PreSonus Announces PRM1 Precision Reference Microphone

presonus-0113PreSonus’ new PRM1 reference (measurement) microphone is special type of condenser mic that is designed to provide an accurate reproduction of a room’s sound characteristics for use with audio-analysis tools, such as real-time analyzers (RTAs) and spectrographs.

The PRM1 employs a ¼” pre-polarized electret-condenser capsule. PreSonos claims it delivers a linear frequency response between 20 Hz and 20 kHz. Like most measurement mics, it has an omnidirectional polar pattern. Sensitivity is rated at -37 dB/Pa, EIN (A-weighted) at 26 dB, S/N ratio at 70 dB, dynamic range at 106 dB, and maximum SPL is at 132 dB SPL.

The mic has an all-metal chassis and comes with a clip, foam windscreen and hard case.

The PRM1 is expected to ship this month and will list for $79.95. Here are all the details: