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Senal SCI-3212 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Interchangeable Capsules

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Senal SCI-3212 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Interchangeable Capsules
Key Features
  • Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Three Interchangeable Capsules
  • Omni, Cardioid & Supercardioid Capsules
  • Suitable Sound for Field or Studio
The SCI-3212 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Interchangeable Capsules from Senal is an electret condenser microphone with omnidirectional, cardioid, and supercardioid polar patterns. The microphone's quick transient response and high sensitivity assure detailed and accurate sound in capturing audio for instruments such as pianos, acoustic guitars, and percussion, as well as for dialogue when recording outdoors in high-noise environments.
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Senal SCI-3212 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Three Interchangeable Capsules
  • 3Accurate Sound
  • 4High-SPL-Handling
  • 5Gold-Plated Connector
  • 6Durable Metal Chassis
  • 7Tools for Recording in the Field

The SCI-3212 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Interchangeable Capsules from Senal is an electret condenser microphone with omnidirectional, cardioid, and supercardioid polar patterns. The microphone's quick transient response and high sensitivity assure detailed and accurate sound in capturing audio for instruments such as pianos, acoustic guitars, and percussion, as well as for dialogue when recording outdoors in high-noise environments.

The SCI-3212 is built with a durable metal chassis and has a gold-plated XLR connector, which resists corrosion and delivers better signal transfer. The mic's high-SPL-handling is suitable for recording in high-noise situations and enables close-mic placement to snares and cymbals without distortion.

A shockmount is included for easy boompole-mounting when capturing dialogue indoors or in the studio, and a foam windscreen minimizes wind noise when shooting outdoors.

Three Interchangeable Capsules
The adaptability of the SCI-3212 is its greatest asset. The omnidirectional, cardioid, and supercardioid capsules can be changed effortlessly. The multiple polar patterns allow you to use the microphone in a wide variety of configurations when capturing music, dialogue, or ambiance in a studio or in the field.
Accurate Sound
The natural response of the SCI-3212, together with its wide-frequency response and sensitivity, translate to better sound in diverse recording scenarios.
High-SPL-Handling
The microphone's high-SPL-handling makes it a suitable choice for recording drum overheads, snares, cymbals, or other audio sources in high-noise environments.
Gold-Plated Connector
The gold-plated XLR connector resists corrosion and assures better signal transfer.
Durable Metal Chassis
The durable metal chassis allows the microphone to withstand the rigors of the road, as well as in studios or on location.
Tools for Recording in the Field
A shockmount is included to minimize noise from handling or vibration, and a foam windscreen is provided to minimize wind noise for outdoor use.

Senal SCI-3212 Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Supercardioid
Frequency Range
30 Hz to 18 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL RMS
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Microphone
Sound Field
Mono
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Supercardioid
Pattern Selection
Switched
Performance
Frequency Range
30 Hz to 18 kHz
Maximum SPL
135 dB SPL RMS
Sensitivity
-36 dB at 1 kHz
Connectivity
Analog Output
1x XLR 3-Pin
Power
Operating Voltage
9 to 52 V
Physical
Dimensions
ø: 0.8 x L: 5" / ø: 20.32 x L: 127 mm
Weight
3.8 oz / 107.73 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.69 x 6.54 x 0.75"

Senal SCI-3212 Reviews

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I own a Rode Video mic pro is there any reason to ...

I own a Rode Video mic pro is there any reason to get this in addition to my RODE?
Asked by: Erik
The Senal SCI-3212 is a very different microphone than the Rode video pro. Aside from the interchangeable capsules and the form factor, most notably as a professional grade microphone it has an XLR connector and requires phantom power for operation. There are other major differences as well - for the best microphone choice for your application you can reach out to our Pro Audio department and we can assist you with your equipment selection.
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2019-07-31

does it need battery to operate? if it does, what ...

does it need battery to operate? if it does, what type of battery and where to buy?
Asked by: cuong
no battery, operates with phantom power +48 V from the mixer/recorder given thru same mic XLR cable
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-07-31

I own a Rode video mic pro is there any reason i ...

I own a Rode video mic pro is there any reason i should get this in addition to the Rode?
Asked by: Erik
I also have the Rode, and the NTG4+. I happen to like my Rode a lot. But this gives a different sound, a wider coverage angle, with more environmental sound, so you might find it more natural. Shotguns can sound kind of dry and unnatural, "microphony," and they have some issues indoors. With the Senal you get three capsules to play with. If you like the sound, you could upgrade to a more expensive one later, but the decent cardioid mics start around $500, so this is a great way to try out this type of mic inexpensively.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2019-07-31

question

Can this mic be plugged directly into a DSLR or does it require an active preamp for phantom power?
Asked by: Anthony E.
This condenser electret mic has an XLR connector and needs phantom power (9 to 52v).
Answered by: Ilya
Date published: 2019-07-30

question

Where is it made?
Asked by: Anonymous
Made in China
Answered by: alex d.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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