Manley Silver Reference Microphone:

  • Single-sided large-diaphragm capsule based on the vintage Sony C-37A; handcrafted by Josephson Audio
  • 5-micron evaporated-gold diaphragm
  • Cardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns
  • Adjustable acoustic chamber on the backplate for changing pattern
  • Internal 5670 vacuum tube head amplifier
  • Constant-current source for tube to minimize noise
  • Hand-wound Manley nickel-core iron output transformer
  • Custom-designed outboard switched-mode PSU
  • Includes Manley X-Cradle suspension
  • Handcrafted in Manley's Chino, California, labs
  • 5-year factory warranty


Tech Specs


  • Mono/Stereo:Mono
  • Polar Pattern:Cardioid, Omnidirectional (variable control)
  • Diaphragm Size:Single-sided 1" diaphragm
  • Frequency Response:10Hz-30kHz
  • Max SPL:150dB SPL
  • Output Impedance:30 ohms
  • Sensitivity:7mV/Pa
  • Low Cut Filter:55Hz
  • Tube:5670 vacuum tube
  • Power Source:Custom-designed outboard switched-mode PSU
  • Color:Silver
  • Connector:6-pin XLR cable to PSU, 3-pin XLR from PSU
  • Weight:1.5 lbs.


Manley Reference Silver