Milab DC-196 Platinum Edition

Milab DC-196 Platinum Edition Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

A limited edition of the DC-196 in a Nextel blue finish that was released to celebrate our 75th anniversary. Sold out!

Milab DC-196 Platinum Edition Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

A limited edition of the DC-196 in a Nextel blue finish that was released to celebrate our 75th anniversary. Sold out!

The DC-196 Platinum Edition is a limited edition of the Milab DC-196 that was released to celebrate the 75th anniversary of PML Microphones. Unlike the regular DC-196, the Platinum Edition comes in a gorgeous “Neptune Blue” Nextel® finish and is delivered in a custom designed wooden box with a signed certificate of authenticity.

Please note that this model is sold out as of January 2021.

Package includes: 3227 shockmount, 3403 windscreen, an individual frequency graph and a signed letter of authenticity.

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Specifications

  • Product name

    Milab DC-196 Platinum Edition
  • Type

    Condenser
  • Article number

    1175
  • Frequency response

    20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar pattern

    Cardioid, Omni, Bidirectional
  • Pre-attenuation pad

    -12 dB (switchable)
  • Max SPL (1 % THD at 1 kHz)

    132 dB
  • Max SPL with 12 dB pad

    144 dB
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz

    21,5 mV/Pa (± 1 dB)
  • A-weighted noise level (IEC 179-A)

    12 dBA
  • Power supply

    48 ± 4 V Phantom (DIN/IEC)
  • Current consumption

    4.2 mA
  • Output impedance

    <200 Ω
  • Minimum load impedance

    1 kΩ
  • Connection

    3-pin XLR
  • Length

    145 mm
  • Diameter

    27 mm
  • Net weight

    230 g
The DC-196 is a great all-rounder that manages to avoid adding an obvious character to the sound but also manages to avoid sounding bland. Very versatile and refined.
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