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NEW FAT HEAD BE (BARE ESSENTIAL)

 STARTING AT $129.00 (with stock transformer)

 

   IT'S TIME TO ADD TO YOUR FAT HEAD COLLECTION

 

SAME FAMOUS FAT HEAD SOUND (sonically the same as all of the other stock FAT HEAD'S)

 

Same ribbon motor and transformer - less aluminum case, wood box and premium shockmount

 

 

Unlike most ribbon motors designed today with an offset ribbon the new Cascade FAT HEAD houses a hand-tuned ribbon element that incorporates the legendary symmetrical ribbon design. This design offers a true figure 8 pattern. The corrugated aluminum membrane itself is positioned in the center from front to back, thus producing a balanced audio input signal to both sides of the ribbon assembly. This design is very useful when executing a mid-side or Blumlein recording set-up and also great for live stage use. The FAT HEAD warm full-bodied signature and increased sensitivity is what you would expect and demand from a professional ribbon microphone and the FAT HEAD delivers. The FAT HEAD is suited for guitar cabinets, drum over-heads, vocal, piano, horns, strings, and much more.

 


Cascade Fat Head Demo
by Wesley Jensen and the Wildcats

My name is Jeremy Coverdale, I run a studio in Redding, Ca. I also play in Wesley Jensen and the Wildcats. We have been using your Fat Head mic a lot for various different tracking needs and I really love what you have done. The Fat Head I am using is on loan to me from a fellow engineer friend. I gotta say, I have been using this mic with many other mics 10x the price and it really holds up. The Fat Head I am using is not even the upgraded one. I am amazed by the warmth and clarity.

Also, We just made a little promo video of a live recording of one of our new songs and recorded all the audio with the Fat Head placed in the middle with us standing around the mic. I ran the mic into a Universal Audio LA610 (really makes this mic come alive). This is a live one take video and I am more than happy with how well the audio came through. It took a little figuring out the best distance from the mic for each of us but i think we really got a good mix... there was very little eq done and NO overdubs

 

MICROPHONE OPTION MENU
 
BE w/ STOCK TRANSFORMER $129.00
BE w/ STOCK TRANSFORMER & CLOUDLIFTER CL-1 $265.00
BE w/ LUNDAHL LL2912 TRANSFORMER $264.00
BE w/ AMI TR42 TRANSFORMER $264.00
BE w/ CINEMAG 9888 TRANSFORMER $264.00
BE w/ LUNDAHL LL2912 TRANSFORMER & CLOUDLIFTER CL-1 $389.00
BE w/ AMI TR42 TRANSFORMER & CLOUDLIFTER CL-1 $389.00
BE w/ CINEMAG 9888 TRANSFORMER & CLOUDLIFTER CL-1        $389.00                                             

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Specifications:

* Type: Ribbon (velocity) Microphone
* Ribbon type & Dimensions: 99% Pure aluminum, 2.5 micron, 1 3/4" (L) X 3/16" (W)
* Polar pattern: Figure 8 Symmetrical design
* Sensitivity: -56 db +/- 2 dB (0 dB=1V/Pa)
* Frequency response: See PDF below
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Output Impedance: <=200 Ohms
* Recommended load impedance: >1000 Ohms
* Max.SPL (1% THD @1000 Hz): 135 dB
* Connector: 3-Pin male XLR
* Size: Diameter: 3" (O.D. grill), overall length 6 1/2", 1" (O.D. body)

Includes:

* FAT HEAD BE Ribbon Microphone
* New rubber mount Shock
* Vinyl pouch
* Specifications and typical measurement report

Frequency Response and Polar Pattern:

Stock Transformer

With Lundahl Transformer

 


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Upgrade Transformer Option

Optional Lundahl transformer available

 White paper: LL2912 Transformer

 

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