Lewitt LCT 940

MFR# AMS-LCT-940
Lewitt LCT 940
Lewitt LCT 940 Lewitt LCT 940
Reference Class Tube/Fet Microphone
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Description

Sound professionals naturally rely on a set of different high-end microphones in order to get the best out of their sound. But changing microphones and adjusting settings takes valuable time, the creative flow of a session is interrupted. With its new Authentica series flagship LCT 940, LEWITT now introduces a microphone that will revolutionize modern studio recording procedures and help engineers and artists to react more quickly to a desired change of style and sound.

 

The LCT 940 combines the specific characteristics of a premium large-diaphragm FET condenser microphone and a top-notch tube microphone in one housing. Basically, users can choose between the two main settings "FET" and "Tube". These two signal paths have been incorporated separately and work independently of each other.

 

"Tube" delivers the classic, warm and rich tube sound, while "FET" stands for the clear, exceptionally rich and nuanced sound LEWITT condenser microphones are renowned for. However, the LCT 940 offers another unique feature that true recording enthusiasts will swoon over: As the characteristics of the two main settings can be mixed and merged continuously variable, the LCT 940 opens up huge creative possibilities for artists and producers.

 

Furthermore, the LCT 940 features a total of nine different polar patterns – our five "standard" polar patterns omni-directional, cardioid, figure-8, wide- and super-cardioid and four additional intermediate patterns. The microphone features four levels of attenuation and four switchable high-pass filters, LEDs and push buttons for noiseless handling on the PSU. Automatic attenuation and clipping history round off the outstanding feature list of the LCT 940.

 

Rich in advanced technological features, the LCT 940 opens up a new dimension of sound reproduction in demanding professional studio applications. Its unrivaled set of qualities makes this microphone a must-have for recording pros who strive for nothing less than perfection.

 

Top applications:


  • Lead and background vocals
  • Acoustic instruments // piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings...
  • Wind instruments // brass and woodwinds...
  • Demanding studio applications

 

Features:


  • Combines the sonic characterisics of a tube and a FET mic in one single housing for maximum creative freedom and an undisturbed workflow
  • Continuously variable switching and merging of tube and FET sound via rotating potentiometer
  • 1-inch externally biased, dual-system capsule with ultra-thin , gold-layered low-mass diaphragms combined with a dual triode tube ensures accurate transient response while providing smooth, warm and airy tube sound
  • Nine consistant directional characteristics - cardioid, omni-directional, figure-7, broadcardioid, supercardioid and four intermediate patterns - for maximum flexibility in a wide variety of recording applications
  • Superior dynamic range of 128 dB-A (Tube) / 135 dB-A (FET) and exceptionally low self-noise of 12 dB-A (Tube) / 8 dB-A (FET) for ear-catching realism and distortion-free sonic depth
  • 4-position switchable pre-attenuation pad (0 dB, 6 dB, 12 dB and 18 dB) for handling extremely high sound pressure levels and 4-position high-pass filter
  • Illuminated user interface and jog dials for easy handling even in dark environments
  • Noiseless pushbuttons for quick and easy attenuation and HPF selection
  • Unique features like clipping history and automatic attenuation provide error-free studio recording and unparalleled ease of use
  • Solid die-cast metal body with a stylish, oversized tube inspection window specially coated for maximum protection against electromagnetic interference
  • Custom PSU 940 power supply unit with sturdy full-metal housing and brushed, anodized black aluminium front
  • Extra-large hexagonal ruthenium-galvanized steel mesh grille provides an open acoustic environment and prevents unwanted internal reflections
  • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated 3-pin XLR output connector
  • Comes in a black carrying case; includes PSU 940 power supply unit with sturdy full-metal housing and milled, anodized black aluminium front, LCT 40 SHxx shock mount, LCT 40 Tr audio cable with gold-plated 11-pin XLR connectors and LCT 40 Wxx windscreen
Technical Specifications

Additional Information

Condition New
Package Contents Includes PSU 940 power supply unit with sturdy full-metal housing and milled, anodized black aluminum front, LCT 40 SHxx shock mount, LCT 40 Tr audio cable with gold-plated 11-pin XLR connectors and LCT 40 Wxx windscreen
Length 7.5 in
Diameter 2.4 in
Unit Weight 1.45 lb
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Bi-Directional / Figure-Eight, Omni-Directional, Super-Cardioid, Wide Cardioid
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Phantom Required No
Impedance Rated: < 200 Ohms/rated load: > 1 kOhm
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad -6 dB; -12 dB; -18 dB
Filters 12 dB/oct @ 40 Hz; 6 dB/oct @ 150 Hz; 6 dB/oct @ 300 Hz
Sensitivity Cardioid: -32.8 dbV/Pa (23 mV) / Omni: -34 dbV/Pa (20 mV) / Bi: -32.8 dBV/Pa (23 mV)
Max. SPL Tube: 140 dB; 146 with -6 dB pad; 152 dB with -12 dB pad; 158 dB with -18 dB pad / FET: 143 dB; 149 dB with -6 dB pad; 155 dB with -12 dB pad; 161 dB with -18 dB pad
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