The R 2 MkII is quite different from the R 1 series of mics. It features a ribbon transducer with a shorter and more narrow ribbon. It is darker sounding than the R 1 series since the higher frequencies roll off earlier.
The new mkii version of the pre-73 dlx preamp in the project line has been upgraded to premier status by using uk-made carnhill transformers and high pass filter inductor, polystyrene capacitors, all soldered connector- free internal wiring.
The classic C800G is the only tube microphone in the world equipped with a semiconductor active cooling system that results in a higher signal-to-noise ratio compared to most other tube microphones. It has a very high-quality modern sound performance