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Sterling Audio ST159 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

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Multi-pattern condenser for more recording options.

The Sterling Audio ST159 multi-pattern condenser microphone delivers a wealth of recording features and options that will make it the most versatile mic in any collection. It delivers a warm, smooth and articulate sound, along with a full-frequency range and extreme volume handling. With a switchable high-pass filter and attenuation pad, plus flexible pickup patterns such as cardioid, omni and figure-8, the ST159 tackles any recording situation with ease. The included SM8 premium metal, band-suspension shockmount and aluminum carry case fill out the package, complementing the ST159's rugged construction and forward visual design.


  • Flexible pickup patterns: cardioid, omni and figure-8
  • Warm, smooth and articulate vocal, instrument and speech recording
  • Switchable high-pass filter and attenuation pad
  • Full frequency response: 20 Hz–20 kHz
  • Extreme volume handling: 144dB SPL
  • Precision 1" diameter, 3-micron diaphragm with disk resonator
  • Hand-assembled capsule, custom-wound transformer, Class-A circuit
  • Includes SM8 premium shockmount and aluminum carry case
  • Requires phantom power

Add some versatility to your recording setup. Order this Sterling today.


ST159 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Circuit Type: Class-A FET
  • Polar Patterns: Omni, Cardioid and Figure-8
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz
  • High-Pass Filter: 75Hz, 12dB/octave
  • Attenuation Pad: -10dB
  • Sensitivity: 32mV/Pa
  • Maximum SPL: 144dB (134dB without pad)
  • Equivalent Noise: 22dB SPL
  • Typical Load Imp.: >1,000 ohms
  • Output Source Imp.: 200 ohms, transformer isolated
  • Dimensions: 7.7" long, 1.9" max diameter
  • Weight: 1.3 lb.
  • Power: 48V phantom power

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