The Z5600a mk2 is the same blueish colour, but I think that's the one where the stuck in the pad and filter. Does work but is a bit noisy, a bit too much 'hiss'. I can only think that it needs a valve replacement. Does work but is a bit noisy, a bit too much 'hiss'. “Good condition, light cosmetic wear. I have used this safely for some time. The circuit board was redesigned, improving the layout, for the ‘a’ revision. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. It seems possible that sE changed the tube without again revising the mic’s model number. As seen in photos. The Z5600a comes in a wooden presentation case, cradled in a full aluminium flight case, with a large shock mount and a power supply with pattern switching and cables. The tube is either a 12AT7/ECC81, or a 12AX7/ECC83. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Unlike the Geminis, however, the Z5600a II is a multi-pattern microphone offering nine pattern variations, going from omni, via cardioid, to figure-of-eight. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. As with all electric items, please get PAT tested if you need reassurance before use. SE Electronics Z5600a Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone The Z5600a is the second generation of sE’s previously top-of-the-line Z5600 mic. Both are 9-pattern large-diaphragm tube mics. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. The Z 5600 A was awesome when I used it to mic stringed instruments, especially those with metal strings. (14.1 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz). With 9 graded steps through omni, cardioid and figure eight patterns, -10dB pad and bass cut, the Z5600a II finds uses in a huge number of applications, from miking a live drum kit to overheads on a choir. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The mic body was changed as well; the new version is powder-coated as a step toward damping resonance. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Both are 9-pattern large-diaphragm tube mics. I can ”, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. This item may be a floor model or an item that has been returned to the seller after a period of use. Something went wrong. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. It is socketed, rather than hard-wired to the circuit board; users of various audio forums have reported success with tube upgrades to 6072 variants. No additional import charges on delivery. Does work but is a bit noisy, a bit too much 'hiss'. The Z5600a II large-diaphragm condenser is one of the most versatile tube mics in today's market. The Z5600a (still mk1) is the blueish one, slightly more square. MusicTech reported seeing a 12AX7; Electronic Musician reported a 12AT7. The SE Electronics Z5600a is also known as: Z-5600a. The Z5600a is the second generation of sE’s previously top-of-the-line Z5600 mic. An item that has been previously used. They are all, however, great microphones. View basket for details. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme, SE electronics Z 5600 A CONDENSER VALVE MICROPHONE mic MKI Mk1, Good condition, light cosmetic wear. SE Electronics Z5600a II Tube Microphone Opens Up - YouTube Free delivery for many products! sE Electronics Pro Audio Condenser Microphones, sE Electronics Wired Pro Audio Condenser Microphones, sE Electronics Cardioid Pro Audio Condenser Microphones, sE Electronics Studio Recording Pro Audio Condenser Microphones, Blue Microphones Pro Audio Condenser Microphones. Did we get anything wrong on this page? No box / case. Ok chaps, here's the story. I have SE Titan and SE 3 in my collection and tried also SE Z5600A MKII. I run a small, successful (currently) studio in Glasgow, Scotland. SE Electronics Gemini - High End? The rotary pattern-control switch is located on the PSU alongside the eight-pin mic connector and the three-pin XLR balanced output feed. Good condition, light cosmetic wear. The Z5600 mk1 is silvery grey. The Gemini is an absolute favourite of clients. 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The Z 5600 A’s wide body holds a 12AT7 tube, found in many budget tube devices. In cardioid mode, the slightly spiky high frequencies of the original 5600 have been tamed and, overall, the sound is more obviously “valvey” than both the old Z5600 and SE Gemini. Omnidirectional Please let us know! We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Whereas most of those use an underpowered tube in the circuit to generate a little distortion (that can then be attributed to the tube), the Z 5600 A uses the 12AT7 in a traditional high-voltage circuit…. Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.