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RE20

Broadcast announcer's microphone with Variable‑D

  • The classic sound of FM radio voices
  • Smooth, natural and controlled sonic character
  • Variable-D for minimal proximity effect
  • True cardioid with no coloration at 180-degrees off-axis
  • Voice tailored frequency response
  • Studio condenser-like performance
  • Large diaphragm dynamic element
  • Humbucking coil guards against line hum
  • Mid-bass tone-shaping switch

The RE20 dynamic cardioid microphone is truly an industry standard, a firm favorite for broadcasting, podcasting, and sound engineering worldwide. Its popularity also extends into music production as a premium grade instrument microphone. Its Variable-D design and heavy-duty internal pop filter excel for close-in voice work, while an internal element shock-mount reduces vibration-induced noise.

Specifications

Element Type: Dynamic
Frequency Response: 45 Hz - 18,000 Hz
Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Impedance: 150 ohms balanced
Sensitivity, Open Circuit Voltage, 1 kHz: 1.5 mV/pascal
Hum Pickup Level, typical (60 Hz/1 millioersted field): -130 dBm
Polarity: Pin 2 will be positive referenced to Pin 3 with positive pressure on diaphragm
Case Material: Steel
Finish: Fawn beige
Dimensions: Length = 8.53" (216.7 mm) Widest Diameter = 2.14" (54.4 mm) Body Diameter = 1.94" (49.2 mm)
Net Weight: 1 lb, 10 oz (737 g)
Shipping Weight: 3 lb, 4 oz (1474 g)
Accessories Included: 81715 stand clamp
Optional Accessories: 309A shock-mounted stand adapter for use with floor stand or recording boom

Videos

Downloads

Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB Apr 2, 2019
Microphone Catalog 2020 EN 10.97MB Jul 3, 2020
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Broadcast Mics, Studio Mics, EC Declaration of Conformity 462KB Oct 30, 2020
Environmental Compliance Document 148KB Oct 3, 2017
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RE20 Engineering Data Sheet EN 311KB Mar 21, 2012
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PL20 & RE20 Service Data EN 270KB Sep 19, 2005
RE20 Service Data EN 579KB May 3, 2012
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Skerik 20 4.84MB Nov 2, 2015
Avishai Cohen 04 3.64MB Nov 2, 2015
IMG 0718 179KB Nov 2, 2015

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Name Language Size Date
Warranty conditions for Electro-Voice products in North America EN 160KB Sep 14, 2020
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB Nov 26, 2014
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen DE 184KB Nov 30, 2016
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Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB Dec 13, 2012
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB Dec 13, 2012
Audio 101 - Microphone Basics EN 4.25MB Dec 13, 2012
Microphone Facts- Axial Response EN 1.36MB May 3, 2012
PA Bible 03: Microphone Types EN 462KB Dec 26, 2007
PA Bible 08: Microphone Techniques EN 604KB Dec 26, 2007
PA Bible 15: Barrier Miking EN 254KB Dec 26, 2007
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB Dec 26, 2007
The PA Bible Chapter Zero EN 1.14MB Jun 11, 2018
Variable-D & Beyond - Classic EV Microphone Design & Evolution EN 206KB Dec 16, 2011

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