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Slate ML-2 Small Diaphragm Modeling Microphone


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Like A Studio Full Of Classic Microphones - The Slate ML-2 Small Diaphragm Modeling Microphone


The ML-2 microphone is the second model in Slate's award-winning Virtual Microphone System. This small-diaphragm microphone is capable of recreating the tone of an entire mic locker of instrument mics including dynamics like the 57 and 421, cardioid models of classic ribbons like the 121, other famous small diaphragm mics like the 451 and 222, and even large diaphragm mics like the famous 414 and tube 67.


Like its big brother the ML-1, the ML-2 was designed to have an ultra-linear response with no distortion, so that it can serve as a blank canvas for the VMC Virtual Instruments modeling software.


Slate tested a large number of mics during the development of the ML-2 and found that even the most expensive small-diaphragm microphone designs saturate when micing very loud and transient-rich sources like close mic'd drums. Therefore, the ML-2 features a proprietary Dynamic switch that attenuates the mic's output and repolarizes the capsule, allowing the ML-2 to be used in extremely high SPL situations without overloading or saturating. As a result, it can be used just like a dynamic mic on drums, guitar cabs, and more.


To get the most out of the ML-2 you can pair it with the VRS8 interface, which includes eight VMS Ultra Linear mic preamps. Additionally, the ML-2 is available a la carte and can work with any preamp, although it is not guaranteed that the software emulations will be accurate.


MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Quad-Core i5 Processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or Later
  • Windows 7 & Above
  • iLok 2 or 3 Required


RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Quad-Core i7 Processor
  • 8GB of RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.9 or Later
  • Windows 7 & Above
  • iLok 2 or 3 Required


SUPPORTED PLUGIN FORMATS

  • Intel Mac 32bit: VST2, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Intel Mac 64bit: VST2, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows 32bit: VST2, VST3, AAX
  • Windows 64bit: VST2, VST3, AAX

Manufacturer: Slate Digital
Model: SK-912-ML2-KIT-C
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I507086-N-0-B

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