Meet the AEA R88 mk2, a well-deserved update to AEA's original Blumlein stereo ribbon with a slightly smaller footprint and vastly improved mount. We had tons of fun micing drums, piano, bass, and vocals with nothing but AEA ribbons, most of which were on AEA preamps. Free shipping for many products! The AEA R88 is optimized for recording instruments and ensembles in stereo. Compare prices on new & used AEA R88 mk2 stereo ribbons today for the best deals. From drum overheads to live concert recordings, the R88 is convenient to use and aesthetically pleasing. Travis brought the entire AEA mic family along with some preampes including the new RPQ 500. There is no easier way to track natural stereo than by using a stereo mic. As soon as we mic’d up the piano with the R88, I knew it had to be mine. The R88 uses the large ribbon configuration of the classic RCA 44 series mics, which gives the mic solid 20Hz bass response and a smooth high end which is flatter Page 1 AEA R88 mk2 Stereo Ribbon Microphone User’s Manual Thank you for choosing an AEA R88 mk2 Stereo Ribbon Mic. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for AEA R88 Ribbon Wired XLR Microphone at the best online prices at eBay!