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RCA Model 77-C1

20 Nov

The look of the pill-shaped RCA 77 series of microphones is arguably the most associated with vintage microphone design.  Much has already been written on the subject, and I have to tip my hat to Gary Avey, “The Microphone Man” of the Modesto Radio Museum, who gives an excellent overview of the 77 series here.  The 77-C1 was actually three microphones in one, using two ribbons inside.  Another website also provides a detailed description of the 77-C1 with schematics and additional photos.  The item shown below is available sold on eBay for $1522.

 
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Posted by on November 20, 2011 in eBay, microphones, RCA

 

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One response to “RCA Model 77-C1

  1. openplanrecording

    December 4, 2011 at 5:38 PM

    Now thats a mic!!

     

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