Clippy XLR EM172 Microphone


  • High sensitivity omni-directonal low noise microphone
  • Balanced XLR output
  • Phantom power 12-48 volts
  • Black aluminium housing
  • Balancing electronics inside the XLR plug
  • Available Matched Stereo pairs and Four Matched for surround and ambisonic recording
  • Primo EM172 Data sheet

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£ 49.75

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The Clippy EM172 XLR Microphone uses the acclaimed Primo EM172 capsule.  This capsule is extremely low noise (typical 14 dBA self noise) and high sensitivity (-28 dB)

Our own unique electronic design provides a regulated 8 volts to the capsule whether the unit is powered from 12, 24 or 48 volt phantom

1.5 m fully screened flexible but strong Mogami cable
NEUTRIK black metal XLR with gold plated pins
12 volt operation to help increase battery life on portable recorders.
Available as stereo pairs with matched sensitivity

ASMR The EM172 capsule is used extensively by ASMR artists where it's low noise and high sensitivity make it really shine.

  • Signal to Noise ratio 80dB (Self Noise 14dBA)
  • Sensitivity -28 dB (+/- 3dB at 1kHz, 0dB=1V/Pa)
  • Maximum input Sound Pressure Level 119 dB
  • Capsule Diameter 11.8 mm, depth 25 mm
  • Cable length 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in)
  • Weight
  • Frequency response 60-18000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern Omni directional

"The Clippy XLR EM172 is 6 dB more sensitive and 8 dB lower in noise than a DPA4060 for a fraction of the price, whats not to like!" GH, London


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