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Aston Microphones Starlight
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The Aston Starlight is the first ever laser-targeting pencil microphone, allowing for recall of mic position in studio use, and incredibly quick and ...Click To Read More About This Product
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Small diaphragm condenser with unique laser positioning.
The Aston Starlight is the first ever laser-targeting pencil microphone, allowing for recall of mic position in studio use, and incredibly quick and easy set up in live applications. This truly astonishing microphone also showcases Aston’s unique variable voice switching for sound contouring, a nearly indestructible build quality, Aston's signature sintered head, and tumbled 100% stainless steel chassis.
The Starlight features a 20mm cardioid capsule hand-picked by a panel of more than 50 top producers in double blind listening tests conducted during 2016.
The addition of a Class 2 laser to the Starlight SDC allows the user to recall mic positions in the studio so set up can be easily replicated. It also means that mic positions can be marked off on drums etc., and setup becomes a breeze. It’s a world’s first and a big leap in helping to get a consistent sound whatever the situation.
The Starlight has three modes of operation, courtesy of some very fancy front-end filtering between the capsule and PCB. You can chose between Vintage, Modern and Hybrid settings to get the perfect tone response for your application… guitar cab, drums, strings, even vocals… whatever the application, you’ll get a perfect fit for your music.
Discrete Mic Amp Circuit (PCB)
Starlight employs a fine-tuned discrete mic amp circuit with high-spec components to achieve low noise with loads of headroom. The Starlight’s higher output level allows microphone preamps to operate with lower gain. The result is a clean and detailed sound. The Starlight’s voicing control employs inductive active filters at the front end of the microphone circuit to alter the response of the capsule without adding any noise to the circuit.
When it comes to packaging, Aston believes simplicity is king. Protective, re-useable, environmentally sensible packaging that doesn’t cost the earth.
Smart features and great sound. Order today.
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.