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Blue Spark SL Cardioid Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, New

Get Blue sound for less with the Spark SL! This mic's Focus button adds presence, and its high-pass filter and -20 dB pad switch help you capture any source. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Blue Spark SL Cardioid Condenser Mic

Spark SL brings legendary Blue studio sound and versatility to your recording space. Produce stunning recordings for vocals, guitars, drums, pianos and more with Spark SL's detailed, transparent sound and versatile high-pass filter and -20dB pad. Whether starting a studio or expanding your mic locker, Spark SL is ready to ignite your creativity.

BEHIND THE MIC

Based on the original Spark, the world's best-selling studio condenser microphone, Spark SL excels at delivering detailed and transparent sound to your recordings with a high level of versatility and sound quality. Featuring a streamlined build, refined sonics and versatile switches, Spark SL will transform your creative space into a professional studio.

INSIDE THE SOUND

At the heart of Spark SL's sound is Blue's custom JFET design, which ensures the capsule's backplate is evenly charged, delivering consistent, transparent sound at all times. Spark SL also features discreet Class-A circuitry to maintain a pure signal. All you have to do is add music--Spark SL will make sure every detail comes through with precision and finesse.

SWITCH TO VERSATILITY

Spark SL features a 100Hz high-pass filter and -20dB pad to bring professional versatility to your recording sessions. Tracking a strong, dynamic singer or blisteringly loud amp? No problem. Want to capture the nuanced frequencies of strings, drum overheads or horns? Done. Spark SL's incredible flexibility makes it easy to capture the detail of any voice or instrument.

ALL IN THE FAMILY

Blue's Essential Series brings distinct tonal characteristics to your studio, allowing you to pair each voice and instrument with its perfect microphone counterpart. Check out each mic to build a mic locker any studio would envy.
- Spark SL: Detailed, transparent sound
- Bluebird SL: Modern, crystal-clear sound
- Baby Bottle SL: Classic warmth and presence
- Hummingbird: Extended highs with 180-degree pivoting head

Features:

- Transparent sound with superb detail and rich harmonic content
- Blue's custom-designed cardioid condenser capsule excels at capturing your most creative moments
- High-pass filter and -20dB pad for ultimate versatility
- Works great with home studio USB audio interfaces

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- Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
- Sensitivity: 34.9 mV/Pa at 1 kHz (1 pa = 94 dB SPL)
- Output Impedance: 50 ohm
- Rate Load Impedance: not less than 1k ohm
- Maximum SPL: 136 dB SPL (1k, THD 0.5%)
- S/N Ratio: 73 dB-A
- Noise Level: 16.4
- Dynamic Range: 119.6 dB
- Power Requirements: +48V DC Phantom Power
- Weight: 336g
- Dimensions: 220.5mm x 45mm
- HPF: 100Hz, 12dB per octave
- PAD: -20dB
- Included Accessories: Wooden storage box, Custom Shockmount
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 12 x 9 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLU SPARKSL
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Phone: 818-879-5200
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Overall: I've had a history with Blue Microphones, and this one did not disappoint. The price point is fair for almost any home studio budget, and the sound quality cannot be matched at that price. Would recommend for anybody looking to record alto male vocals, female vocals, or acoustic guitar.
Style of Music: Pop-punk, post-hardcore
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Overall: I have a stedman pro screen XL pop filter. I used to have the original Blue Spark and it was good no problems but even with my $50 pop filter there are still plosives on the SL version you definitely need a nylon pop filter. As for the sound its a bit harsh and grainy buy you get what you pay for.
Style of Music: Hip Hop
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