M-Audio Sputnik tube condenser microphone

M-Audio Sputnik microphone

M-Audio Sputnik large-diaphragm tube condenser microphone

M-Audio has shown off its Sputnik large-diaphragm tube condenser microphone. Main features include:

  • Vacuum tube signal path combines vintage warmth & modern clarity
  • 1-inch gold-sputtered diaphragm for exceptional transient detail
  • Hand-selected 6205M vacuum tube
  • Selectable polar patterns offer real-world versatility (Cardioid, Fig-8, Omni) Switchable 10 dB pad & high-pass filter
  • Durable, solid brass body with rugged protective basket
  • High SPL handling for use on dynamic sound sources
  • Includes dedicated power supply+cable, shock mount, bag & flight case

Pricing and availability to be confirmed.