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  • OC18

    Austrian Audio OC18 Cardioid Pattern Precision Microphone

    1 In Stock

    Engineered and manufactured in Austria, its high sensitivity and low self-noise means it can handle everything from a whisper, to extreme SPLs without distortion, making it the perfect choice for studio, live and broadcast applications. The unique ceramic capsule design is so consistent, the OC18 can be match-paired with any other OC18 or paired with any OC818 set in cardioid mode.


    • Classic cardioid
    • Handcrafted CKR6 ceramic capsule like the CKR12 capsule, but with single diaphragm

    Technical Specifications

    Directional characteristics: Single
    Impedance: 275 Ω (symmetrical)
    Polar pattern: Cardioid
    Load impedance: > 1 kΩ
    Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    Supply voltage: 48 V (< 2.2mA)
    Sensitivity (all directions): 13mV/Pa
    Main Connector: XLR 3 pin
    Equivalent noise level: 9 dB SPL (A)
    Max SPL: 148 dB SPL (158 dB SPL)
    Dimensions: 157 x 63 x 35 mm
    Switchable pad: -10 dB, -20 dB
    Weight: 335 g
    Analog Low Cut filter: 40 Hz (2nd order), 80 Hz (2nd order), 160 Hz (1st order down to 80Hz, 2nd order below)

     Every Austrian Audio OC18 and OC818 is within 1dB of each other,

    Making any two microphones a stereo pair