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The Universal Audio SD-7 dynamic microphone delivers professional sound quality to capture your instruments and amplifiers with remarkable naturalness. Whether you’re miking toms, guitar cabs, brass instruments or percussion, this versatile hypercardioid mic ensures your sources translate with effortless sonic distinction. The UA SD-7 combines a robust all-metal body, hand-selected capsule and cutting-edge mic modeling to provide a reliable recording companion for studios and stages.

Universal Audio SD-7 Dynamic Microphone Hemisphere Modeling

Explore Classic Mic Tones With Hemisphere Modeling

Using the included Hemisphere plug-in, you can shape the SD-7’s sound to emulate iconic dynamic and ribbon microphones from Sennheiser and beyerdynamic, including decades-spanning iterations of the ubiquitous MD 421, the inimitable MD 441 and the timelessly beloved M 160. This powerful modeling technology, adapted from Universal Audio’s acclaimed UA Sphere mics, lets you virtually “swap out” microphones, even after tracking. Sculpt your sources with distinct characteristics like the warm lows of a vintage ribbon or the crisp attack of a premium dynamic mic. You can even fine-tune proximity effect, axis response and filtering for a truly custom sound.

Universal Audio SD-7 Dynamic Microphone Versatile Applications

Versatile Tone for Drums, Amps and Beyond

Thanks to its wide 30Hz–17kHz frequency range and extreme SPL handling, the SD-7 excels at capturing the most dynamic sources with clarity and authority. Use it to close mic toms, snares and other drums for punchy, articulate attack. Position it on guitar and bass cabs to capture thick, harmonically rich tones, or deploy it on percussion, horns and other instruments for open, true-to-life reproduction. With the SD-7’s versatile tone and Hemisphere modeling, you can achieve polished, “mix-ready” sounds right at the source.

Universal Audio SD-7 Dynamic Microphone Hypercardioid Polar Pattern

Hypercardioid Polar Pattern Stays on Target

From rowdy stages to hushed studios, the Universal Audio SD-7 dynamic microphone lends itself to ultraprecise, point-and-shoot audio capture thanks to its laser-focused hypercardioid polar pattern. Maximum off-axis rejection keeps all manner of sound crisp and clean, whether you’re looking to isolate bleed- and feedback-prone instruments on stage, or you’re seeking the most direct close-miked signal possible in the studio. Because of its exacting pickup, the UA SD-7 moonlights as a versatile dynamic microphone for post-production applications like Foley and ADR, where minimizing or eliminating room ambience is the name of the game. Up close and personal is where the SD-7 thrives, but don’t be afraid to let the mic “breathe,” either—backing off the source allows some “air” and depth into the recording, while still retaining isolation.

Universal Audio SD-7 Dynamic Microphone Carry Pouch

Robust Build and Premium Components

With its sleek retro styling and rugged all-metal chassis, the SD-7 looks every bit as premium as it sounds. Universal Audio selected each dynamic capsule by hand to ensure exceptional quality control. An integrated mic stand mount lets you properly position the transducer at the ideal angle, and the included storage pouch protects the SD-7 from dust, dings and scratches when not in use. This meticulous attention to detail, inside and out, ensures the Universal Audio SD-7 provides years of reliable performance in professional environments.

The Universal Audio SD-7 dynamic microphone—complete with renowned digital Hemisphere modeling—delivers studio-quality sound with unmatched versatility. Experience this unique combination of classic tone and modern innovation by visiting your local Guitar Center and trying out the SD-7 today.

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  • Hypercardioid dynamic mic with high SPL tolerance and Hemisphere modeling
  • Hand-selected dynamic capsules and rugged metal construction
  • 30Hz–17kHz frequency range
  • Integrated standmount and storage pouch included

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  • Microphone Type: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern: Hypercardioid
  • Frequency Range: 30Hz–17kHz
  • Sensitivity: -54dB
  • Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
  • Connector: 3-Pin XLRM
  • Included Accessory: Integrated standmount w/ angle adjustment, 5/8" to 3/8" thread adapter, storage pouch
  • Dimensions: 4.47" (113.5 mm) length, 1.97” (50 mm) width, 3.84” (97.5 mm) height
  • Weight: 1.05 lb.

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One year parts and labor warranty on all U.A. products and Kind of Loud products.

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