Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone

Blue Spark SL Microphone with USB Recording Interface & Accessory Kit

Blue Spark SL Microphone with USB Recording Interface & Accessory Kit

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Blue Blue Spark SL Microphone with USB Recording Interface & Accessory Kit Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone PreSonus AudioBox 96 USB 2.0 Audio Recording Interface Auray RF-CM-S Reflection Filter (Silver) Auray RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 10' (3.0 m), Black

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Product Highlights

  • Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • 2-Channel 24-bit USB Audio Interface
  • Reflection Filter for Isolating Vocals
  • Stand for Mic and Reflection Filter
  • Custom Microphone Shockmount
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern and -20 dB Pad
  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
  • 136 dB SPL
  • Includes 10' XLR Cable
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Blue Spark SL overview

  • 1Description

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 96 USB 2.0 Audio Recording Interface

    The AudioBox 96 from Presonus is a two-channel USB computer audio interface. Designed to be portable, the unit utilizes 24-bit converters that sample at 44.1, 48, 88.1, or 96 kHz. Two high-quality PreSonus microphone preamps with switchable 48V phantom power are also provided, as are combination jacks for 1/4" or XLR inputs, MIDI I/O, and solid drivers. Whilst recording, you can achieve zero-latency monitoring with a knob that allows you to blend signal from the preamp with signal in your DAW, giving you a tailored balance of both sources. 

    The interface is bundled with the Studio One Artist 3 DAW software for Mac and Windows, and includes the Studio Magic plug-in suite, providing effects, virtual instruments, and third-party loops, software, and instrument sounds. This unit is sturdy enough to be taken on the road, though also finds its home in the studio. 

    24-bit/44.1, 48, 88.1, 96 kHz USB audio recording interface bundled with PreSonus Studio One 3 Artist
    Two microphone/instrument preamps
    Switchable 48V phantom power
    Balanced 1/4" TRS phone outputs
    Headphone output (1/4" TRS) with dedicated volume control
    MIDI input and output
    All metal chassis ready to withstand the rigors of the road
    Powered via the USB bus
    UPC: 673454005381
  • 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 and a telescoping center column that can be adjusted to reach a maximum working height of 76", including a standard reflection filter.

    The stand also features non-slip 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
  • Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 10' (3.0 m), Black

    The black Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable (10') is designed to be an extremely quiet and flexible cable that is ideal for the most demanding live sound and performance applications. The cable is engineered to be durable and to provide protection against EMI, RFI, and static noise. While the cable's color-coding affords the ability to quickly differentiate between multiple connections on stage, it provides a pleasant aesthetic quality at the same time.

    Premium Performance 3000 Series cables are made from 24-AWG OFC copper wire that's wrapped with PE insulation and a conductive PVC inner shield. A cotton-yarn inner layer helps reduce electrostatic and microphonic noise. 95% dual-spiral shielding makes the cable resistant to EMI and RFI noise. The Neutrik XX silver connectors provide a high level of connectivity, and all the solder connections are shrink-wrapped for protection.

    95% dual-spiral shielding offers protection from EMI and RFI noise
    Twin conductive PVC inner shielding provides 100% coverage of the core conductor. It helps keep the cable's signal from radiating and affecting nearby cables, and also helps prevent external EMI from penetrating to the cable's core
    24-AWG oxygen-free stranded copper inner core provides the best possible conductivity
    Cotton yarn reduces electrostatic and microphonic noise
    All solder points shrink-wrapped for protection
    Neutrik XX silver connectors offer high conductivity
    Caged type contact and improved ground contact
    UPC: 847628558274
  • Blue Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
    Analog Performance
    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Transducer Condenser
    Tube No
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio Cardioid: 73 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL Cardioid: 136 dB SPL Peak
    Pad -20 dB
    THD 0.5%
    Impedance Cardioid: 50 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity Cardioid: 34.9 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
    Low-Cut Filter 12 dB/Octave @ 100 Hz
    Dynamic Range Cardioid: 119.6 dB
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Voltage 48 V
    Length 8.68" / 220.5 mm
    Diameter 1.87" / 47.5 mm
    Weight 11.85 oz / 336 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.5 x 8.9 x 5.3"
  • PreSonus AudioBox 96 USB 2.0 Audio Recording Interface
    Interface
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 96 kHz / 24-Bit
    Connectivity
    Host Connection 1 x USB Type-B
    Analog I/O 2 x Combo XLR / 1/4" Mic/Line Input
    2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS Balanced Monitor Output
    1 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS Headphone Output
    Phantom Power +48 V
    Digital I/O None
    MIDI I/O 1 x 5-Pin MIDI In
    1 x 5-Pin MIDI Out
    Performance
    Frequency Response Headphone Outputs:
    20 Hz to 30 kHz 1 dB 
    Mic Inputs:
    20 Hz to 20 kHz 3 dB 
    Gain Range Inputs:
    0 to 35 dB
    Max Input Level Inputs:
    -3 dBu 
    Headphone Output Power 60 mW per Channel into 60 Ohms
    Dynamic Range A/D Converters:
    105 dB 
    Impedance Line Inputs:
    0.5 MOhms 
    Mic Inputs:
    1.2 kOhms 
    Outputs:
    51 Ohms 
    THD  < 0.008% 
    SNR 95 dB 
    CMRR >45 dB
    Digital Audio
    Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz
    Bit Depth 24-Bit
    Compatibility
    OS Compatibility macOS 10.8.5 or Later
    Windows 7
    Windows 8
    Windows 8.1
    Windows 10
    Processor Requirement Mac:
    Intel   
    PC:
    Intel Core 2  
    RAM Requirements 2 GB (4 GB Recommended)
    Storage Requirements 20 GB
    Minimum Display Resolution 1024 x 768
    Required Hardware Available USB 2.0 Port
    Internet Connection Required for Registration
    Power
    Power Requirements USB Bus-Power
    Physical
    Dimensions 5.5 x 5.5 x 1.8" / 140 x 140 x 44 mm
    Weight 5.0 lb / 2.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.8 x 6.8 x 3.6"
  • Auray RF-CM-S Reflection Filter (Silver)
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 19.75 x 11 x 12" (50 x 28 x 31 cm)
    Height Extension: 6" (15 cm)
    Weight 4.45 lb (2 kg) with all attachments
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.0 x 13.0 x 11.0"
  • Auray RFMS-580 Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand
    Thread Size 5/8"
    Folded Height 35.2" (89.4 cm)
    Adjustable Height Range 42 to 68" (106.7 to 172.7 cm)
    Weight 5.2 lb (2.36 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 35.75 x 5.0 x 4.25"
  • Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 10' (3.0 m), Black
    Connector 1 3-Pin XLR Male
    Connector 2 3-Pin XLR Female
    Cable Length 10' / 3 m
    Shielding 95% Spiral
    Wire Gauge 24 AWG
    Contact Plating Silver
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.7 x 2.2 x 1.0"

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