Universal Audio Sphere DLX Modeling Microphone

Unlock 38 mic models with this dual-diaphragm condenser + UA's Sphere plug-in. Modify polar patterns after recording, track in stereo with one mic, and more!

The UA Sphere DLX modeling microphone system gives you the sound of classic mics used by everyone from The Beatles and Beyonce to Radiohead and Frank Sinatra.

Hear the Sphere DLX mic and Sphere plug-in on vocals, drums, and horns:

Get started with your Sphere mic with this 2-minute overview video:

Grab the Keys to the Ultimate Mic Locker:
Featuring 38 legendary mic models of Neumann, Telefunken, AKG, Sony, and more, the Sphere DLX gives your productions the most sought-after ribbon, condenser, and dynamic microphones ever made.

Find your Perfect Mic in Real Time with Apollo:
The Sphere DLX lets you audition classic mics before, during, and after recording with any interface, in any DAW. And when paired with an Apollo interface, you can do this with near-zero latency.

Get Stereo Sound and More from a Single Mic:
Thanks to its dual-capsule design, the Sphere DLX lets you easily record piano, drums, strings, and more in stereo. You can even use different mic models on the left and right channels for a more colorful stereo image. Plus, you can blend the sound of two mono mics using Dual Mode, and get classic-sounding mic recipes on snare drums and guitar cabs.

Reduce Room Sound for Better Recordings:
Easily tame room coloration for cleaner, more professional recordings using IsoSphere and its expert presets tailored for everything from your bedroom studio to popular isolation filters from sE Reflexion Filters, Aston Halo, Kaotica Eyeball, and more.

Built to Last a Lifetime: read more
With dual gold-sputtered diaphragms and the lowest noise of any mic in its class, the Sphere DLX outfits your studio with a premium, large-diaphragm condenser microphone, precision-built to deliver years of inspiration for your music, podcasts, and voiceovers.

Includes Everything you Need to Record:
Right out of the box, the Sphere DLX mic gives you a professional shockmount, 25' cable, mic stand mount, and carrying case, so you'll be creating with the sound of legendary mics in no time.


- Record with 38 of the most sought-after microphones ever made
- Change mic type, polar pattern, and other characteristics, even after tracking
- Record acoustic guitar, strings, horns, and more in stereo with a single microphone
- Add the ultimate modeling mic to your collection, with dual gold-sputtered diaphragms and the lowest noise of any mic in its class`
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Each Sphere mic features dual capsules that output audio signals on two separate channels. Each Sphere mic channel requires a dedicated balanced mic preamp and 48V phantom power to operate properly. All Sphere mics include a custom breakout cable that delivers the two channels to twin XLR connectors.

Microphone Type: Modeling Condenser
Polar Pattern: Variable Dual Output
Frequency Range: 20 Hz20 kHz
Sensitivity: -33 dB (22 mV) ref 1V at 1 Pa, 1 kHz
Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
Recommended Load Impedance: > 1 K Ohms
Maximum SPL: 140 dB SPL, 1% THD (w/ pad)
Dynamic Range: 133 dB
Capsule: 1" Diameter Dual Diaphragm
Phantom Power Requirements: 48 VDC, 5 mA typical
Connector: 5-Pin XLRM

Adjustable Controls: Pad: 10 dB, 20 dB

Included Accessories: Shockmount, Mic Stand Mount, 25' Cable, Carrying Case

- 8.9" (225 mm) length
- 2.5" (63 mm) diameter

- 1.7 lbs (770 g)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 8.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 14 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MIC-UADLX

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 831-440-1176
Web: https://help.uaudio.com/


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