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Multi-pattern Studio Condenser Microphone

  • Aston Spirit Multi-pattern Studio Microphone
  • Aston Spirit Multi-pattern Studio Microphone
  • Aston Spirit Multi-pattern Studio Microphone
  • Aston Spirit Multi-pattern Studio Microphone
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Quick Overview

The Aston Microphones Spirit is a high performance multi-pattern studio condenser microphone (Omni/Cardioid/Figure-of-Eight), Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz, SPL: 138dB, Pad Switches: -20dB/-10dB/0dB, Low-Cut Filter: 80Hz.

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Aston Spirit Product Description

Wave-form mesh head

The Aston Spirit has our signature wave-form mesh head. This unique design not only looks great, but delivers an unprecedented degree of protection for the heart of your microphone, the capsule. The shock resistant wave-form design allows the head of the mic to distort if given a heavy knock, and then return to its normal position, without any damage at all. It also offers a degree of off-axis rejection, helping to eliminate unwanted artefacts from your recordings

Built in Pop filter

Aston’s vocal condenser microphones have an exclusive mesh-knit pop filter built into the wave-form head. The random weave allows sound to pass while virtually eliminating unwanted plosives at source. It also shields against multiple wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation making our microphones ideal in critically sensitive electronic applications. This completely encapsulating, single piece, mesh cage is formed in stainless steel, so won’t rust with use, and can even be removed and washed.

End Caps

Yet another unique design element of the Aston Spirit, is the use of custom moulded end caps with integrated XLR and stand adaptor. No other mic has this. Because the internal shock absorption system is so good, you can mount the microphone directly to a stand via this built in, and interchangeable thread adapter. The design also makes Aston microphones extremely easy to repair and maintain.

Chassis

Part of the beauty of our microphones is the custom finish of each chassis. There are no mass-produced paint job finishes here… instead, each chassis is individually tumbled for up to 4 hours to give it a very hard-wearing, and extremely beautiful, finish. To perfect the look, each microphone is separately engraved with its legends, and our brand mantra… ‘The art of performance’.

Highlights

  • Superbly balanced mix of discrete and integrated electronic circuitry.
  • Armonised circuit stage arrangement for easy integration from phantom power input circuitry to capsule voltage bias.
  • A novel non-linear voltage/current source rectification to provide controlled amplification and smooth/ clear audio

Technical Specifications

  • Transducer Type: Condenser
  • Acoustic Operating Principle: Pressure Gradient
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz (+/-3dB)
  • Equivalent Input Noise: 14dB A-Weighted
  • Sensitivity at 1kHz into 1kohm: 23.7mV/Pa
  • Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%: 138dB
  • Polar pattern: Omni/Cardioid/Figure-of-Eight
  • Pad Switches: -20dB/-10dB/0dB
  • Low-Cut Filter: 80Hz

Aston Spirit Additional Information

SKU AST-SPIRIT
Brand Aston Microphones
Condition New
EAN 5060458750013

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