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The Bottle stands alongside the most iconic recording mics of the 20th century, blending modern technology with the soul of legendary vintage microphones to deliver a unique voice of its own. Its system of interchangeable mic capsules offers limitless versatility and unparalleled tone for recording any sound source. Bottle is designed and hand-built in the USA, and delivers our heritage for superior studio-grade audio and inspiring design.
Bottle features a series of interchangeable Bottle Caps that delivers distinct pickup patterns and tonal characteristics to suit any instrument or recording style. Simply swap between capsules to experiment with new sounds or layer tracks for lush sonic textures, instantly. Big vocal sounds. Vintage and modern sounds. Delicate, accurate reproduction. Different patterns. All in a single microphone.
Bottle features fully discrete Class A tube circuitry powered by a hand-selected EF86 pentode vacuum tube in triode mode for distinctive warmth and saturation. The hand-wound transformer is made of silver wire around nickel plates, delivering unmatched precision and accuracy.
Every Bottle comes with our signature B6 large-diaphragm dual-backplate cardioid capsule. It delivers larger-than-life sound with enhanced lows and extended highs perfect for recording vocals, percussion, and guitars. And you can easily modify your tone by swapping the B6 for any Bottle Cap to achieve any sound imaginable.
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