Blue Microphones now offers a second, bonus capsule with the purchase of the Bottle Rocket Stage Two tube microphone, in addition to the included B8 capsule. Designed with a compact form factor, the Bottle Rocket Stage Two offers Blue’s vacuum tube microphone with an interchangeable bayonet-mount capsule system. Effective November 7 the new bundle with an updated SSP of €2,249, includes the Bottle Rocket Stage Two and a bonus capsule in addition to the B8 capsule.
Designed for speed and transparency, the Stage Two uses a single hand-selected ECC88 vacuum tube and transformerless, Class A discrete tube amplifier circuit to deliver low noise and superior transient response. The Bottle Rocket Stage Two is part of Blue’s Interchangeable Capsule Series, which also includes the venerable flagship Bottle mic and the Bottle Rocket Stage one, solid state microphone.
This series integrates the best of Blue’s discrete Class A circuitry with Blue stand-alone system of interchangeable capsules, providing any engineer a wide range of sonic characteristics in a single microphone setup. Like the Bottle, the Stage Two has the ability to swap up to nine different capsules for the ultimate recording experience. Blue’s system of interchangeable capsules—The Bottle Caps— each offer the recordist a different tonal characteristic and pickup pattern. From airy highs to larger-than-life lows, the Bottle Caps capture anything from vocals to bass, wind instruments to horns and everything in between.
Effective November 7, the new Bottle Rocket Stage Two bundle, MSRP €2,249, will be available at all authorized Blue dealers.