From direct RCA* lineage comes the most effective on the vintage style ribbon sound. Handcrafted totally within the US, the JRS-34 combines the top attributes of vintage and present day technologies to create a high-quality active ribbon microphone ideally suited for music and voice. The active JRS-34 demands phantom power and has an output level compatible with practically any contemporary preamp. Included can be a lovely handcrafted wooden box as well as a microfiber mic cover, developed to effectively shop and clean the microphone. Made in collaboration with Stephen Sank, the Cloud ribbon mics had been provided the model quantity prefix JRS in homage for the late Jon R. Sank, Stephen Sank’s father (1934-1998). Identified for his function with RCA that created legendary microphones such as the BK-11 and BK-10A, the senior Sank succeeded RCA’s Harry Olson as the guiding force behind the company’s continuing development of ribbon microphones. Obtaining studied alongside his father considering that the age of 10, Stephen Sank’s efforts in conjunction with Cloud develop upon this same legacy. Each and every JRS-34 ribbon is cut, corrugated, and installed by hand in precisely precisely the same fashion as prescribed by Olson. New suggestions expand the functionality capabilities from the blueprint too, bringing the style into the 21st century together with the addition of transformers by CineMag Inc., rounded magnets, internal spring mounted suspension, active “Cloudlifter” JFET circuitry, and much more. *RCA can be a registered trademark of Radio Corporation of America. References to RCA are historical in nature and imply no affiliation with Cloud Microphones.