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Austrian Audio OC818 Multi-Pattern Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone


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Acquire the All-New Powerhouse in Microphones - The Austrian Audio OC818 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Studio Set

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.

Making Passion Heard

We bring passion to everything we do, and nobody brings more than our engineering team. Every CKR12 ceramic capsule is handmade in-house at our facility in Vienna and now we are developing the next generation of transducer and microphone builders to serve our expanding customer base.

  • 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 analog 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

Specifications

  • Directional characteristics: Multi
  • Impedance: 275 Ω (symmetrical)
  • Polar pattern: cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8, supercardioid & custom programmable
  • Load impedance: > 1 kΩ
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Supply voltage: 48 V (< 4mA, typical 2.1mA)
  • Sensitivity (all directions): 13mV/Pa
  • Main Connector: XLR 3 pin
  • Equivalent noise level: 9 dB SPL (A) or remote: Mini XLR 5 pin Connector for back membrane
  • Max SPL: 148 dB SPL (158 dB SPL)
  • Dimensions: 157 x 63 x 35 mm
  • Switchable pad: -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Weight: 360g
  • 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
Model: OC818 STUDIO SET
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I629890-N-1-B
UPC: 810019100024

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