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Bottle Rocket Stage 2

Blue Microphones Bottle Rocket Stage 2
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Meet the Bottle Rocket Stage Two. The Stage Two vacuum tube microphone system is an innovative and unique solution for virtually any recording need. The Stage Two combines low noise and superb transient response along with a choice of nine different interchangeable capsules, The Bottle Caps. In an instant, you can change these bayonet-mount capsules for a stunning variety of tonal characteristics and pickup patterns without shutting off the power! Precision-designed and hand-assembled, the Stage Two is crafted for a lifetime of use. Its transformerless Class A discrete amplifier circuit is a thoroughly modern design with a nod to the classic circuits of yesterday. Utilizing a single hand-selected ECC88 vacuum tube, you'll hear musical detail and subtlety previously only heard in mics costing thousands more. The Stage Two comes with Blue's popular and versatile B8 capsule, a custom-built flight case, our high-definition tube mic cable, shockmount and the innovative Powerstream power supply, which not only ensures ultra-stable performance but features our soft-start feature which maximizes tube life and minimizes startup time.Both Stages of the Bottle Rocket family can take advantage of the Bottle Caps, Blue's family of nine interchangeable capsules with different tonal characteristics and pickup patterns. Each Bottle Cap is designed to provide the recordist with the ultimate sonic solution for their respective application. Below is a complete list of the nine Bottle Caps. Get them all and you'll have an entire mic cabinet at your fingertips!


Not quite a U47 but...

...that I am pretty fond of when I want that sound. I guess they are now called the BLUE Bottle Rocket Stage 2 and it would be the B-7 capsule. Also like the flexibility to swap out the capsule, I own several that rock. Also nice being able to hot swap them without...

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Blue bottle vs Bottle Rocket stage 2

...15 degrees off center, but that's purely an aesthetic issue. If anyone is interested, I can try it out against the Bottle Rocket Stage 2 and report back. I have the B6, B7, and B8 capsules.

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Blue or Violet vs Townsend

...or all of these mics. Here are the voices I’m looking at. Blue Bottle Rocket Stage 1 Red Type B Violet Global Pre Blue Bottle Rocket Stage 2 Townsend Labs Sphere L22 I want something that is good quality but offers versatility, that’s why I have narrowed it down to these. Ultimately I would love a blue Bottle but am not...

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