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Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone

4038 Ribbon Microphone with a 30 Hz to 15 kHz Frequency Response.


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When you walk into a recording studio of any kind, you are bound to find at least one Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone. Why? Because its unparalleled sound has been used for broadcasting and on countless award-winning records for years. When you need a microphone with a wide frequency response, an absent of transient distortion, and a relativity high-sensitivity, the 4038 is the microphone for you.

Pressure Gradient Ribbon Transducer
Fitted with a low mass damped ribbon, the Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone helps to control transit responses minimizing distortion in any performance. When this is combined with a pressure gradient ribbon transducer, this microphone delivers a sonic performance unlike any other.

High-Quality Sound
The real power in this microphone comes from its tailored frequency response of 30Hz – 15kHz, Bi-Directional polar pattern, and high-handling SPL of 125 dB. This allows you to record a wide range of instruments and vocals. Furthermore, this microphone can be utilized in a variety of techniques including A/B, X/Y, and Mid/Side.

From recording applications to broadcast applications the Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone can do it all. Its frequency response, polar pattern, and low-distortion allow this microphone to be used for vocals, drums, brass instruments, capturing ambiance, and any other recording scenario you could possibly think of.


  • Pressure gradient transducer ribbon microphone
  • Clear, smooth, and wide frequency response of 30 Hz to 15 kHz
  • Low mass damped ribbon to control transit response
  • Black stove enamel textured pain finish
  • Made of heavy gauge perforated brass backed by finely woven monel mesh
  • Bi-directional (Figure-8) polar pattern
  • Ideal for recording and broadcasting situations
  • Includes 4069 to XLR adapter, soft cloth protective bag, foam-lined plastic carrying case, and rigid 5/8" mic stand mount

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Things You Will Get:

  • Ribbon Microphone
  • 4069 Jack Plug
  • Foam Lined Rigid Plastic Carrying Case
  • Soft Cloth
  • Protective Bag


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Microphone Type Ribbon
Polar Pattern Bidirectional
Frequency Response 30Hz-15kHz
Output Impedence 300 ohms
Dynamic Range (SPL) 125dB
Pad No
Low Cut Filter No
Body Material Heavy Gauge Perforated Brass backed by Finely Woven Monel Mesh
Body Color Black
Connector Type XLR
Power Requirements None
Weight 2 lbs 6 oz
Dimensions 7 x 3 inches
Series 4000 Series
Model 4038
Information not available

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