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.
The CAD M179 incorporates a number of unique features including: • 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.
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 Net Weight: 17.8 oz. (506 grams) Furnished Accessories: MZM-5 elastic suspension shockmount Optional Accessories: 40-350 .......... 50 ft. broadcast quality extension cable ...................... terminated with professional 3 pin ...................... male/female connectors 40-351 .......... 100 ft. broadcast quality extension cable 40-352 .......... 25 ft. broadcast quality extension cable