.17.2018
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet JA 5.65MB 01.16.2019
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet KO 5.72MB 12.17.2018
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet TH 5.58MB 12.17.2018
RE520-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet ZH 5.66MB 12.17.2018
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RE3 Flyer EN 1.68MB 02.07.2019
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RE3 UHF Wireless Installation manual EN 3.25MB 12.20.2018
RE3 UHF Wireless Installation manual DE 4MB 06.16.2020

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General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB 11.26.2014
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Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB 12.13.2012
Audio 101 - Microphone Basics EN 4.25MB 12.13.2012
Audio 101 - Wireless Microphone Basics EN 3.52MB 12.13.2012
Microphone Facts- Axial Response EN 1.36MB 05.03.2012
PA Bible 03: Microphone Types EN 462KB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 08: Microphone Techniques EN 604KB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 15: Barrier Miking EN 254KB 12.26.2007
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB 12.26.2007
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