The 5-ZERO-7 microphone itself is a large body type, to give singers and artists a familiar feel in the studio to vintage mics they know and love. The fixed cardioid nature of the microphone guarantees it will always be in its most popular setting without switches and other devices to decrease long term reliability. The microphone sounds very big, utilizing a carefully crafted proximity effect for that extra deep intimacy preferred by artists and engineers alike. This sound is expected to be especially popular on male vocalists but will be expected to outperform most other mics on females as well. There will be a wide variety of color available with distance, so this will increase it’s flexibility. You will find that the 5-ZERO-7 brings something new to voices, something unavailable in any other microphone, past or present, at any price.
The Bock/Cardas Elliptical capsule can be fine tuned to more specific applications such as orchestra, etc.