The HEIL PR 30 microphone steps up the professional audio game by adding a hum bucking coil in addition to the shock-mounted large diaphragm to virtually run noise-free in most any situation. When working in close proximity to PC monitors in the studio, or near neon lights, or other electrical sources on stage, the PR 30 is the microphone to use for quiet, flawless operation on drums, guitar cabinets and vocals.
The PR 30 is often compared to high priced ribbon microphones for its wide frequency response and immaculate sound quality. The difference is the PR 30 is able to withstand sound pressure levels that would decimate ribbon microphones.
The PR 30 is perfect as a guitar and amplifier cabinet microphone, as well as for drums, but it is also right at home as a vocal microphone, thanks to its internal passive filtering and uniquely designed screen, which virtually eliminates popping and sibilance during up-close vocals. The versatility and quality built into the PR 30 make it the choice of some of the top professional musicians, producers, and broadcasters in today’s world.
With the PR 30 you get the PR 30, along with an adjustable cast metal mic holder in a foam-fitted box.
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3 pin XLR
40 Hz - 18 kHz
Rear Rejection @ 180 degrees off axis
370 ohms balanced
-51 dB @ 1 kHz
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Mixonline Magazine (Review) - "One remarkable thing I noticed was that the PR30 has a tendency to round out the transient in a beneficial way, almost as though it mildly compresses the signal. This was subtle, yet noticeable in a number of high-transient applications. Heil claims tha"
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About.com (Review) - "It's rare when a couple weeks' worth of hands-on time completely converts me. But the Heil PR-30 is different: I knew the first time I heard it I was dealing with something special."
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Front End Audio (Review) - "It has a very detailed mid and upper-mid response, where a lot of dynamics tend to get a little bit crispy up there.."
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Kurt Ballou (Producer) - "I don't use Heil's exclusively, but they do get used regularly, particularly the PR30's. When I'm using them, I typically use PR30's for snare, toms, electric guitar, and bass guitar, PR40's for bass drum, bass guitar, and male vocals, PR20's for hand head vocals or snare drum, and the Handi-Mic for harmonica or for mic-ing up headphones for the "lo-fi" effect. I'm so glad Heil has put out this new line of mics. With the fast-paced aggressive music I record, it's great to have a microphone which combines the urgency of a dynamic, with the speed, clarity, and detail of a condensor. The PR30, in particular, has made my year!"
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Santiago Dobles from Aghora (Artist) - "Heil Pr 30 is hands down the Best Guitar & Tom Mic out there. Heil Mics capture what your tone really sounds like and what you really want to hear!"
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Tape Op (Review) - "I found these mics ideal not only for voiceovers, but also for loud rock vocals, kick drums, toms, guitar, and bass cabinets."
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