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Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone

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Spark SL is a perfect way to bring Blue’s legendary studio sound into your recording projects. The custom-designed capsule and Class-A electronics deliver a classic, transparent sound with superb detail and rich harmonic content, while the high-pass filter and -20dB pad provide ultimate flexibility. Accommodate loud vocalists or instru...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Spark SL is a perfect way to bring Blue’s legendary studio sound into your recording projects. The custom-designed capsule and Class-A electronics deliver a classic, transparent sound with superb detail and rich harmonic content, while the high-pass filter and -20dB pad provide ultimate flexibility. Accommodate loud vocalists or instruments with ease, eliminate harsh sibilance at the source, and work the distance and proximity effects with complete confidence. Whether you’re just getting started building out your project studio or expanding your already loaded mic locker, Spark SL offers versatility and trusted Blue performance for recording vocals, drums, guitars, pianos and more.

Spark SL miking a Fender guitar amp

Gain-stage like a pro with a -20dB pad switch

The Spark SL comes with both a pad and high-pass filter switch so you can extend your recording applications and take full advantage of the Spark’s versatility. Engaging the -20dB pad switch will give you ample headroom to record loud sources like guitars amps or dynamic vocalists. When this is set to 0, the Spark SL will send more signal to your audio interface to capture more nuanced performances from quiet instruments like acoustic guitars, violins or pianos.

A display of the switches on the Spark SL

Eliminate low-end rumble

The high-pass filter switch will eliminate any low-end rumble often caused by recording frequencies under 100Hz on certain instruments. With this roll-off switch engaged, the Spark SL works great on acoustic instruments and will excel when used as a stereo pair to record complex instruments like the piano or even as room mics to create a natural reverb for drums, guitar, synths and more.

Features

  • Transparent sound with superb detail and rich harmonic content
  • Custom-designed cardioid condenser capsule excels at capturing your most creative moments
  • High-pass filter and -20dB pad for ultimate versatility
  • Works great with home studio USB audio interfaces
Specifications
Audio
  • Analog or digital: Analog
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 128 dB
  • Connectivity: XLR
Pattern and Type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Type: Mounted
  • Switches: On/Off
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Size and Weight
  • Diameter: 1.75 in.
  • Length: 7.75 in.
  • Weight: 1.25 lb.
Included Accessories
  • Case: Yes
  • Clip: No
  • Shockmount: Yes
  • Power supply: N/A
  • Cable: No
  • Stand: No
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One year parts and labor warranty.


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  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
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