Milab VIP-50 - Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Milab VIP-50 - Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone


Milab VIP-50 - Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Milab VIP-50 - Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Probably the most recognizable Milab model ever produced. A classic vocal microphone found in recording studios all over the world.

The VIP-50 is nothing less than a true classic. Built around the Milab 2700 rectangular capsule and developed in the mid 80’s, it has since become the go-to microphone for studio vocals – and many other applications – in studios all over the world. Over the years the VIP-50 has been the chosen vocal microphone on a long list of albums by artists like Michael Jackson, Drake, Chaka Khan, The Manhattan Transfer, Jeff Buckley, Ray Charles, Tori Amos, Gino Vannelli and many others.

The VIP-50 offers five different polar patterns and a selection of filters and pre-attenuation pads. It is delivered in an SKB 3i waterproof case with a Rycote InVision USM shockmount.

Package includes: Rycote USM shockmount and an individual frequency graph.


  • Five selectable polar patterns
  • 10/20 dB attenuation pads
  • 200/500 Hz high pass filters
  • Milab 2700 rectangular capsule
  • Gold plated XLR connector
  • Nextel® coating (from 2012)
  • Customized SKB 3i Case


  • Product name

    Milab VIP-50
  • Type

  • Article number

  • Frequency response

    20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar pattern

    Cardioid, Wide Cardioid, Hypercardioid, Omni, Bidirectional
  • Filters

    200 Hz & 500 Hz (switchable)
  • Pre-attenuation pad

    -10 dB & -20 dB (switchable)
  • Max. SPL (1 % THD at 1 kHz)

    118 dB
  • Max SPL with 10 dB pad

    128 dB
  • Max SPL with 20 dB pad

    138 dB
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz

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

    18 dB (typical); 19 dB (max)
  • Power supply

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

    3.5 mA
  • Output impedance

    <200 Ω
  • Minimum load impedance

    1 kΩ
  • Connection

    3-pin XLR
  • Length

    170 mm
  • Width

    47 mm
  • Depth

    50 mm
  • Net weight

    400 g

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