AEA, Audio Engineering Associates is Wes Dooley's company. Wes has been inventing, modifying and generally creating great microphones and recording accessories for the music industry over a 40 year period. Having a fine reputation for fixing ribbon microphones such as the BBC 4038 he decided to start building his own as a commercial venture. In 2002 Wes released the first of his now world famous AEA R84 ribbon microphones. Since then a serious of excellent modern day classics have been produced including the R92, a primary choice for guitar cabs. Check out the range .. All AEA microphones are designed and built for the professional recording environment.