Small and sturdy, this English ribbon transducer was designed for stage and P.A. use.
Electro-Voice Model V-2
A simple but rugged design that could be purchased in one of five standard impedance levels.
RCA Varacoustic Microphone MI-6203-D
This mic offered three main polar patterns (“pressure,” “unidirectional,” and “velocity”) that were selected with a continuously variable slider.
Touted as the world's smallest ribbon mic, this Australian-made unidirectional transducer was designed to be inexpensive and to keep feedback to a minimum.
Shure Model 330
This familiar mic, designed for radio and TV use, had a supercardioid pattern and a 3-position impedance switch.
Bang & Olufsen BeoMic BM4
Outfitted with switchable impedance, this Danish mic's industrial design inspired the look of the modern transducers by Royer Labs.