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Voiced by Allen Sides, the legendary engineer, producer and multiple Grammy recipient, the ST6050 was inspired by Ocean Way Studio's expansive collection of superb microphones, spanning many decades and musical eras.

By combining classic capsule and FET design with modern manufacturing and consistency, the ST6050 yields stunning clarity with a rich, warm, open sound with a silky top end—ideal for modern artists, producers and engineers. The ST6050 comes with an attractive wooden storage box with plush interior, a specially designed shockmount and a custom foam windscreen.
Sterling Audio Sterling ST6050 FET Studio Condenser Mic Ocean Way Edition
Sterling Audio Sterling ST6050 FET Studio Condenser Mic Ocean Way Edition
Sterling Audio Sterling ST6050 FET Studio Condenser Mic Ocean Way Edition

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  • 1" diameter, 8 micron thick, gold-sputtered capsule
  • Traditional machining and exceptionally tight manufacturing tolerances
  • Hand-assembly and testing of final capsule FET preamp
  • Select modernization of traditional FET design for exceptional consistency
  • Extremely tight component tolerances
  • Optimized PCB ground planes improve grounding and increase RFI/EMI rejection
  • Requires 48V phantom power transformer
  • Robust transformer design with side-by-side windings yield even low-frequency response while maintaining openness and top-end air
  • Chrome-plated, woven-brass grille with steel head frame
  • Heavy brass body with chrome-plated closing ring

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

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  • Type: Pressure-gradient condenser microphone
  • Preamp Topology: Class-A FET
  • Diaphragm: 1" diameter, 8 micron thickness
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 28mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level A-Weighted: 17dB SPL
  • Max SPL for 0.5% THD: 134dB
  • Output Source Impedance: 200 ohm Transformer-isolated
  • Typical Load Impedance: >500 ohm
  • Power Requirements: Phantom Power 48V
  • Current Consumption: <3.5mA
  • Dimensions: 9.5" long, 2.4" max diameter