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Sterling Audio ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone
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The Sterling Audio ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone brings a vintage-style tone to any recording environment with an ideal voicing for modern mixes of ...Click To Read More About This Product
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Organic sound from modern ribbon technology.
The Sterling Audio ST170 Active Ribbon Microphone brings a vintage-style tone to any recording environment with an ideal voicing for modern mixes of electric and acoustic guitars, drums, vocals and overhead/room. The active phantom powered design gives you the optimal output level to hit the tonal sweet spot of mic preamps, as well as ample ability to handle extra loud sources like guitar amps and drums. Its rich presence and warm bottom allow your mixes to come together quickly without heavy EQ. Includes SM5 metal shock mount and sturdy aluminum carry case. Requires phantom power.
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- Vintage-style tone for electric guitar, drums and other instruments
- Versatile Figure-8 pickup pattern
- Full frequency response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
- Extreme volume handling: 132 dB SPL
- Includes SM5 metal shock mount and aluminum case
- Requires phantom power
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- Circuit Type: Active Ribbon
- Polar Pattern: Figure-8
- Capsule Design: 2-micron aluminum ribbon
- Magnet: Rare earth neodymium
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
- Maximum SPL: 132 dB SPL
- Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa
- Equivalent Noise: 22 dB SPL A-Weighted
- Typical Load Imp: >1,000 Ohms
- Output Source Imp: 200 Ohms Transformerless
- Microphone Dimensions: 7.8 in. long, 1.4 in. max. diameter
- Microphone Weight: 11.4 oz.
- Power Supply: +48V phantom power
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.