Ribbon Microphones finder
  • in stock items only
  • compare products
current category
Customer Comments
  • on 25.01.2012

    Peter, UK: "First order with Thomann - really impressed so far with communication!"

  • on 02.03.2012

    unknown: "Pretty impressed by your customer support, 2 different people from different departments both replied to a query within 4 hours."

  • on 25.07.2013

    xxxxxx@hotxxx.com: "I am very impressed with the speedy, uncomplicated and useful way that your staff keep in touch.Thanks for your professionalism."

Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3

Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3
€219
£173.44
Price includes VAT and free shipping (where applicable)
£ price - guideline price only
Available immediately
Total rating
features
sound
quality
item number 289347
sales unit 1 piece
available since July 2012
sales rank 4464
(more)
sales rank 4464 at thomann.de 6 in this category (Details)

Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3, ribbon microphone active, Type: Large ribbon geometry, pure aluminium, 2 um thick, 50 x 5 mm size, Polar pattern: Figure 8, Frequency response: 30 - 18000 Hz +/- 3 dB, Sensitivity: -40 dB (0 dB=1V/Pa) @ 1kHz, Equivalent Noise Level (a-weighted per IEC 268-4): <17 dB typical, Maximum SPL (<1% THD @ 1kHz): 150 dB, Output impedance: 50 Ohms, bal­anced, Recommended load impedance: > 1000 Ohms, Current sonsumption: 4mA, Dimensions: 69x185 mm, Weight: 850 g

  • 3-year Thomann warranty
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

Customers that were interested in Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3, have then bought these products

56% bought this exact product Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3 Add to shopping cart €219.00 Available immediately
13% bought the t.bone RB 500 €95.00 Available immediately
7% bought Golden Age Project R1 MK2 €180.00 shipment due to arrive on 28.08.2014
6% bought Superlux R102 €125.00 Available immediately
5% bought MXL R144 €124.00 Available immediately

7 customer ratings:

Total rating
4.4 out of 5 stars
features
sound
quality

Funny vintage look warm sound

Total rating
features
sound
quality

Big warm sound, extreme look. I am using it for electric and acoustic guitars, drums, and !!!! Vocals !!! too

A go-to mic for certain male and female vocals, tons of 'vibe'

Total rating
features
sound
quality

I'm very pleased with this microphone. I've found it to suit a wide variety of voices and sources (Male vox, female vox, guitar, violin, ukulele, harmonica, double bass). It hasn't worked well with various saxophones, which was a surprise. It's often the first mic I try on vocalists as it's got a lovely silky-smooth top end, and I've found it's less sensitive to dynamics, so it needs less compression and EQ than the more usual large diaphragm condensers. It definitely has it's own retro, less-hifi sound, which I happen to love. Loads of vibe, plus it looks great, the clients are always impressed. It can be a little awkward to position, due to the location of the cable, though. I think it's a bargain.

Further user opinions:

Total rating
features
sound
quality
There are 5 other users who have rated this product but not written a product review in English rather in another language . Here's a summary of these 5 ratings:
** Note: This article was given an average rating of 4.45 out of 5 stars. In total, 2 text ratings were submitted. The customer ratings shown here exclusively reflect the personal opinion of the customer concerned. Every customer can change or remove his rating at anytime. All rights to the contents of the rating remain with the customer.
You have to be logged in to rate products.

Note: To prevent ratings from being based on hearsay, smattering or surreptitious advertising we only allow ratings from real users on our website, who have bought the equipment from us.

After logging in you will also find all items you can rate under rate products in the customer centre.

Rate product Dear customer,

to prevent ratings on our website from being based on hearsay, smattering or surreptitious advertising we only allow ratings of real users who have bought the equipment from us. In your customer center you will find all items you can rate under "rate products".

Customer reviews about Golden Age Project R1 active Mk3
Language
Rating filter

Smart Navigator

 

Offers include 20% British VAT and are valid as long as stocks last.
Shipping costs to the U.K. are 10 EUR (approx. £7), free shipping on orders above 199 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates.
We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind.
*RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Share
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Pinterest
  • Google+
Your Contact Persons
Interactive Glossary
Interactive Glossary

Tip: Turn on the interactive glossary function to automatically display explanations of technical terms.

Your Feedback

How do you rate this page?