Skip to main content Skip to footer
Welcome to Guitar Center!
We ship to Vietnam.

We facilitate your purchases from Vietnam with:

You can find more information about international deliveries on our website.
Not shipping to Vietnam? Click here

More Info About Free 2-Day Standard Ground Shipping

Close Window

Sterling Audio ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone

Item #: 
1500000051717   POS #:113315683
Product Description:

A ribbon mic with rich presence, warm low-end and vintage tone Sterling Audio’s ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone brings a highly detailed, vintage tone to any recording environment with an ideal voicing for electric and acoustic guitars, drums, vocals and overheads. The active phantom powered design gives you an optimal output level to hit t...  Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready to Ship
Most orders placed before noon ET ship same day (except weekends and holidays) Order within Details
Free shipping on orders over $25

This oversized item has special shipping requirements

Restrictions

  • Protect Your Gear
  • International Shipping
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $249.99
Guitar Center Gear Card

Special 6-month financing^ + $12 back in rewards. Valid through 12/31/2020
Get DetailsAbout Special Financing Offers Opens in new window

Add to List
Overview

The Sterling ST170 Microphone in its Shockmount on a Microphone Stand

A ribbon mic with rich presence, warm low-end and vintage tone

Sterling Audio’s ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone brings a highly detailed, vintage tone to any recording environment with an ideal voicing for electric and acoustic guitars, drums, vocals and overheads. The active phantom powered design gives you an optimal output level to hit the tonal sweet spot of mic preamps, as well as ample ability to handle extra loud sources like guitar amps and drums. Its rich presence and warm bottom-end allow your mixes to come together quickly without heavy EQ.

A Close-up Image of the Sterling SM5 Microphone Shockmount

A rugged shockmount for any application

The ST170 comes with Sterling’s SM5 shockmount. The Sterling SM5 Microphone Shockmount isolates the ST170 from unwanted ambient rumble, vibrations and other noises. It’s sized for mics that are wider than most “pencil” microphones, yet smaller than conventional “large” mics. The sturdy elastic bands keeps the mic safe and secure, no matter which position they’re in, while the aluminum/zinc design and a premium automotive-quality titanium finish provide rugged construction that will last for years.

The Sterling ST170 Microphone Pictured in Its Rugged Aluminum Carry Case with the SM5 Shockmount

Protect your investment

The ST170 comes in a rugged flight case with an aluminum exterior and padded interior. Inside the case, there is enough room for both the microphone and the shockmount, giving you portability and protection to record anywhere inspiration strikes.

Features

  • Vintage-style tone for electric guitar, drums and other instruments
  • Versatile Figure-8 pickup pattern
  • Full frequency response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Extreme volume handling: 132 dB SPL
  • Includes SM5 metal shock mount and aluminum case
  • Requires phantom power
Specifications
  • Circuit Type: Active Ribbon
  • Polar Pattern: Figure-8
  • Capsule Design: 2-micron aluminum ribbon
  • Magnet: Rare earth neodymium
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 132 dB SPL
  • Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise: 22 dB SPL A-Weighted
  • Typical Load Imp: >1,000 Ohms
  • Output Source Imp: 200 Ohms Transformerless
  • Microphone Dimensions: 7.8 in. long, 1.4 in. max. diameter
  • Microphone Weight: 11.4 oz.
  • Power Supply: +48V phantom power
Customer Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.