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Sontronics Sigma

Active Ribbon Microphone

  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 15 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 18mV / Pa-38dB / -1dB (0dB = 1V / pa @ 1kHz)
  • Directional characteristics: Figure 8
  • Impedance: 150 Ohm
  • Noise Ratio: 14dB (A)
  • SPL max @ 0.5% THD (1kHz) 135 dB
  • Power Consumption: 48V Phantom power (/ -4V 5.0mA)
  • Including microphone suspension and Valvet Line flight case
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Clean micro

Philip A., 04.04.2012
Clean quality for a reasonable price. Singers do not sound sharp and untinned, as with low-cost large-diaphragm condenser microphones (eg Rode Nt1 and Nt2). Instruments (acoustic guitars, drums) sound eerily natural. A frequency diagram shows slight preference in the region of the lower centers and a reduction of the heights above 2 kHz. Overall, it is very balanced. They say "silky". You have to play with the microposition:
Singers who work too close to loud can be surprised by sudden distortions. A ribbon is sensitive. With the acoustic guitar you can reach by distance and near the desired bass part of the signal. In the drums I used it as a room microphone. 1.5m distance. Class. That is why I always play with the idea of ??obtaining a second to record the space stereo.

Processing: Top. Heavy material. Stable appearance.

Features: Good aluminum case, sturdy, beefy microphone suspension.

Conclusion: Clear purchase recommendation. If the money for the Neumann / Brauner classics is not enough, who would like to have a ribbon microphone in the repertoire ...
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A Good Ribbon

Grutboy, 24.09.2012
The manufacture is neat, noble materials, it is guaranteed for life by the manufacturer; Sontronics seeks to please and gives itself the means. This magnificent Micro and its suspension are sold in briefcase looking a little pompous, but finally quite cheap.
It is one of these "modern" ribbons that must be fed with phantom, and which have a real level of output.
I like very much as it sounds, but if I have not experienced it yet under many conditions. On the other hand, it is absolutely not symmetrical; I mean he does not have the same sound in front and behind.

It is not that expensive and it is a serious and seductive modern ribbon has everything seen.
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