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Slate Digital VMS ML-1 Large-Diaphragm Modeling Microphone Matte Black

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The heart of the Slate Virtual Microphone System.

The VMS ML-1 microphone provides an extremely accurate, natural response for vocals and instruments along with the ability to recreate the sound of prized vintage mics. This high-end large-diaphragm condenser mic has a shockmounted, gold-sputtered capsule and FET preamp for a linear frequency response, capturing all the details and nuance. Bundled with the ML-1 is powerful microphone modeling software with emulations of mics like the Neumann U 47, AKG C12 and RCA 44.

Linear Frequency Response Captures Natural Sound

The ML-1's gold-sputtered capsule and FET preamp provide an exceptionally flat and extended frequency response for a transparent, natural sound. Subtle details and nuance are captured faithfully for an authentic reproduction of the source. For musicians and engineers seeking an accurate mic for a variety of applications, the ML-1 delivers a blank canvas for shaping tone with EQ and modeling software.

Modeling Software Provides Classic Mic Sounds

While the ML-1 captures a pristine signal on its own, the included modeling software unlocks the ability to recreate the sound of prized vintage mics. Emulations of mics like the Neumann U 47, AKG C12 and RCA 44 provide classic tube warmth and character. Record with the ML-1 and audition different mic models to find the perfect match for your vocals or instrument. Blend multiple models for complex tones. The software expands the ML-1's versatility, allowing a single mic to serve in place of an expensive mic collection.

Premium Components for Professional Quality

From the gold-sputtered capsule to the FET preamp and sturdy metal chassis, the ML-1 is built with premium components for professional-caliber recordings. The shockmount and padded case provide protection for the mic during transport and setup. For home studios or professionals on a budget, the ML-1 delivers high-end quality and innovative functionality for a fraction of the cost of a vintage mic collection.

Ideal for Vocals, Acoustic Instruments and More

With its natural, transparent sound and modeled vintage mic options, the ML-1 excels on a variety of sources. Capture intimate vocals, acoustic guitars, strings and percussion with stunning realism. The ML-1 also serves well as an all-purpose mic for smaller ensembles. Home studio owners and professionals alike will find countless uses for this innovative, versatile large-diaphragm condenser mic.


  • Neutral-sounding large-diaphragm condenser microphone
  • Microphone modeling software included
  • Unprecedented flexibility in post-production
  • Shockmount included

Once you start working with the VMS and VRS system, you'll be a believer. Order today.


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