THE PINNACLE OF MIC INNOVATION
The Bottle stands alongside the most iconic recording mics of the 20th century, blending modern technology with the soul of legendary vintage microphones to deliver a unique voice of its own. Its system of interchangeable mic capsules offers limitless versatility and unparalleled tone for recording any sound source. Bottle is designed and hand-built in the USA, and delivers our heritage for superior studio-grade audio and inspiring design.
An Entire Mic Locker in One
Bottle features a series of interchangeable Bottle Caps that delivers distinct pickup patterns and tonal characteristics to suit any instrument or recording style. Simply swap between capsules to experiment with new sounds or layer tracks for lush sonic textures, instantly. Big vocal sounds. Vintage and modern sounds. Delicate, accurate reproduction. Different patterns. All in a single microphone.
Bottle features fully discrete Class A tube circuitry powered by a hand-selected EF86 pentode vacuum tube in triode mode for distinctive warmth and saturation. The hand-wound transformer is made of silver wire around nickel plates, delivering unmatched precision and accuracy.
And to Cap It Off…
Every Bottle comes with our signature B6 large-diaphragm dual-backplate cardioid capsule. It delivers larger-than-life sound with enhanced lows and extended highs perfect for recording vocals, percussion, and guitars. And you can easily modify your tone by swapping the B6 for any Bottle Cap to achieve any sound imaginable.
- Included B6 Bottle Cap provides larger-than-life vocal and instrument sound
- Compatible with all interchangeable Bottle Caps
- Fully discrete Class A tube circuit with EF86 vacuum tube
- Quick-change bayonet capsule mount
- POWERSTREAM Tube Mic power supply with variable capsule-sensitivity dial
- Laser-cut SKB® carry case
- Transducer Type: Vacuum Tube Condenser
- Polar Patterns: Various (Capsule-dependent)
- Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
- Sensitivity: 20.0 mV/Pa at 1kHz (1Pa = 94dB SPL) w/B6 Capsule
- Output Impedance: 200Ω
- Rated Load Impedance: Not less than 1kΩ
- Maximum SPL: 134 dB SPL (2.5kΩ, 0.5% THD) w/B6 Capsule
- S/N Ratio: 56.5 dB-A (IEC 651) w/B6 Capsule
- Noise Level: 7.5 dB-A (IEC 651) w/B6 Capsule
- Dynamic Range: 126.5dB (@2.5kΩ) w/B6 Capsule
- Power Requirement: Bottle Power Supple Unit 115/230 VAC, 50/60 Hz
- Weight: 1700g
- Dimensions: 390mm x 90mm