updated 07:40 am EDT, Fri October 29, 2004
M-Audio debuts Pulsar
Avid's M-Audio has introduced , the latest in the company's line of studio microphones. Pulsar is a medium-capsule professional cardioid condenser microphone designed primarily for recording and miking instruments. The company says that Pulsar's design is optimized for recording acoustic instruments such as guitars, piano, strings, brass, and woodwinds and can also be used for percussion and drum overheads, as well as capturing room ambience for electric guitar and drum tracks. The Pulsar is equipped with a 3-pin XLR connector and requires +48 volt phantom power; it features a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz. It is now shipping for $130.