Andra Day x Gallant

In the room, Ep. 5

Avriel & The Sequoias

Hey Ya!

D'Angelico Showroom Sessions

Bob Weir

A Song For You

Jim Boggia, Ukelele


The Bottle Rocket Stage One microphone includes the legendary B8 Bottle Cap—its mission, total recording versatility. B8 delivers crystal-clear sound quality and superb detail, making it perfect for a wide variety of sound sources including lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, drums, percussion, horns and strings. And when you want to change up the character of your Bottle Rocket, hot swap one of the interchangeable Bottle Caps to get virtually any sound.


Expand your sound using the same interchangeable capsules designed for our acclaimed Bottle microphone. The Bottle Caps leverage the sounds of the past to define the future. Each provides a unique tonal range, character, diaphragm size, and polar pattern to match the sonic character of your voice or instrument and accentuate the vibe of the track. And with a quick-change bayonet connection, experimenting with new sounds is a snap!


The Bottle Rocket Stage One microphone is precision designed and hand assembled in the USA for a lifetime of use. It features very low self-noise (<7.5dB) and an exceptionally high output level (+12dBV) that’s perfect for modern high sample rate/deep word length digital platforms. And the Class A discrete solid-state electronics generate the most accurate, noise-free signal available. We even include a custom spider mount to ensure superior performance, and rugged flight case for ultimate protection. For even more sonic inspiration, check out Bottle Rocket Mic Locker. You get Bottle Rocket Stage One and four iconic Bottle Caps to fuel your creativity.


Every mic we make is born of our heritage of premium studio-quality audio and dedication to inspiring design and performance. Bottle Rocket Stage One gives you the tonal versatility of our flagship Bottle microphone with the superior performance you’ve come to expect from Blue. And at an accessible price, it’s an easy way to bring our legacy to yours.

Suggested Applications

In studio for capturing virtually any sound source. Interchangeable capsules allow for limitless tonal variations and character.

  1. Male Vocals
  2. Female Vocals
  3. Acoustic Guitar
  4. Electric Guitar


  • B8 Bottle Cap for superbly detailed performance out of the box
  • Compatible with all interchangeable Bottle Caps
  • Low self-noise (<7.5dB)and high output level (+12dBV)
  • Class A Discrete solid-state electronics
  • Includes shockmount and wood storage box
  • Blue Heritage for superior performance


  • Transducer Type: Pressure Gradient or Pure Pressure (depending on capsule)
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure of 8 (depending on capsule)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 27 mV/Pa (+/- 10mV depending on capsule) at 1kHz (1Pa = 94dB SPL)
  • Output Impedance: 50Ω
  • Rate Load Impedance: Not less than 1 kΩ
  • Noise Level A-Weighted: Not more than 7.5dBV – 14dBV (IEC 651) (depending on capsule)
  • Maximum Output: +12dBV = 3.1 Vrms (2.5kΩ, 1% THD)
  • Maximum SPL: 138dB SPL (2.5kΩ, 0.5% THD)
  • Dynamic Range: 130 dB (@2.5kΩ)
  • Power Requirement: +48V DC Phantom Power (IEC 268-15) (+35V min)
  • Current Draw: 1.8mA (typical AI+48V)
  • Weight: ???g
  • Dimensions: ??mm x ??mm


  • Protective wooden Box
  • S3 Shock
  • Custom pop filter