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M-Audio Sputnik Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
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Multi-pattern vacuum tube condenser mic.

Infuse your recordings with the lush, classic sound of a rare, vintage mic using the Sputnik vacuum tube microphone from M-Audio. Equipped with a military-grade vacuum tube, Sputnik delivers an open, ultra-clean, and uncolored sound. This 6205M pentode tube is wired as a triode and features an inverted, socketless mount for improved audio integrity. Inside, the evaporated-gold diaphragm captures every detail. The head amp offers superior transient response and can be pushed to exhibit graceful overload characteristics. Three selectable polar patterns and a tuned brass backplate allow Sputnik to provide outstanding performance in any application. Tailor the response to match your needs using the switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz high-pass filter. This premium package comes complete with a dedicated power supply and seven-pin cable, shockmount, soft bag, and custom flight case.

M-Audio Sputnik Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Features:

  • 1" diameter evaporated gold diaphragm
    Smooth, accurate sound
    3 switchable pickup patterns
    Military-grade 6205M vacuum tube
    Vintage tube warmth, fast response
    Solid brass body and capsule
    Includes flight case, shock mount, and power supply

M-Audio Sputnik Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Type: Large-Diaphragm Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone
    Diaphragm: 1" diameter; 3 micron evaporated 24 karat gold
    Tube: Military-grade 6205M pentode, wired as a triode
    Polar pattern: Cardioid / Figure-Eight / Omni (switchable)
    Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 kHz; ± 1 dB
    Sensitivity: 30 mV/Pa (-30.5 dB V)
    Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 132dB; 142 dB using -10 dB Pad
    Equivalent noise level: 18dB—A weighted
    Output impedance: 200 O; transformer isolated
    Recommended load impedance: 1 k O
    Power requirement: Dedicated supply (provided)
    Connector: 7-pin cable
    Dimensions (H x W X D): 8.25" x 3" x 2"
    Weight: 1.6 lbs.

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