Like having an entire mic locker in a single package, Bottle Rocket Mic Locker is a powerful and flexible creative tool for any recording session. This unique system features Blue’s acclaimed Bottle Rocket Stage One microphone, plus four interchangeable capsules that represent the world’s most iconic mic sounds. Each of the four Bottle Caps capsules can be quickly swapped during a session, giving you fast access to a huge palette of recording possibilities for any vocal or instrument type—all without interrupting the creative process.
Microphone choice is one of the critical elements in producing a great track. The world’s most famous and successful studios use their mic lockers to access the ideal microphone for a given vocal or instrument performance. Now you can have the same flexibility in your studio. The Bottle Rocket Mic Locker capsules not only sound brilliant when used individually, they also complement each other to create layered, well-balanced recordings.
The Bottle Rocket Mic Locker makes the process of auditioning mics faster and easier. Now you can move quickly between classic and modern sounds to find the right match for your talent.
If you’re thinking about investing in a new mic, consider the creative power and flexibility that Bottle Rocket Mic Locker brings to your studio. Shoot out all four capsules to find the right sound, layer tracks with different capsules for richer, larger-than-life mixes, and explore new tones for your instruments—all with one portable package. The system comes housed in a road-ready SKB® hard-shell case, complete with microphone, four capsules and shockmount. Now, you can show up to any recording session with your own mic locker in hand.
Bottle Rocket Stage One is the foundation of the Bottle Rocket Mic Locker. It’s hand-built in the USA for a lifetime of use, and features a proprietary Class A, FET circuit that helps to deliver exceptionally low self-noise (<7.5dB) and high output (+12dBV). And with exceptional sonic clarity, it accurately delivers the nuances of the different Bottle Caps for any studio recording application.
- Directional Pattern: Cardioid (With Included Bottle Caps)
- Frequency Response: 20hz – 20khz
- Sensitivity (1khz Into 2.5kΩ): 27mv/pa (+/−10mv)
- Rated Impedance: 50Ω
- Rated Load Impedance: Not Less Than 1kΩ
- Noise Level A-weighted (Iec 651): Not More Than 7.5dbv–14dbv
- Max Output (1% Thd Into 2.5kΩ): +12dbv = 3.1 Vrms
- Max Spl (1.0% Thd Into 2.5kΩ): 138db
- Dynamic Range (2.5kΩ Load): 130db
- Supply Voltage (Iec 268-15): +48v Phantom Power (+35v Min.)
- Current Draw (Typical Ai+48v): 1.8ma