Blue Spark SL Microphone with USB Recording Interface & Accessory Kit

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Blue Spark SL Microphone with USB Recording Interface & Accessory Kit
Key Features
  • Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • 2-Channel 24-bit USB Audio Interface
  • Reflection Filter for Isolating Vocals
  • Stand for Mic and Reflection Filter
This B&H Kit includes the Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone, the PreSonus AudioBox 96 USB 2.0 Audio Recording Interface, a reflection filter, a microphone stand, and a 10' XLR cable. With this kit, you have everything you need to create a professional-quality recording solution almost anywhere, or you can construct a compact studio space in your home.
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Blue Spark SL Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
  • 3PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 2x2 USB Audio Interface (25th Anniversary Black)
  • 4Auray RF-CM-S Reflection Filter (Silver)
  • 5Auray RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand
  • 6Roland Gold Series Neutrik XLR-M to XLR-F Balanced Microphone Cable (10')

This B&H Kit includes the Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone, the PreSonus AudioBox 96 USB 2.0 Audio Recording Interface, a reflection filter, a microphone stand, and a 10' XLR cable. With this kit, you have everything you need to create a professional-quality recording solution almost anywhere, or you can construct a compact studio space in your home.

The combination of this kit's components has been designed to give you the ability to capture clear audio in spaces that can be acoustically-challenged. The Blue Spark SL features a JFET design that keeps the capsule's backplate evenly charged for delivering consistently transparent sound, while the shockmount, reflection filter, and mic stand help to keep things stable and isolate vocal performances from ambient noises. Using the two-channel USB Audio-Box 96, you can make sure you capture it all.

Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone

Featuring a class-A circuitry to ensure a pure signal, the Blue Spark SL is a studio large-diaphragm condenser microphone which builds upon its predecessor to offer a switchable 100 Hz high-pass filter and a -20 dB pad, allowing you to offset pesky factors like the bass-heavy sonic signature of a given room, or an intrinsically loud instrument. It utilizes a JFET design, which has been fashioned to keep the capsule's backplate evenly charged, thus delivering a consistently transparent and even signal across the frequency response.

The Spark SL offers a cardioid polar pattern to minimize off-axis feedback and extraneous noise, giving you a frequency range between 20 Hz to 20 kHz, which is more than enough to record vocals, pianos, stringed instruments, and more. An SPL of 136 dB allows the microphone to capture a wide swath of dynamic material without damaging elements of the microphone. The microphone requires 48V phantom power to run, provides a dynamic range of 119.6 dB, and includes both a custom shockmount and a wooden storage box.

Key Features at a Glance

  • Capsule designed for transparent, neutral sound capture
  • Wide, richly detailed frequency response and SPL of 136 dB
  • High-pass filter and -20 dB pad to promote versatility
  • Suitable for use with home-studio interfaces (USB, Thunderbolt, or otherwise)

 

UPC: 836213000922

PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 2x2 USB Audio Interface (25th Anniversary Black)

The 25th anniversary black PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 is a 2x2 USB audio interface offering Class-A mic preamps with 48V phantom power, MIDI I/O, and simple operability in a portable and sturdy steel chassis that is conveniently bus powered, making it a great solution for singers, musicians, podcasters, and producers recording at home or on the go.

The AudioBox USB 96 utilizes 24-bit converters at sampling rates up to 96 kHz to ensure the integrity of your signals. The two XLR-1/4" combo inputs let you record microphones (dynamic or condenser) or instruments such as electric guitar while monitoring with zero latency. Stereo 1/4" monitor and headphone outputs are provided with independent volume controls for optimal hookup of speakers and headphones.

The interface is bundled with the Studio One Artist DAW software for Mac and Windows, and includes the Studio Magic plug-in suite, delivering effects, virtual instruments, and third-party loops, software, and instrument sounds.

