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sE Electronics Rupert Neve Microphones HALF-PRICE Deal!

Published: Wed December 31, 2014  News Feed

Rupert Neve revolutionized the recording industry with his mixing consoles - revered by everyone from Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney to Dave Grohl. Now, for the first time ever, he joins forces with sE Electronics, to create some of the best ribbon microphones available today. Excited yet? Well, you should - and we're selling them for HALF-PRICE, THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

sE Electronics Ruper Neve Microphones half-price offer

A Brief History of Rupert Neve

Everyone knows about George Martin. Most of the ordinary public, however, has not heard of Rupert Neve, a name as legendary and respected in the recording industry as the Beatles producer - if not more! This English electronics engineer and entrepreneur changed the history of recorded music, thanks to his inventions with marked a giant leap of quality in recording equipment: his The first ever mixing consolemicrophone preamplifiers, equalizers, and early large format mixing consoles are considered classic equipment and are very highly sought after by the professionals in the recording industry.

In the early 1960's, Rupert Neve built the first ever mixing console, which can still be seem today on display at Castle Leslie in Ireland (pic, right).

This invention revolutionized recorded music forever, and put Rupert Neve's name on the map, as one of the recording industry's true geniuses and innovators.

Since then, Neve's name was behind some of the best and most revered recording equipment ever made. And "revered" is not an exaggeration - when Dave Grohl directed his acclaimed Sound City documentary, about the legendary recording studio where Nirvana recorded 'Nevermind', the film was largely focused on Rupert Neve and his mixing desk, which is still in use there:



If Rupert Neve's name is on a product, you can be sure of one thing - it'll be top quality. And here come the sE Electronics ribbon mics to prove this...

The sE Electronics Rupert Neve Microphones


Here's the special thing about the new sE ribbon mics designed by Rupert Neve: they were made according to his own specifications, to sound as if they'd already gone through a Neve mixing console - a truly original and daring concept! According to sE Electronics, they were able to realise a quality level in microphone technology that no other manufacturer to date has managed to achieve.

Neve designed a range of microphones that uses the same concepts already in use on his famous 5080 mixing console - Discrete Single-Sided Circuits and custom designed transformers.

SE Electronics RNR1

SE Electronics RNR1
A leap in technology… The world’s first HF Ribbon mic. Rupert Neve’s new custom circuit design now allows high frequencies to be captured and output from the capsule for the first time ever in pristine detail. Standard performance of the RNR1 is an unprecedented 20Hz to 25KHz – three times the frequency range of even the best available competitor ribbon mics on the market today! VIEW MORE DETAILS

SE Electronics RN17 Rupert Neve Small Diaphragm Instrument Mic

SE Electronics RN17 Rupert Neve Small Diaphragm Instrument Microphone
SE Electronics' second collaboration with renowned electronics engineer Rupert Neve, the RN17 Small Diaphragm Instrument Microphone (also available in a pair) features a 17mm capsule and large scale, hand wound transformer for unbelievable clarity .

Audiomedia's review raved about every aspect of the Rupert Neve RN-17 pencil condenser microphone, including the easy-to-change capsules. The mic comes with a cardioid capsule and there's additional supercardioid, omni, hypercardioid and figure of 8 capsules available to purchase separately. VIEW MORE DETAILS

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SE Electronics Voodoo VR1 Passive Ribbon Microphone


SE Electronics Voodoo VR1 Passive Ribbon Microphone
This is not a Rupert Neve design, but the VR1 certainly take its cue from the Neve signature models, and is available at a cheaper price, so we thought we'd include in this article! The Voodoo Ribbons from sE mark a new era for Ribbon mic technology – until now the only Ribbon mic in the world to perform across 20Hz-20KHz was the Rupert Neve collaboration, the RNR1, critically acclaimed as the best Ribbon mic in the world. This was achieved using state of the art transformers and a Rupert Neve designed circuit board to reveal HF usually absent. VIEW MORE DETAILS

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