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RE420-RC3

Wireless head with RE420 capsule

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

The RE420-RC3 is a premium-grade, high-performance, condenser cardioid thread-on vocal microphone head for wireless handheld transmitters. Designed to reveal the exceptional detail and vivid clarity synonymous with condenser elements, it skillfully delivers the lyrical finesse required for expressive vocal performances.

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 rich, detailed and full-bodied, with a warm and clear low end, natural and present midrange, and an open, crisp and detailed high end. The cardioid pattern provides excellent acoustic isolation. Maximum feedback rejection occurs when a stage monitor is positioned 180° off-axis to the element. This pattern also allows for a comfortable working range around the microphone making expressive microphone techniques easy.

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) 137 dB SPL (1% THD)
Self noise 22 dB SPL "A" weighed (0 dB=20 μPa)
Dynamic range 115 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 6.5 oz (184 g)

Videos

Downloads

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ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB Apr 2, 2019
Microphone Catalog 2020 EN 10.97MB Jul 3, 2020
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB Oct 3, 2017
RE Series Music Performance Wired Mics EC Declaration of Conformity 523KB Mar 29, 2019
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RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet EN 4.63MB Jun 19, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet DE 3.95MB Apr 20, 2020
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet ES 4.06MB Dec 17, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet FR 4.02MB Dec 17, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet KO 4.16MB Dec 17, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet TH 4.03MB Dec 17, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet ZH 4.11MB Dec 17, 2018
RE420-RC3 Engineering Data Sheet JA 4.1MB Jan 16, 2019
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RE3 Flyer EN 1.68MB Feb 7, 2019
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RE3 UHF Wireless Installation manual EN 3.25MB Dec 20, 2018
RE3 UHF Wireless Installation manual DE 4MB Jun 16, 2020

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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 - Microphone Basics EN 4.25MB Dec 13, 2012
Audio 101 - Wireless Microphone Basics EN 3.52MB 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
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