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Aston - AST-ORIGIN
Model: AST-ORIGIN
SKU: 483156
Serial: orae40901
Quantity Available: 1
Condition: Used

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Aston Origin
The multi-award winning Aston Origin is a high-performance cardioid condenser microphone utilising a one inch (1") gold evaporated capsule. It's versatile enough to use with any instrument and, for singer-songwriters, excels on acoustic guitar and vocals. Its hand-selected capsule is paired with high-end transformerless circuitry using only the finest components.

The Origin is designed to deliver direct, smooth and intimate sound for a supremely natural and transparent recording.

Features
* Wave-Form Spring Head - The shock resistant wave-form design allows the head of the mic to distort if given a heavy knock, and then return to its normal position, without any damage.
* Built-In Pop Filter - Aston's vocal condenser microphones have an exclusive mesh-knit pop filter built into the wave-form head. The random weave allows sound to pass while drastically eliminating unwanted plosives at source.
* Direct to Stand Mounting - Features custom moulded end caps with integrated XLR and universal stand thread adaptor.
* PCB Circuitry - A superbly balanced mix of discrete and integrated electronic circuitry. Non-linear voltage/current source rectification to provide controlled amplification and smooth/ clear audio output.

Specifications
Transducer Type: Condenser
Acoustic Operating Principle: Pressure Gradient
Directional Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz (+/-3dB)
Equivalent Noise Level: 18dB A-Weighted
Sensitivity (@1kHz into 1kohm): 23.7mV/Pa
Maximum SPL for THD 0.5%: 127dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (rel. 94dB SPL): 76dB A-Weighted
Pad Switch: -10dB
Low-Cut Filter: 80Hz
Microphone length: 125 mm / 4.92 in
Microphone width: 54 mm / 2.13 in
Microphone weight: 450 g / 0.99 lb