The V3 is a rugged dynamic workhorse fit for absolutely any voice or instrument.
Brilliant, reliable sound meets outstanding build quality.
For many years, we've had live sound engineers utilizing our studio microphones and Reflexion Filters® on stages all over the world with acts like Linkin Park, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Black Sabbath, Billy Idol, Paramore, My Morning Jacket, and many, many more.
With vast knowledge gained through working with countless engineers and bands, we have finally entered into the world of dynamic mics with the V Series - built to withstand rigorous touring schedules, while still performing better than anything else in their class.
ALL-METAL HOUSING & BEVELED SPRING STEEL GRILLE
The V3's road-ready design is all metal - no plastic parts here. The chassis' high quality, highly durable zinc alloy is designed to hold up under on-stage stress for years, and the spring steel mesh grille is dent-proof and corrosion-free for perfect reliability.
Also, see that beveled edge around the grille? That prevents your mic from rolling around when you put it down on top of your amp or the stage floor. (It's the little things that count.)
The V3's gold-plated XLR connector also ensures a loss-free and reliable signal connection for years to come.
Efficiently reduces unwanted wind noise and plosive pops....and just in case you don't like our stylish "sE Red" color, we've included a spare black windscreen in the box for you.
SPECIALIZED VOICE COIL
The dynamic element in the V3 has been custom-developed for a smooth, natural sound on any voice or instrument - and its cardioid capsule design helps efficiently isolate your voice from other on-stage sounds, ensuring plenty of gain before feedback.
Proven Neodymium magnets, tight production tolerances & high-end workmanship ensure excellent sensitivity, superior sound quality and superb consistency.
PATENTED INTEGRATED SHOCK MOUNT
The V3's brand new, patented shockmount efficiently decouples the capsule from mechanical vibration, providing exceptionally low handling noise as compared to other mics in its class. This means you can feel free to move around on stage without fear of rumbles, pops, or anything other than your voice coming through.
black internal windscreen
Voice Coil: Copper
Directional Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency range: 50 Hz - 16 kHz
Impedance: 600 Ohms
Sensitivity: 2.5 mV/Pa (-52 dB)
Connectivity: 3-pin male XLR
Diameter: 52 mm (2.05 in.) x Length: 181 mm (7.13 in.)
Weight: 295 g / 10.4 oz
"Technically perfect design...robust sound for the stage that does not cost the world."
"...its subtle metallic effect makes the live microphones a real eye-catcher...they also feel very valuable."
"The processing of the microphones is faultless...and small gimmicks, such as the anti-roll ring at the microphone head and replaceable inner windscreen, make working with newcomers in this field like sE Electronics a pleasure."
- Bonedo.de (full review - German)
"..feels comfortable and substantial in the hand...delivers a solid, natural vocal sound with good resistance to popping and suitably low handling noise."
"They manage to sound punchy without ever being over-harsh in the presence region...its presence peak is nice and broad, which avoids adding nasal-sounding coloration while still delivering a reasonably airy sound that cuts through."
- Sound On Sound, Feb 2017 (full review)
"With a quality mic in this price bracket, compromises might be expected, but none are evident...that the V3 feels expensive, well-made, solid is not just cosmetic; in this case, it's an indicator that the designer and manufacturer have applied equal consideration to its sensitivity and voicing."
"In the V3 sE Electronics have a another well-judged product a level above similarly-priced 'budget' mics. It feels solid enough to last a lifetime in the studio or for general live use."
- Arthur Stone, Gearslutz.com (full review)
"Feedback wasn’t an issue...even when the grille was inevitably cupped by the grip of an MC not yet schooled in proper mic technique, neither mic went into feedback."
"For live vocals, the V3 is going to make a great alternative to the Shure SM58. Not only does the presence give it an extra shine, but it looks great to boot."
- MusicTech, March 2017 (full review)
“It's actually quite impressive. Very open sounding and clear. Doesn't need any EQ at all. The sound cuts through the mix beautifully. Even when singing in one's lower register. This mic picks up great detail on your voice. Sounds almost like a condenser.”
“Using one for vocals, using two for electric guitar amp boxes. Everyone loves them. Guitarists are both thrilled with the tones they are getting and no complaints from the vocalist either.”
“I play multi instruments in bands - and a small group in church. The keyboard is one instrument, and I use a cardioid patterned mic because I turn my head often and sing from the sides of the mic - so I need that volume that is eliminated from super and hyper cardioid mics. The V3 is an excellent mic - especially for the tenor+ ranges…the mic is very distinct - for the price, a great buy.”
- Assorted customer reviews (via Sweetwater)