AudioBox USB 96

  • Bus-powered USB audio and MIDI interface
  • Perfect match with Studio One Artist software for Mac and Windows
  • 24-bit resolution
  • 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sampling rates
  • Two XLR-1/4" combo mic/instrument inputs with Class-A mic preamplifiers
  • 48V phantom power
  • Zero-latency monitoring via internal analog mixer
  • Two 1/4" balanced monitor outputs
  • 1/4" headphone jack with level control
  • MIDI 5-pin input and output ports
  • Sturdy steel chassis
  • 1/3 RU rackmountable
  • USB computer-to-interface connection cable included

Studio One Artist Software

  • Single-window work environment
  • Powerful drag-and-drop functionality
  • Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
  • Content browser with convenient sort options and preview player
  • Intuitive MIDI-mapping system
  • Real-time audio time-stretching and resampling
  • Multitrack comping and MIDI editing
  • Transient detection and editing, plus groove extraction
  • Automatic delay compensation
  • Advanced automation
  • Integrates tightly with Celemony Melodyne
  • Instantly configures to PreSonus interfaces
  • Compatible with ASIO, Windows Audio, and Core Audio compliant interfaces
  • 26 native effects (32-bit effects) and virtual instrument plug-ins
  • Over 10GB of third-party software, loops, and instruments
  • Mac and Windows compatible

Studio Magic Plug-In Suite

The Studio Magic Plug-in Suite for Mac and Windows includes Ableton Live Lite, tutorials from Melodics, six virtual instruments, and nine popular plug-ins in VST, AU, and AAX formats.

  • Arturia Analog Lab Lite
  • Brainworx bx_opto
  • Brainworx bx_rockrack
  • Cherry Audio Voltage Nucleus
  • iZotope Neutron Elements
  • Klanghelm SDRR2tube
  • KV331 Audio Synthmaster Player
  • Lexicon MPX-i Reverb
  • Mäag Audio EQ2
  • Native Instruments REPLIKA
  • Output Movement
  • SPL Attacker Plus
  • Studio Linked Trophies
  • UJAM Virtual Drummer 2 PHAT
  • UVI Model D
UPC: 673454009242

Auray RF-CM-S Reflection Filter (Silver)

The silver RF-CM-S Reflection Filter from Auray is the perfect solution for recording vocalists or voice over artists in less than stellar acoustic spaces where room reflection would otherwise be recorded along with the vocal, making post processing and mixing more complicated. This might be in a home studio, an untreated rehearsal space, or a makeshift film dialogue replacement situation.

Housed in a deep and sturdy, semicircular perforated aluminum shell, the high density acoustic foam provides a reflection free environment for the microphone, while simultaneously attenuating any room noise. The resulting dry and clearer recordings can then be treated during mixing or film post processing without extraneous noises or unwanted reflections getting in the way.

The filter mounts onto a microphone stand, and front and rear sliding brackets easily allow you to adjust its height and depth for precise microphone placement. Standard 5/8"-27 threaded adapters fit most microphone stands, clips and shockmounts.

Compact solution for providing sound isolation for vocal or voice over recording in untreated spaces
High-density foam absorbs acoustic reflections and minimizes room ambience, isolating the microphone
Perforated aluminum shield diffuses and prevents sound that might reflect back to microphone, especially when recording loud vocalists
Sliding bracket makes it easy to mount the microphone in the ideal position inside the reflection filter
Rear adjustable bracket provides additional filter height adjustment to accommodate different vocalist heights
Adapters with industry-standard 5/8"-27 threaded studs and sockets are compatible with mic stands, shock mounts, and mic clips with a 5/8"-27 post.
Deep, semi-circular design ensures dry vocals while attenuating external noise
UPC: 847628578630

Auray RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand

The RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand from Auray features heavy-duty steel construction and is capable of providing sturdy support to your reflection filter and studio microphone at the same time. The tripod stand design features collapsible legs for convenient storage, a telescoping center column that can be adjusted to reach a maximum working height of 76".

The stand also features nonslip feet for added traction on hard surfaces as well as a 5/8" threaded adapter for attaching a shockmount or mic clip.

Provides sturdy support to a microphone and a reflection filter at the same time
May also be used as a speaker stand (may require 3/8" thread adapter)
UPC: 847628576827

Roland Gold Series Neutrik XLR-M to XLR-F Balanced Microphone Cable (10')

This 10' Roland Gold Series Neutrik XLR-M to XLR-F Balanced Microphone Cable is engineered to accurately transmit audio signals without contamination or noise interference. It features Neutrik connectors with 24k gold-plated contacts ensuring clean, precise audio reproduction. Studio-quality oxygen-free copper core wire translates every tonal nuance with exceptional clarity, and the low-capacitance design ensures that voices and instruments are clear and accurate.

