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Sterling ST169 Microphone on Stand in Shockmount

A versatile tube mic with professional features and tone

Ideal for vocals, instruments, speech, overhead and room recordings, the Sterling Audio ST169 Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone is a professional choice for recording versatility.  It provides a warm, articulate and detailed sound with extreme volume handling. A combination of new and traditional technology yields a full-frequency response and quick transient response without sacrificing authentic tube warmth and tone.  It records the full-frequency spectrum from 20Hz-20kHz and has a high SPL of 142dB.

Sterling ST169 Microphone Attenuation and Low-Pass Filter Switch

Dial in your favorite settings

With a switchable high-pass filter and attenuation pad, the ST169 will cut the low-end rumble and mud from your recordings, while providing ample headroom to record the most dynamic performers. Its switchable pickup pattern allows you to choose between Cardioid, Omni and Figure-8 polar patterns.  With this versatile studio mic, you can record any instrument and experiment with different mic setups to achieve your best results.

Sterling ST169 Microphone Power Supply

A power supply for clean signal

The ST169’s power supply provides 48 volts of clean phantom power. It features one female XLR input and one male XLR output in a rugged metal housing. Connect the ST169 to the XLR input, and the power supply’s output to your mixer, audio interface or preamp. This is an ideal addition to any studio environment that employs a collection of various audio gear.

Sterling ST169 Microphone Aluminum Carry Case

Keep your mic safe and solidly in place

Included with the ST169 is a premium metal band-suspension shockmount and aluminum carry case. The Sterling SM8 Microphone Shockmount isolates the ST169 from unwanted ambient rumble, vibrations and other noises. Its aluminum and zinc design and premium automotive-quality titanium finish provide rugged construction, while its toothed angle-adjustment keeps your mic solidly in place.


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Ethylbenzene, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Toluene, which is known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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