The Grand Pearl

"The Grand Pearl" microphone uses our large size dual diaphragm capsule VD47, designed to provide character of sweet, warm tone known from the most famous vintage vocal microphones. Microphone has unidirectional cardioid polar pattern.

GP introduce a new physical design with a rear-ported spherical head and a special narrow tapered form reflector to reduce internal resonances and reflections and optimize the unidirectional cardiod polar pattern.

A soft center band around the circumference of the head minimizes shock and handling noise. Rugged microphone construction and internal shockmounts effectively reduce stand rumble, outside infrasonic interference and mechanical shocks. The internal phantom powered preamplifier's Class 'A' fully discrete transformerless circuit provides high output, flat audio response and ultra low distortion and noise. The output connectors are gold plated for best possible signal transfer. "The Pearl" is ready for noise-free handheld or stand use. A flexible stand holder is supplied with microphone. FRR is an optional unique reflection ring accessory which is used as a tool to slightly alter directional characteristics and frequency response by positioning at different points along the microphone body.


The Grand Pearl
The Grand Pearl
The Grand Pearl


Transducer type


Operating principle

pressure gradient

Diaphragm's active diameter

26 mm (1")

Frequency range

20 Hz to 20 kHz

Polar pattern

unidirectional - cardioid

Output impedance

50 ohms

Rated load impedance

1000 ohms

Suggested load impedance

>500 ohms

Sensitivity at 1000 Hz into 1000 ohms load

20 mV/Pa

S/N Ratio CCIR 468-3 weighted

75 dB

S/N Ratio DIN/IEC 651 A-weighted

86 dB-A

Equivalent noise level DIN/IEC A-weighted

8 dB-A

Maximum SPL for 0.5% THD at 1000 ohm load

136 dB

Dynamic range of the internal preamplifier

128 dB

Phantom powering voltage on pins #2 & #3 of XLR

+48 V (+/-4 V)

Current consumption

<2 mA

Output connector

3-pin XLR male, gold plated contacts


207 x 42.5 head diameter (24.5 shaft) mm, 350 grams