Austrian Audio OC818 Studio Se ...

£879.00 Available to Order

Austrian Audio OC818 Studio Set

£879.00

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Manufacturer's ID: AUA0002

Engineered and manufactured in Austria, The OC818 is Austrian Audio’s premier, professional, large diaphragm microphone. Its high sensitivity, low self-noise and ability to handle everything from a whisper to extreme SPLs make it the most advanced microphone for studio, broadcast and live applications. As the unique ceramic capsule design is so consistent, any OC818 is match-paired with any other OC818, and when in cardioid mode, it can also be match-paired with any OC18, its affordable, smaller sibling.

Standout Features

  • Handmade CKR12 ceramic capsule: Made to the same critical dimensions as the classic CK12 capsules
  • Multiple polar patterns: Cardioid, omnidirectional & custom programmable
  • Microprocessor control of polarisation voltages: Allows remote controlled polar pattern settings
  • Two different analogue high-pass filters with three settings: 40 Hz, 80 Hz, 160 Hz
  • Two different types of analogue pads: -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Dual outputs: for recording each diaphragm separately

Specification

Polar Pattern Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8, supercardioid & custom programmable
Frequency range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Sensitivity (all directions) 13mV/Pa
Equivalent noise level 9 dB SPL (A)
Max SPL 148 dB SPL (158 dB SPL)
Switchable pad -10 dB, -20 dB
Analog Low Cut filter 40 Hz (2nd order), 80 Hz (2nd order), 160 Hz (1st order down to 80Hz, 2nd order below)
Supply voltage 48 V (4mA, typical 2.1mA)
Main Connector XLR 3 pin
Dimensions 157 x 63 x 35 mm
Weight 360g