UPC: 761294211359

Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone Specs

Microphone
Operating PrinciplePressure Gradient
CapsuleCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
CircuitrySolid-State
Pad-20 dB
High-Pass Filter100 Hz, 12 dB/Octave
Performance
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPLCardioid: 136 dB SPL Peak
ImpedanceCardioid: 50 Ohms
Load Impedance1000 Ohms
SensitivityCardioid: 34.9 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
Dynamic RangeCardioid: 119.6 dB
Signal-to-Noise RatioCardioid: 73 dB A-Weighted
THD0.5%
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin
Power
Operating Voltage48 V
Physical
Dimensionsø: 1.87 x L: 8.68" / ø: 47.5 x L: 220.5 mm
Weight11.85 oz / 336 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.785 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.55 x 8.8 x 5.25"

PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 2x2 USB Audio Interface (25th Anniversary Black) Specs

Connectivity
Analog Audio I/O2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TS Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Hi-Z Input (Pin 2 Hot)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Monitor Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output
Phantom Power+48 V, Selectable On/Off (Applied to All Inputs)
Digital Audio I/ONone
Host Connection / USB1 x USB Type-B (USB 2.0)
MIDI I/O1 x DIN 5-Pin Input
1 x DIN 5-Pin Output
Memory Card SlotNone
Performance
Frequency ResponseMic Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±3 dB
Headphone Outputs:
20 Hz to 30 kHz ±1 dB
Gain/Trim RangeMic Inputs:
0 dB to +60 dB
Hi-Z Inputs:
-10 dB to +30 dB
Monitor Outputs:
-80 dB to +10 dB
Max Input LevelMic Inputs:
-3 dBu (1 kHz, Unity Gain)
Headphone Output Power60 mW per Channel into 60 Ohms (Max)
Dynamic RangeAD/DA Converters:
105 dBA (48 kHz Sample Rate)
ImpedanceMic Inputs:
1.2 Kilohms (Balanced)
Hi-Z Inputs:
0.5 Megohms (Unbalanced)
Outputs:
51 Ohms (Balanced)
THD+NMic Inputs:
< 0.008% (1 kHz, Unity Gain)
SNR95 dB (Unity Gain)
CMRR> 45 dB (1 kHz, 55 dB Gain)
Digital Audio
dBFS Reference Level+4 dBu = 0 dBFS
Sample Rates44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 kHz
Bit Depths24-Bit
Sync SourcesInternal
Compatibility
OS CompatibilitymacOS 10.11 or Later (64-Bit Only)
Windows 7 or Later (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Compatible Software (Not Included)Any Core Audio (Mac) Compliant Software
Included SoftwareStudio One Artist
Processor RequirementMac:
Intel Core Duo
PC:
Intel Core 2
RAM RequirementsMac:
2 GB, 4 GB Recommended
PC:
4 GB, 8 GB Recommended
Storage Requirements20 GB
Minimum Display Resolution1024 x 768
Required HardwareAvailable USB 2.0 Port
USB Cable (Included)
Internet ConnectionRequired for Registration, Software/Driver Download
Power
Power RequirementsUSB Bus Power
Physical
Form FactorTabletop
DisplayNone
Channels of I/OAnalog:
2 Input / 2 Output at 96 kHz
Max Sample Rate/Resolution96 kHz / 24-Bit
Number of Mic Preamps2
Input Level Adjustment2 x Knob
PadNone
High-Pass FilterNone
Expansion SlotsNone
Anti-Theft FeaturesKensington Security Slot
Dimensions5.5 x 5.5 x 1.75" / 13.97 x 13.97 x 4.45 cm
Weight5.0 lb / 2.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.27 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10 x 6.8 x 3.5"

Auray RF-CM-S Reflection Filter (Silver) Specs

General
Adjustable Height12.00 to 18.00" / 30.5 to 45.7 cm
Filter MaterialFoam, Metal
Dimensions19.8 x 11.0 x 12.0" / 50.0 x 28.0 x 31.0 cm
Weight4.45 lb / 2 kg (with Mount)
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20 x 13 x 11"

Auray RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand Specs

Stand
Height42 to 68" / 106.68 to 172.72 cm
Collapsed Size35.2" / 89.41 cm
General
Weight5.2 lb / 2.36 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)35.75 x 5 x 4.25"

Roland Gold Series Neutrik XLR-M to XLR-F Balanced Microphone Cable (10') Specs

Physical
Connector 11 x 3-Pin XLR Male
Connector 21 x 3-Pin XLR Female
Connector BrandNeutrik
Contact PlatingGold
Cable Length10' / 3.05 m
Conductor MaterialOxygen-Free Copper (OFC)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.665 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.6 x 6.9 x 1.1"
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