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Electro-Voice RE200

Pricing & Availability

  • MSRP: $416
  • Discontinued


RE200 Documentation

CardioidElectro-Voice RE200

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The RE200 is a compact FET condenser mic with an EQ curve described as a “Continuous Presence Rise.”

The response begins rolling off at 300Hz, remains relatively flat through 3kHz, and exhibits two sharp peaks (+10–12dB) at 5kHz and 8kHz. The HF response falls sharply above about 13kHz.

The attenuated LF response allows the microphone to be positioned close to a sound source without fear of overwhelming LF buildup due to proximity effect. EV presents the mic as a suitable choice for drum overheads, high-hat, acoustic guitar, and strings.

The mic has a true condenser capsule, not an electret as would be more usual in a mic that can be powered by 12V. Note that the mic’s circuitry includes a DC-DC converter that maintains a stable charge on the capsule, regardless of powering voltage. This allows the mic’s performance to be consistent regardless of the power supply.


The diaphragm is ultra-thin, gold-laminated, environmentally stabilized and ultra-low in mass. The electrode is a precision-cut, single piece, ceramic disc layered with gold.

The mic ships with a clip (p/n 311), a vinyl storage pouch, and a foam windscreen.

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Frequency Response - CardioidClick Graph to Compare!
RE200 Cardioid Frequency Response Chart
Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (10 mV/Pa; 50 - 18,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
200 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 130 dB
Self-noise: 21.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
185g (6.53oz) 137mm (5.39'') 28mm (1.10'')
  • 3-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications
  • Requires phantom power
  • Phantom voltage: 12-52v

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