The Supercardioid Ribbon. If you are interested in receiving this coverage for longer than one year, you have the option of purchasing additional years of the Performance Warranty. Over half a decade of pushing the envelope has led to the latest ribbon mic in the AEA's arsenal: the AEA KU5A Supercardioid Ribbon Microphone. The pricing is as follows: Accessory Coverage - any peripheral devices or accessories that come with your product (i.e. 4% for each additional year. Pricing for used electronic products is 4% of the original new selling price. You know, the same as the old one, but totally different.The great folks at AEA have reinvented the wheel here with a beautiful ribbon sound, a gorgeous, natural high end, and insane rejection – it's less picky about preamps than other AEA mics … foot pedal, case) are also covered. Product Replacement - if your product cannot be fixed or costs too much to fix, we will replace it with the equivalent model for no additional charge. AEA KU5A Supercardioid Active Ribbon Microphone. Protect your investment with the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Vocalists can sing directly into the grill of the KU5A, as its interior components are the most protected of any in the AEA lineup. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley - not FUNK cover feat Reeve Carney!! Consumables (i.e. Convenient - easy drop off and pick up of the product at any Long & McQuade location. Sell on Reverb Seller Hub Reverb Payments FAQ. If this is not possible, a full refund will be provided. Supercardioid polar pattern that rejects room tone and instrument bleed, Detailed, extended top end with ribbon smoothness and warmth, Supreme durability for close-range, outdoor, and live use, Active electronics and custom transformer optimized for all preamps, Front address design with built-in yoke is simple to position, Integrated high-pass filter switch reduces proximity effect at close-range. £994.80 inc VAT. Our policies and services are designed to provide you with the ideal shopping experience. However strong bursts of air may damage the ribbon, so exercise caution when positioning it in front of a kick drum. An additional free setup is not included with additional purchased years of Performance Warranty. The Long & McQuade Performance Warranty supplements the manufacturer’s warranty to ensure that our customers receive complete “no hassle” warranty coverage within their first year. The AEA KU5A is an ideal ribbon microphone for studio or stage use. We are not able to get online delivery information from our supplier. Given the legendary fragility of ribbon microphones, many experienced engineers tremble at the thought of live applications for ribbons, but the KU5A handles it without breaking a sweat. The price is hardly surprising for a boutique product handmade to very high standards in California, but the fact remains that for all the KU5A's distinctive qualities, its … The KU5A is an exciting and innovative microphone that … You can also experiment with reflection filters and moving blankets, or a combination of all of the above. BRASS and STRINGS: 2% of the selling price after $2,000. Guitar Setup - Guitars purchased at Long & McQuade come with 1 free setup, to be redeemed within 1 year for new guitars and 90 days for used guitars. This allows for consistent frequency response and greater flexibility with different preamps, including those within audio interfaces. Wednesday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) USED products: 4% of selling price to increase the warranty from 3 months to 1 year. 4% for each additional year. Accessory Coverage - any peripheral devices or accessories that come with your product (i.e. Customers interested in more complete and convenient (but not necessarily longer) coverage are still able to purchase additional years of the Performance Warranty. Tuesday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) Thursday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) Resources Reverb News … 7 new from $1,199 2 used from $1,080. Some manufacturers provide warranties for longer than 1 year; however, these are usually limited warranties that do not provide the same coverage as the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Having a supercardioid ribbon like this opens a lot of new possibilities. It features the same custom transformer as the A440, R84A, and NUVO ribbon mics, providing greater output, less audible noise, and stable impedance. AEA KU5A Active Supercardioid Ribbon Microphone. Given the legendary fragility of ribbon microphones, many experienced engineers tremble at the thought of live applications for ribbons, but the KU5A handles it without breaking a sweat. It’s a winner, hands down.”, “We used the KU5A on cello spot on Deadpool 2’ orchestra sessions and loved it. Instant classic! https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/KU5A--aea-ku5a-ribbon-microphone Monday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) Saturday: 8:30am - 8:00pm (EST). As of June 2018 the Performance Warranty is no longer transferable. Its integrated windscreen protection prevents interference at windy venues and its active electronics allow for flexibility with virtually any mixing board or audio interface. The switch activates the KU5A’s near-field mode for optimal close-range performance. The AEA KU5A is an end-address supercardioid active ribbon microphone breaks new ground in ribbon technology to reject... More Info. The KU5A is equipped with active electronics, fit for any preamp in the studio and on the road, as well as an integrated high-pass filter to roll off low end in close range recording applications. ... NEW products: 4% of selling price to double the … Performance Guarantee - normal wear and tear is covered, so your product will be performing as well as the day you purchased it for the entire duration of the coverage. Friday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) Signal bleed captured by dynamic mics and condensers often sounds harsh and brittle due to top-end frequencies. The rejection is like an sm7b, but the clarity is like a high end condenser, but with that smoooooooth ribbon mic sound, yet not dark and virtually no sibilance. Copyright © 2020, Long & McQuade Limited, All Rights Reserved. Speakers damaged by overpowering are generally not covered. strings, reeds, woodwind pads, drum sticks, batteries, tubes, cross faders) are excluded as they are designed to be replaced. The KU5A’s supercardioid polar pattern captures pure, direct sound while rejecting room tone from behind the mic. AEA describe the KU5A as a supercardioid mic, but the detailed polar pattern in the specification suggests some variability with frequency, with the mic appearing perfectly cardioid at 2kHz and narrowing to supercardioid below this.