Cardioid Condenser Microphone
The Nova is a low-cost side-address FET condenser with a large-diaphragm capsule.
The mic has a 1.1' evaporated gold diaphragm and Class-A solid-state electronics. It has a wire mesh grille and brass body.
The older version, with two PCBs and leaded components, is identical to the circuit of the Groove Tubes GT55.
Electronic Musician 2008
… on singer-songwriter accompaniment, the Nova made a great impression. … In overall sound quality, however, the Nova stands out in the roundup. [Compared with Behringer B1, MXL 2006 and Sterling Audio ST51]
The mic ships with a 7ft cable and threaded hardmount.
Permalink: M-Audio Nova
The mic was released in 2004.
|Pickup Patterns||Pads & Filters|
(16 mV/Pa; 20 - 18,000 Hz)
| Diaphragm diameter: 27.94mm
||200 Ohms (Low)||Max SPL: 128 dB
Self-noise: 14.0 dB(A)
|650g (22.93oz)||185mm (7.28'')||48mm (1.89'')||
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