The CAD M179 combines a vintage capsule design with advanced electronics. The M179 features the dual pattern version of the original equitek e-300 capsule, an externally biased capsule with a gold sputtered 1.1" diaphragm.
Continuously variable pattern with a "hard" cardioid center detent.
Large 1.1" dual diaphragm external bias condenser capsule.
Gold sputtered diaphragms.
High SPL capability (143 dB SPL with pad)
Transformerless balanced output circuits.
20 dB non-capacitive pad
6dB/Octave @ 100Hz high-pass filter
Stainless steel internal pop/EMI filter.
Type: Side address, external bias condenser
Frequency Response: 10-20 kHz
Polar Pattern: Variable
Impedance: 200 ohms
Sensitivity: -36 dBV (16mV) @ 1Pa
Equivalent Noise Level: 11 dB-A
Maximum SPL: 143 dB SPL (with pad)
Total Harmonic Distortion: Less than 0.15%
Switches: High-pass filter, 20dB pad. High-Pass Filter, 100Hz, 6dB/octave
Powering: Minimum requirements are 24-52V phantom power capable of delivering at least 8 mA.
Connector: Three pin male XLR type.
Finish: Durable charcoal gray urethane. Satin nickle plated front & rear screen.
Dimensions: 2.25” (57.2 mm) Dia., x 7.00” (177.8 mm) High