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Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Precision Microphone Modeling System

Sphere L22 from Townsend Labs, is a large-diaphragm condenser modelling microphone. It includes software to emulate famous and vintage microphones from the ‘golden era’ of studio recording. The Sphere L22 functions as a dual channel mic. In conjunction with the Sphere DSP plug-in (included), the Sphere L22 transforms your recording with its large range of microphone models to choose from.

    • Townsend Labs Sphere L22 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      What’s Included:

      Precision Microphone:
      Sphere L22 Microphone – high precision, dual-capsule, large-diaphragm condenser studio microphone, which can be used with or without modeling
      Bundled Accessories
      10 Foot (3 Meter) Breakout Cable
      Shock Mount
      Swivel Mount
      Hard Carrying Case
      Plush Dust Cover

      Sphere Plug-in:
      Sphere™ DSP algorithms – accurately models a wide range of the most sought-after microphones in the world.
      Re-Mic technology – allows the user to change the mic type and polar pattern even after tracking.
      New patented features – including Off-Axis Correction™, which can produce more accurate polar patterns for reduced bleed, room coloration, and feedback.
      Supports a wide range of plug-in formats – including UAD, VST2, VST3, Audio Units, and AAX Native on Mac and Windows. Voucher included for free UAD Sphere plug-in.

      Current Microphone Models:
      Sphere Linear
    • Townsend Labs Sphere L22 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

      Sphere L22™ Microphone:
      Equivalent Noise Level: 7 dB-A
      Max SPL at 0.5% THD: 140dB (with -20dB pad engaged)
      Pad Attenuation: -10db and -20dB
      Sensitivity: 22 mV/Pa
      Output Connector: 5-pin male XLR
      Breakout Cable: 10’ (3m) 5-pin female XLR to dual 3-pin male XLR
      Weight (mic only): 1.7 lbs. (770 grams)
      Dimensions (mic only): 8.9" x 2.5" (225mm x 63mm)
      Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
      Recommended Load Impedance: >1000 Ohms
      Phantom Power
      Voltage: 44 to 52 V per channel
      Current: 5 mA per channel typical, 8 mA at max SPL
    • Townsend Labs Sphere L22 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

      Sphere™ DSP Plug-In

      Supported Plug-in Formats:
      AAX Native
      Audio Units (Mac only)

      Supported Operating Systems:
      Native (AAX, VST and AU):
      Mac OSX 10.8.5 and above
      Windows 7 and above
      Apollo Interfaces and UAD-2 hardware (AAX, VST, AU, and RTAS)
      Mac OSX 10.9.5 and above
      Windows 7 and above

      System Requirements:
      4 GB of RAM
      200 MB free disk space
      1024 x 768 display resolution
      Internet connection to download software
      Two microphone preamplifiers with phantom power
      Compatible plug-in host application (DAW) software supporting AAX, VST2, VST3, AU or UAD.

      ** Please note, system requirements may change. For the most recent system requirements please visit the manufacturer's official product listing **

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