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sE Electronics X1 S Cardioid Condenser Recording Microphone w/ Low Cut Filter
sE Electronics X1 S Cardioid Condenser Recording Microphone w/ Low Cut Filter sE Electronics X1 S Cardioid Condenser Recording Microphone w/ Low Cut Filter

sE Electronics X1 S Cardioid Condenser Recording Microphone w/ Low Cut Filter

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Meet the X1 S, the new gold standard in affordable condensers.

The X1 S is a refined version of sE's best-selling X1, tuned for advanced performance in every way imaginable.

When sE introduced the X1 in 2010, it redefined the potential of an affordable hand-crafted condenser microphone.

With the highest dynamic range and SPL handling capabilities in its class, along with expanded features that dramatically increase its flexibility, the X1 S has been improved in every way - yet is even more affordable than the original.

CUSTOM-DESIGNED, HAND-CRAFTED CAPSULE

Just like its predecessor, the X1 S utilizes a hand-made condenser capsule, meticulously constructed and tuned in sE’s capsule room by technicians with decades of experience.

This results in a capsule built like the world’s finest musical instruments - and a capsule truly up to the challenge of recording them.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS

Where the original X1 was powerful, the redesigned electronics of the X1 S take its performance to a whole new level, giving it the highest dynamic range in its class.

Its internal redesign also allows for improved sensitivity, dramatically increased SPL handling (up to 160dB!), and a huge reduction in self-noise.

TWO SWITCHABLE ATTENUATION LEVELS

The -10 dB and -20 dB pad switches provide extended dynamic range, enabling a wide range of applications and close-mic techniques for even the loudest instruments...think super-heavy electric guitars, fortissimo brass instruments, and heavy-footed kick drums.

TWO SWITCHABLE LOW-CUT FILTERS

Selectable at either 80Hz or 160Hz, these two filters help eliminate low-frequency rumble or footfall noise, as well as help compensate for excessive bass (proximity effect) with close-mic techniques.

ALL-METAL HOUSING AND PREMIUM FINISH

Unlike the cheaply constructed bodies of some other "entry-level" microphones, the X1 S's all-metal chassis provides efficient rejection of any electrical interference and noise - and the high-quality finish ensures a great look for years to come.

GOLD-PLATED XLR CONNECTOR

Ensures loss-free, reliable signal connection for years and years and years and...

Specifications

  • Capsule Type: Hand-Crafted 1" True Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 30 mV/Pa (-30.5 dBV)
  • Max SPL: 140 / 150 / 160 dB (0/10/20 dB pad) (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
  • Equivalent noise level: 9 dB(A)
  • Dynamic range: 131 / 141 / 151 dB (0/10/20 dB Attentuation pad)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 85 dB
  • Low-cut filter: 80 / 160 Hz, 6 dB/Oct, switchable
  • Attenuation Pad: 10 / 20dB, switchable
  • Powering: 48 Volts according to IEC 61938
  • Electrical Impedance: 125 Ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: >1k Ohms
  • Current consumption: 6 mA
  • Connectivity: 3-pin male XLR connector
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 58mm (2.28 in), Length 169mm (6.65 in)
  • Weight: 445 g (15.70 oz.)

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