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SE Electronics X1 S Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

A truly versatile large-diaphragm cardioid condenser for a great price, SE's second-gen X1 microphone adds -10/-20 dB pads and 2 switchable low-cut filters. Rate and review this product
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SE Electronics X1 S Large-Diaphragm Mic

Meet the SE Electronics X1 S, the gold standard in affordable condensers. The X1 S is a refined version of sE's best-selling X1 microphone, tuned for advanced performance in every way imaginable.

When sE introduced the X1 in 2010, it redefined the potential of an affordable hand-crafted condenser microphone. With the highest dynamic range and SPL handling capabilities in its class, along with expanded features that dramatically increase its flexibility, the X1 S has been improved in every way -- yet is even more affordable than the original.

Features:

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS
Where the original X1 was powerful, the redesigned electronics of the X1 S take its performance to a higher level, giving it the highest dynamic range in its class.

Its internal redesign also allows for improved sensitivity, dramatically increased SPL handling (up to 160dB!), and a huge reduction in self-noise.

TWO SWITCHABLE ATTENUATION LEVELS
The -10 dB and -20 dB pad switches provide extended dynamic range, enabling a wide range of applications and close-mic techniques for even the loudest instruments...think super-heavy electric guitars, fortissimo brass instruments, and heavy-footed kick drums.

TWO SWITCHABLE LOW-CUT FILTERS
Selectable at either 80Hz or 160Hz, these two filters help eliminate low-frequency rumble or footfall noise, as well as help compensate for excessive bass (proximity effect) with close-mic techniques.

ALL-METAL HOUSING AND PREMIUM FINISH
Unlike the cheaply constructed bodies of some other "entry-level" microphones, the X1 S's all-metal chassis provides efficient rejection of any electrical interference and noise - and the high-quality finish ensures a great look for years to come.

GOLD-PLATED XLR CONNECTOR
Ensures loss-free, reliable signal connection for years.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of sE Electronics products.
- Capsule Type: Hand-Crafted 1" True Condenser
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
- Sensitivity: 30 mV/Pa (-30.5 dBV)
- Max SPL: 140 / 150 / 160 dB (0/10/20 dB pad) (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
- Equivalent noise level: 9 dB(A)
- Dynamic range: 131 / 141 / 151 dB (0/10/20 dB Attentuation pad)
- Signal to Noise Ratio: 85 dB
- Low-cut filter: 80 / 160 Hz, 6 dB/Oct, switchable
- Attenuation Pad: 10 / 20dB, switchable
- Powering: 48 Volts according to IEC 61938
- Electrical Impedance: 125 Ohms
- Recommended load impedance: <1k Ohms
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): X1 S
SE Electronics Warranty ´╗┐SE Electronics offers a 2 year manufacturer's warranty. Customers can extend their warranty to three years by registering their product at the SE Electronics website.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 512-847-5696
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