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The Pearl Model CR-55
cardioid electret condenser microphone (1982)

The Pearl CR-55

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The Pearl CR-55

Specifications

  • Preamp: IC and silicon transistor amplifier

  • Frequency Response: 15 Hz to 22,000 Hz

  • Dynamic Range: 118 dB; lowest equivalent noise level 24 dB SPL

  • Sensitivity: −62 dB ±2 dB at 1 microbar, 1,000 Hz

  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 70 dB 1 Pa (10 microbar)

  • Maximum SPL: 142 dB (0.5% THD)

  • Low-Frequency Roll-off: 6 dB per octave below 200 Hz

  • Attenuator Switch: Zero to −12 dB

  • Output Impedance: 200 ohms ±20%, balanced, transformerless

  • Minimum Load Impedance: 3K ohms

  • Maximum Output Voltage: 3.5 V at maximum SPL

  • Current Drain: Less than 3 mA

  • Supply Voltage: 12 VDC to 48 VDC or 9-V battery

  • Net Weight: 11.5 oz. (330 grams) less battery

  • Dimensions: 11116" (430 mm) diameter, 8½" (218 mm) length

Switches
Bass roll-off and attenuator switches

The Pearl CR-55

This microphone is a product of the Pearl Japanese drum manufacturer.

The Pearl CR-55
Microphone courtesy of Jeff Rudisill

CR-55 specification sheet
Download the CR-55 specification sheet
 

 

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