Sputnik - Multi-Pattern Large-Diaphragm Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone

Top Features

1" diameter evaporated gold diaphragm > offers smooth, accurate sound
3 switchable pickup patterns > useful for many critical applications
Military-grade 6205M vacuum tube > vintage tube warmth, fast response
Solid brass body and capsule > delivers protection and reliability
Complete ready-to-use package > Includes flight case, shock mount, and power supply

Experience Vivid Vacuum Tube Warmth

Infuse your recordings with the lush, classic sound of a rare, vintage mic using the extraordinary Sputnik vacuum tube microphone from M-Audio®. Equipped with a military-grade vacuum tube, Sputnik delivers an open, ultra-clean, and uncolored sound. This 6205M pentode tube is wired as a triode and features an inverted, socketless mount for improved audio integrity. Inside, the evaporated-gold diaphragm captures every detail. The head amp offers superior transient response and can be pushed to exhibit graceful overload characteristics. Three selectable polar patterns and a tuned brass backplate allow Sputnik to provide outstanding performance in any application. Tailor the response to match your needs using the switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz high-pass filter. This premium package comes complete with a dedicated power supply and seven-pin cable, shock mount, soft bag, and custom flight case.