Infuse your recordings with the lush, classic sound of a rare, vintage mic using the extraordinary Sputnik vacuum tube microphone from M-Audio®. Equipped with a military-grade vacuum tube, Sputnik delivers an open, ultra-clean, and uncolored sound. This 6205M pentode tube is wired as a triode and features an inverted, socketless mount for improved audio integrity. Inside, the evaporated-gold diaphragm captures every detail. The head amp offers superior transient response and can be pushed to exhibit graceful overload characteristics. Three selectable polar patterns and a tuned brass backplate allow Sputnik to provide outstanding performance in any application. Tailor the response to match your needs using the switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz high-pass filter. This premium package comes complete with a dedicated power supply and seven-pin cable, shock mount, soft bag, and custom flight case.
1" diameter, 3-micron evaporated-gold diaphragm
Switchable cardioid, figure-eight, and omni polar patterns
20 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response, ± 1 dB
Hand-selected military-grade 6205M vacuum tube
Dual-layer steel grille offers solid protection
Solid brass body; tuned solid brass backplate
Switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz filter (12 dB/octave)