For people used to condensers on overheads, the N22 is a great alternative. Though a near-field design, the N22 at a distance picks up a similar low-frequency rolloff typical to many typical condensers. Read more through the link in our profile.
3 41812 hours ago
Leveraging proximity effect when using ribbon microphones is a key to using them properly. It’s also a natural, organic way to record — without electronic processing. Instead of reaching for an EQ control, the mic is physically moved around in search of the right placement. Read about our recording philosophy through the link in our profile!
3 3473 days ago
AEA R88 #RibbonRegram from @nick_stetina - The AEA R88 is slowly becoming one of my favorite mics that I own. I’ve been loving it on drums and recently cued up one of the two channels for vocals and loved the sound we were getting. Looking forward to finding more uses for this awesome mic!
3 3384 days ago
The RCA KU3A was a rare, supercardioid ribbon. We brought it back with the AEA KU4. Learn about what makes this ribbon mic unique by following the link in our bio.
5 4464 days ago
After hearing the demand for a ribbon mic that could join bands on the road 🛣️, we developed the NUVO series. Click on our link in our bio to see how the NUVO's can bring your studio sound to life on the road.
1 3785 days ago
The R88 has been a secret weapon in the studio with its natural sound and phase coherent stereo image. Learn more about the R88 and its uses through the link in our bio.
17 7456 days ago
Many of the staff here at AEA are guitarists with different opinions about what makes a great guitar tone. 🎸 Fortunately, we were able to come up with two near-field ribbons that can capture any sound: the R92 and N22. Go to the link in our bio to hear them head-to-head.
5 5606:00 PM Aug 6, 2018
Are your preamps optimized for passive ribbon microphones? In order to deliver its full frequency response, a passive ribbon mic needs to see a high input impedance. How high? Head to the link in our bio to find out!
3 58610:00 PM Aug 3, 2018
Our latest AEA Session features three mighty AEA R44s capturing the Too Marvelous Trio as they perform Nat King Cole’s ‘This Is My Night To Dream’. The resulting sound brilliantly demonstrates the expansive sonic range of the AEA R44 series microphones. To watch the full AEA Session, head to the link in our bio!
1 1248:22 PM Aug 3, 2018
Here at AEA we still like using ribbon mics on loud sources, 🔊 just always make sure the ribbons are in the clear! Find out how to keep them safe using the hand test through the link in our bio.