Austrian Audio OC18 Cardioid Pattern Precision Microphone

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  • Regular price $600.24


Get Reliability and Performance with the Austrian Audio OC18 Cardioid Pattern Precision Microphone

Engineered and manufactured in Austria, its high sensitivity and low self-noise means it can reliably handle everything from a whisper  to extreme SPLs without distortion, making it the best choice for studio, live and broadcast applications. The performance of the unique ceramic capsule design is so consistent, the OC18 can be match-paired with any other OC18 or paired with any OC818 set in cardioid mode.


  • Studio condenser microphone with cardioid directional characteristic
  • Handmade capsule CKR12 
  • Includes optional attenuation and low frequency filter
  • Frequency range 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Case, windscreen and anti-vibration holder included

Technical Specifications

  • Directional characteristics: Single
  • Impedance: 275 ohms (symmetrical)
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Load impedance: > 1 kohms
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Supply voltage: 48 V (< 2.2mA)
  • Sensitivity (all directions): 13mV/Pa
  • Main Connector: XLR 3 pin
  • Equivalent noise level: 9 dB SPL (A)
  • Max SPL: 148 dB SPL (158 dB SPL)
  • Dimensions: 157 x 63 x 35 mm
  • Switchable pad: -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Weight: 335 g
  • Analog Low Cut filter:  40 Hz (2nd order), 80 Hz (2nd order), 160 Hz (1st order down to 80Hz, 2nd order below)

Manufacturer: Austrian Audio
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I629891-1