Electro-Voice PL80C Dynamic Microphone (Beige)
The PL80c is a premium-grade supercardioid dynamic microphone designed to elegantly capture the character of vocals in live sound applications. Its EQ-friendly sonic contour adapts well to any vocal texture, allowing vocals to sit nicely in the mix without sounding harsh.
- Incredible vocal power and clarity
- Robust, forgiving, EQ-friendly performance
- Superior off-axis rejection
- Supercardioid polar pattern
- Exceptionally cooperative tonal characteristics
This product is a premium-grade supercardioid dynamic microphone designed to elegantly capture the character of vocals in live sound applications. The PL80c’s “EQ-friendly” sonic contour adapts well to any vocal texture allowing vocals to sit nicely in the mix without being harsh. The enhanced isolation provided by its supercardioid polar pattern is an excellent defense against system feedback and cross-talk bleed emanating from other nearby sound sources. The result is higher gain before feedback and cleaner stage mixes. Although designed to be a vocal microphone for music and spoken word, the PL80c will also function well as an instrument or amplifier microphone where a dynamic element capsule would be desired.
Born and bred in the American heartland, Electro-Voice lays claim to over 85 years of unmatched innovation in microphone design and manufacturing. Back in 1927, company founders Al Kahn and Lou Burroughs started out as true pioneers, establishing the industry standard for audio engineering excellence and reliability while continuously upping the ante with breakthrough technologies, such as the humbucking coil for noise cancellation and Variable-D for proximity control. Eight decades on, Electro-Voice microphones continue to deliver the sound of history’s most significant events. We’ve helped the world hear everything from the very first radio broadcasts to John Glenn’s first orbit of the Earth; from Elvis and the Beatles to the largest world tours with today’s biggest artists; from Knut Rockne using his “Electric Voice” at Notre Dame to the state-of-the-art wireless microphone systems at top sporting events; from Presidential inaugurations to tonight’s evening news; from Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech to the Next Big Thing rehearsing in the garage next door… Staying true to its roots as a great American brand, Electro-Voice continues to reach new heights in the 21st century. We were the first to advance microphone technology with N/Dym neodymium magnetic structures, and the first to bring fast, automatic channel-coordination to wireless microphones with ClearScan. But that’s just the beginning— our engineers are constantly working on new ways to capture the full richness and nuance of your tone. Whether you’re outfitting a world tour, a house of worship, a professional studio or a school auditorium, Electro-Voice microphones offer great sound, durability, ergonomics and style. From time-tested classics to our latest innovations, every product is built to withstand both the rigors of performance and the scrutiny of your listeners. At Electro-Voice, making you sound your best—from soundcheck to encore, night after night, year after year—is both a longstanding tradition and our number-one job.
Audio Frequency Response: 80 Hz - 16,000 Hz
Case Material: Die cast zinc
Connector Type: 3-pin XLR
Finish: Textured Satin "Classic PL" beige
Impedance, Low-Z balanced: 600
Mic Type: Handheld
Open Circuit Voltage: 2.2 mV/Pascal
Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
Weight Net: 11.75 oz (333 g)