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Aston Microphones Spirit Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

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This microphone does not include a microphone holder. We suggest the Aston Rycote Custom Shockmount ASRYCOTEX.

The Aston Spirit is a high-performance switchable pattern microphone utilizing a 1" gold evaporated capsule. A switch on the mic body selects from Omni, Cardioid or Figure-of-Eight polar patterns. It is versatile enough to use with most instruments and excels on acoustic guitar and vocals. Its Aston 33 panel selected capsule is teamed with high-end transformer balanced circuitry using only the best components. The Spirit is designed to deliver a beautifully open sound with sparkling harmonics. This highly accurate microphone gives a stunningly natural and transparent recording, capturing all the detail in the high range but without adding the harshness that some condenser microphones seem to.

Wave-Form Spring Head
The Aston Spirit has a signature wave-form spring 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. 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 drastically eliminating unwanted plosives at source. It also shields against multiple wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation making this microphone ideal in critically sensitive electronic applications. This completely encapsulating, single piece, mesh cage is formed in stainless steel, so it won't rust with use, and can even be removed and washed.

Direct to stand mounting
Yet another unique design element of the Aston Spirit is the use of custom molded end caps with integrated XLR and universal stand thread adaptor. Because, the internal shock absorption system is so good, you can mount the microphone directly to a stand via the built in thread and interchangeable thread adapter with outstandingly low handling noise. This design also makes Aston microphones extremely easy to repair and maintain.

Chassis
Part of the beauty of this microphone is the custom finish of the 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, extremely beautiful, finish. To perfect the look, each microphone is separately engraved with its legends, and our brand mantra… 'The Art of Audio'


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

Features:
  • Signature wave-form spring head
  • Switchable Polar Patterns: Omni, Cardioid or Figure-of-Eight polar patterns
  • Exclusive mesh-knit pop filter built into the wave-form head
  • Custom molded end caps with integrated XLR and universal stand thread adaptor
  • Each chassis is individually tumbled for up to 4 hours to give it a very hard-wearing, extremely beautiful, finish

Get your Aston Microphones Spirit Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Such good value for money - and super versatile. It also looks amazing and gets a lot of compliments in the studio. No one can believe it was less than $400!!

Jack

NY, NY

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Spirit Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

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Microphone Type Large Diaphragm Condenser
Polar Pattern Multi-Pattern
Capsule/Diaphragm Size 1"
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Self Noise 14dB
Dynamic Range (SPL) 138dB
Pad Yes
Low Cut Filter Yes
Capsule Material Metal
Body Material Metal
Body Color Silver
Connector Type XLR
Power Requirements +48v Phantom Power
Weight 1.38 lbs
Dimensions 6.89" x 2.13" inches (LxW)
Model AST-SPIRIT