SKU: rode-classic-ii

RODE Classic II Limited Edition Vintage-Voiced Valve Microphone

  • List Price: RM13,523.00

  • Best Price: RM12,484.00

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To commemorate '15 Years of Classic Sound' RODE has issued this collector's edition of the Classic II tube microphone, exclusively limited to only 500 editions worldwide.

The RODE Classic and Classic II microphones were a labour of love. Each element, be it the capsule, the transformer, the valve, the body or the cable were of the finest quality available.

At the heart of both microphones is the 6072 Twin Triode valve, as found in most of history's most revered transducers. Its unparalleled sonic characteristics have made it incredibly sought after, and with production ceasing over 30 years ago RODE were lucky to secure a production quantity of "new old stock" to be used exclusively in the Classic.

The transformer, custom designed by Jensen to perfectly match the 6072, pairs with the valve to provide the signature Classic warmth. Both the Classic and Classic II capsules are hand assembled dual pressure gradient transducers, sputtered with pure gold.

The centre-electrode design found in the Classic was modified to edge-terminated in its successor, resulting in a slightly lower noise level. The Classic II features nine polar patterns, in addition to a variable PAD and high pass filters.

The microphone body is machined from solid brass and polished by hand before coating with stain nickel.

For the very first time the RODE Classic is finished in a lustrous matte black, with the '15 Years of Classic Sound' logo proudly etched onto the microphone's brass body.

The microphone case and power transformer are also finished in black, and marked with the commemorative logo. A second 6072 twin triode tube (NOS) is supplied in an etched aluminium storage cylinder to ensure that this microphone's classic sound will last for many years to come.

Also included is a leather bound embossed collector's coffee table book, documenting the history of RODE's flagship microphone.

This commemorative edition of the Classic II receives a lifetime warranty to ensure such an exclusive microphone receives the care and attention it deserves. Upon online registration of the microphone, the owner will receive a personalised titanium warranty card featuring their name.
Acoustic Principle Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics Valve/tube impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Capsule 1.00"
Polar Pattern Cardioid - Picks up audio from the front and sides and rejects from the rear
Omnidirectional - picks up all sides equally
Figure 8 - picks up from the front and rear and rejects sides
Address Type Side
Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance 200Ω
Maximum SPL 131dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Maximum Output Level 2.0dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Sensitivity -37.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (14.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Power Options Power supply included
Weight 1440.00gm
Dimensions 201.00mmH x 65.00mmW x 65.00mmD
Output 3-pin XLR Output
SM2 Microphone Shock Mount
RM2 Ring-Mount Microphone Stand
RC-CLII Flight Case
Premium Multicore Cable (10m/30')
Commemorative Book
Titanium Lifetime Warranty Card
6072 Valve in Aluminium Cylinder

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