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ART C1USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone

BH #ARC1USB • MFR #C1USB
ART C1USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone
Key Features
  • For Vocals, Podcasting, VO & More
  • Works with Mac/Windows Computers
  • FET Sound in USB Mic Form Factor
  • Low-Latency 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack
If you're a vocalist looking for the classic sound of a FET condenser microphone in a USB form-factor, consider the ART C1USB, a USB mic designed for sung vocals, podcasting, VO, and anything else that applies to the voice. Combining FET circuitry with the ease straight-to-computer recording, the C1USB can come in handy for home-studio use.
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ART C1USB Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Designed for Your Voice, However You Use it
  • 3For Computers
  • 4Cardioid Polar Pattern for the Untreated Room
  • 5Built-In 3.5mm Headphone Jack and Volume Dial
  • 6Broadcast-Quality Audio Capture
  • 7USB Connection Right Out of the Box

If you're a vocalist looking for the classic sound of a FET condenser microphone in a USB form-factor, consider the ART C1USB, a USB mic designed for sung vocals, podcasting, VO, and anything else that applies to the voice. Combining FET circuitry with the ease straight-to-computer recording, the C1USB can come in handy for home-studio use.

Monitor your vocals without latency straight from the mic over the 3.5mm headphone jack. Controls are on hand for headphone volume, mic gain, a -10 dB pad, and a high-pass filter to kill low rumble. Because of the mic's cardioid polar pattern, you won't pick up nearly as much of the room as you would with an omnidirectional or figure-8 mic; this makes the C1USB perfectly suited for untreated home/bedroom studios. A desktop mic stand, a mic mount, and a USB cable are included.

Designed for Your Voice, However You Use it
This mic is designed for your voice, whether you use it to sing, podcast, narrate audio books, or record voice-overs. You'll find the FET technology will help your voice sound full, yet clear and polished.
For Computers
The mic will operate with both Mac and Windows computers, without requiring a dedicated interface, preamp, or mixer.
Cardioid Polar Pattern for the Untreated Room
The microphone makes use of a directional cardioid polar pattern to minimize off-axis sound. This polar pattern naturally, yet effectively tamps down room tone and focuses the audio capture on what's directly in front of the mic, so everyone can clearly hear your voice.
Built-In 3.5mm Headphone Jack and Volume Dial
The mic offers a headphone jack for monitoring. Just plug a pair of headphones into the 3.5mm jack, and you'll be able to listen to your broadcast-quality audio in all its glory. A convenient volume dial helps you raise or lower the headphone volume, so you won't have to change the volume on your computer or your recording software to hear audio at your desired level. Finally, the mic offers low-latency blend and mix controls monitoring for your vocals. These come in handy for tracking to prerecorded material: you can use it to adjust the balance between your mic's pickup and the existing mix; adjust these knobs to your liking, and you won't hear any latency as you record.
Broadcast-Quality Audio Capture
The mic records audio at sample rates and resolutions up to 16-bit / 48 kHz, giving you the broadcast standard for media playback. When it comes to the digital technology in this mic, you need not worry about recording a substandard sound.
USB Connection Right Out of the Box
With an included desktop stand, mic mount, and USB cable, you can get up and running right away. Simply place the mic in the mount, attach the mount to the stand, and run the USB cable from the mic into your computer. When you're done, stow the mic in the included pouch for safekeeping.
UPC: 840402040927

ART C1USB Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
On-Board Controls
Gain/Sensitivity, Headphone Volume, High-Pass Filter, Pad
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
Cardioid: 130 dB SPL
Analog Output
No
USB/Digital Output
1x Unspecified Interface
Power Sources
Bus Power
Microphone
Primary Applications
Podcast, Web-Streaming
Form Factor
Desktop / Large Diaphragm Mic / Stand/Boom Mount
Sound Field
Mono
Element Type
Condenser
Diaphragm
1.26" / 32 mm
Polar Pattern
Cardioid
Orientation
Side Address
Circuitry
Solid-State
Pad
-10 dB
High-Pass Filter
100 Hz
Gain Adjustment
Yes
On-Board Controls
Gain/Sensitivity, Headphone Volume, High-Pass Filter, Pad
Performance
Frequency Range
20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
Cardioid: 130 dB SPL
Sensitivity
Cardioid: -35 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
86 dB
Equivalent Noise Level
20 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Analog Output
No
USB/Digital Output
1x Unspecified Interface
Headphone Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Cable Length
10' / 3.05 m
Digital Audio
A/D Conversion
16-Bit
Sample Rate
48 kHz
OS Compatibility
Windows
macOS
Power
Power Sources
Bus Power
Bus Power
USB
Operating Voltage
5 V (USB Bus Power)
Physical
Color
Black
Mounting
Mic Clip/Stand Adapter (Included)
Mounting Thread Size
5/8"-27 Female
Dimensions
ø: 1.46 x L: 6.9" / ø: 37 x L: 175.3 cm
Weight
16.54 oz / 469 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.8 x 8.5 x 3.3"

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