Lauten Audio LS-208 Microphone

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Lauten Audio LS-208 
Front-address, large-diaphragm
condenser microphone

  • Professional front-address microphone
  • Large-diaphragm condenser
  • Internally shock mounted pressure gradient condenser element
  • Excellent off-axis sound rejection
  • Ultra-wide dynamic range (handles SPL up to 135 dB)
  • Requires 48v phantom power
  • Designed for live performance, studio recording and broadcast
  • Ideal for voice and instruments
  • Rugged and hard-wearing
  • Built-in 2-Stage High and Low-cut filters

  • Included Accessories

    • Spider shock-mount
    • Hard-mount
    • Windscreen
    • Hard transport case.

Description

Lauten Audio LS-208 

The Lauten Audio LS-208 is a professional front-address, large-diaphragm condenser voice and instrument microphone that brings brilliance and expressiveness to broadcast, sound reinforcement, podcasting, and studio recording.

The LS-208 features a wide frequency response with a full 120dB of dynamic range and 135dB of SPL handling without the need for attenuation. The excellent off-axis rejection makes the LS-208 perfect for focusing on the sound source while reducing bleed in lively environments.

Constructed from high-quality components and outfitted with frequency shaping high and low-cut filters, the LS-208 comes with a spider shock mount great for broadcast, a hard mount for tight spots, a foam windscreen to protect from plosives, and a rugged road case housing all these accessories.

Studio Quality On Radio & Stage

The LS-208 is a professional front-address large-diaphragm condenser microphone designed for studio, live, broadcast recording and sound reinforcement. The LS-208 brings the brilliance and clarity of high-end studio microphones and combines it with the handling capabilities of a dynamic microphone.

Brilliant Recordings

The LS-208 does not require pre-attenuation but can handle 135dB SPL due to its circuit design. Highly unique for a microphone of its type is its ability to capture a full 120db of dynamic range without the use of internal or external pre-attenuation. This gives engineers the ability to capture brilliant recordings of highly dynamic instruments and environments without sacrificing sound quality.

Excellent Off-Axis Rejection

The LS-208 also features excellent off-axis rejection. It will provide excellent rejection of off-axis voices, instruments, crowds, etc., making it great for live radio broadcast and podcasts, or for multi-instrument, live-studio and on-stage recording or sound reinforcement.

Independent High and Low-Cut Filters


The fully independent, multi-stage high and low-cut filters help engineers balance recordings at the microphone and aid in successfully capturing the performance reducing the need for mixing.

The 2-stage low-cut aids in reducing low-end rumble, muddiness, and proximity effect.

The 2-stage high-cut helps tame bright instruments and high frequencies.


Included Accessories

  • Spider shock-mount with threaded nut and adjustable elbow joint.

  • Hard mount with threaded nut and adjustable elbow joint.

  • Foam windscreen to protect against plosives, wind, and debris.

  • Hard case that fits all accessories and is built for the rigours of the road.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Type: Front-Address large diaphragm pressure gradient transducer
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Circuit: JFET transistor with transformer balanced output
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz-20KHz
  • Dynamic Range: 135dB
  • Impedance: >150 ohms
  • SPL Handling: >135dB (0.5% THD @ 1000Hz)
  • Self-noise Level: <15dB-A
  • Sensitivity: 5mV/Pa -46dBV (0 dB=1V/Pa 1kHz)
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR
  • Power Requirement: +48v Phantom power

Special Features

  • 50 & 120Hz Low-cut Filter
  • 8 & 10 kHz High-cut Filters


Weight

  • Microphone only: 1.05lbs – 0.48kg
  • With shock mount: 1.75lbs – 0.79kg
  • With hard mount: 1.30lbs – 0.59kg
  • With case and accessories: 5.40lbs – 2.45kg

Dimensions

  • Length: 7.5in (19.05cm)
  • Diameter (w/ arm): 1.98in (5.3cm)

With Shock mount:

  • Width: 4.7in (12cm)
  • Depth: 4.8in (12.2cm)

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