Lauten Audio

Description

The Lauten Audio LA-220’s onboard analog sound shaping eliminates the need for mic swaps and downtime, which means you can focus on the main thing: making music. Capture vocals with presence and punch—or an electric guitar without any annoying high-end sizzle—effortlessly. Just as impressively, choose between modern clarity and classic warmth at the flip of a switch. Is something too bright? Flip a switch. Too dark? Flip a switch.

Custom Capsule

The LA-220 utilizes the same capsule as its larger tube sibling, the LA-320. Unlike traditional capsule designs, Lauten Audio’s hand-tuned 32 mm transducer naturally imparts gentle compression and balance to any sound source, making it ideal for use in an array of string, percussion and vocal applications.

Classic Sound Without the Signal Chain

The LA-220 isn’t flat—it sounds like music. Lauten Audio designs microphones to stand on their own and make your life easier. LA-220 sounds great with or without a fancy signal chain.

What’s Inside Matters

LA-220 is hand-soldered with high resolution, low-distortion polypropylene capacitors and resistors, a U.S.-made ultralow noise JFET and a vintage-inspired output transformer. The result is a crisp, clear, mix-ready sound brimming with life.

Features
  • Ideal for vocals, drum overheads, kick drum, toms, acoustic guitar and electric guitar
  • In the box
  • LA-220 microphone
  • Spider shockmount
  • Microphone bag
  • Quick start guide
  • Registration card
Specifications
General
  • Type: Transformer-balanced FET condenser
  • Capsule: 32 mm center-terminated pressure gradient
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency response: 20Hz–20kHz
  • High pass: Flat/120Hz
  • Low pass: Flat/12kHz
  • Dynamic range: 120dB minimum
  • Max. SPL: 0.5% THD @ 1000Hz: 130dB
  • Impedance: < 200 ohms
  • Self-noise level: < 15dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa –40dB (0dB = 1V/Pa 1kHz)
Other
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR
  • Power: Requires 48V phantom power
Weight
  • Mic with shockmount: 1 lb. 9 oz.

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