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Austrian Audio OC818 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone - Black

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Get Critically Acclaimed Audio With the Austrian Audio OC818 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone - Black

The OC818, Austrian Audio's premier professional large diaphragm microphone, now comes in a black version. Designed for light critical broadcast applications on stage where subtle finishes are needed.

Engineered and manufactured in Austria, its high sensitivity, low shelf-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 a match-paired with any other OC818, and when in cardioid mode, it can also be match-paired with any OC18, it's affordable smaller brother.

  • Designed and Hand made in Vienna by the same team behind many best-selling microphones
  • Unique CKR Ceramic Capsule
  • Open Acoustic Technology
  • Dual Outputs
  • Multiple Polar Patterns
  • Spider Mount suspensions, foam windshield, miv clop, mini XLR cable, and carrying case
  • OCR8 remote and PolarPilot app to control your 0C818 wirelessly from your phone
  • OC818 PolarDesigner Plugin for crafting polar pattern responses in post-production
  • OC818 AmbiCreator Plugin for ideal stereo recordings in post-production
  • OC818 StereoCreator Plugin for various stereo techniques such as X/Y, M/S, or Blumlein


  • Directional Characteristics: figure-8, supercardioid, cardioid, omnidirectional and 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 80 Hz, 2nd order below)
  • Impedance: 275 Ω (symmetrical)
  • Load Impedance: > 1 kΩ
  • Supply Voltage: 48 V (< 4mA, typical 2.1 mA
  • Main Connector: XLR 3 pin
  • Connector for Black Membrane or Remote: Mini XLR 5 pin
  • Dimensions: 157 x 63 x 35 mm
  • Weight: 360 g

Manufacturer: Austrian Audio
Model: OC818BLACK
SKU: I698706-N-0-WHXC
UPC: 810019100512

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