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Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Ultra-cool FET Condenser!

The Lauten Audio FC-357 Clarion FET condenser microphone makes a incredible addition to any studio! Its selectable multiple patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8), gain and attenuation switches, FET circuitry, and included accessories make the FC-357 Clarion both classic-sounding and completely versatile. Sweet for everything from vocals to instrument miking to overhead use, this large-diaphragm microphone offers low-noise operation for today's accurate digital recording requirements.

Lauten Audio FC-357 Clarion Large-diaphragm, multi-pattern FET Condenser Microphone at a Glance:
    • Classic FET sound with a modern touch
    • Quality internal components
    • A stellar addition to any microphone locker

Classic FET sound with a modern touch
The FC-357 Clarion blends classic and modern FET sound. It features a uniquely tuned frequency response that produces the smooth natural character found in classic FET condenser microphones with a touch of smooth modern airiness. Lauten Audio's engineers paid careful attention to remove any harsh character often found in modern FET condenser microphones, so what you get is a classic-sounding and totally versatile microphone.

A stellar addition to any microphone locker
The FC-357 Clarion has the features you need to achieve the sound you want. The one-of-a-kind three-position attenuation and gain switch offers you rocking recording options with no adverse distortion. The +10dB gain switch, which boosts the microphone's out, makes it less dependent on preamps to achieve excellent sound. Alternatively, leave the gain switch at its default, or use the -10dB pad to reduce the microphone's output and use the gain on your preamplifier to get more preamplifier character. The -10dB pad also makes this microphone amazing for recording completely loud sound sources.

The FC-357 Clarion also has three selectable polar pattern options: omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8. With three polar patterns you can tackle any recording technique. Each microphone also comes with a custom foam windscreen specifically designed for studio use. Whether you are trying to reduce plosives from an instruments or vocals, this custom windscreen is a valuable included accessory. Finally, the heavy-duty shock mount reduces external vibrations in any environment.

Quality internal components
Using a custom-designed 28.25mm dual diaphragm capsule, the FC-357 Clarion lets you capture sources completely accurately. The electronics include a low-noise FET and custom-wound output transformer that work together to provide you with an authentic and classic sound with a modern touch.

Lauten Audio FC-357 Clarion Large-diaphragm, multi-pattern FET Condenser Microphone Features:
    • Cardioid, omni, and figure-8 polar pattern switch
    • +10dB gain switch
    • -10dB attenuation switch
    • Low-noise FET
    • High-resolution capacitors
    • Heavy duty shock mount included
    • Circuit: Solid-state low-noise FET
    • Type: Pressure gradient condenser
    • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8
    • Freq. Response: 25Hz-20KHz
    • Dynamic Range: 120dB minimum
    • Impedance: < 200 ohms
    • Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 130dB
    • Self-noise level: < 15dB(A)
    • Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa OR -36+/-2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1000Hz
    • Connectors: 3-pin standard XLR
    • Requires +48V phantom power

Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone Specs:
Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8
Diaphragm Size 1.11" (28.25mm)
Frequency Response 25Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 130dB
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 79dB
Self Noise 15dB (A weighted)
Pads -10dB
Color Silver
Connector XLR
Weight 1.94 lbs.
Included Accessories Shock Mount, Aluminum Carry Case, Wood Storage Box

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