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Aston Microphones Stealth 4-Voice Active Dynamic Microphone

Revolutionary, broadcast quality, active/passive microphone for studio and stage with four switchable voices and a Class A built-in mic preamp
MFR# AST-STEALTH

Product Description

The Aston Stealth is an innovative dynamic microphone with four unique voice settings designed for recording a variety of sound sources. This broadcast-quality mic delivers unparalleled performance in almost any situation. Equipped with a built-in Class A preamp, automatic 48 V phantom power, and a unique internal shock mount system, the Stealth is the world’s most versatile microphone.

FOUR-IN-ONE

Stealth provides a choice of four pristine sounding voice settings, painstakingly captured by a panel of more than 90 world-class audio engineers. Unlike most mics which use destructive filtering, the Stealth utilizes four pure, high-quality signal paths to achieve a wide variety of sounds with minimal phase distortion.

Choose between two separate “vocal" settings, optimized for different vocal tones. Bring stringed instruments to life with the “guitar” setting—perfect for acoustic, electric, clean and distorted tones. Dial in a vibey vintage sound reminiscent of classic ribbon mics using the “dark” setting.

ACTIVE MODE

Although Stealth is technically a moving-coil microphone, it can be used with or without 48 V phantom power. When in passive mode, Stealth works just like a traditional dynamic microphone and can be used with any traditional preamp to deliver a beautifully clean sound.

Stealth is equipped with a unique autodetect function that senses the presence of 48 V phantom power and automatically switches the mic to active mode, which utilizes the fully balanced Class A preamp, eliminating the need for external preamps.

INNOVATIVE ASTON DESIGN

The Stealth is outfitted with a proprietary internal shock mount that totally isolates the capsule from the mic chassis, eliminating the need for an external shock mount. Stealth’s precision-tuned headstock delivers a laser-focused cardioid polar pattern with enhanced off-axis rejection. Finally, a custom molded end cap features a built-in XLR output and quick release stand mount for quickly and easily setting up and tearing down during recording sessions.

Features:

  • Broadcast quality cardioid microphone for studio and stage
  • 4 settings – 4 different voices – 4 discrete signal paths
  • Works with and without 48 V phantom power
  • Autodetect function senses 48 V and activates built in preamp
  • Class A mic preamp built in - no external gain lifting device required
  • Unique Sorbothane internal shock mount
  • Excellent off axis (side) rejection
  • Built-in purple LED phantom power indicator - switchable for stealth mode
  • Aston’s legendary build quality
  • Sound developed by 92 top engineers, producers and artists on the Aston 33 panel
  • Supplied with quick release stand mount

Product Specifications

Condition New
Length 7.7 in
Diameter 2.3 in
Unit Weight 1.5 lb
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz (±3 dB)
Max. SPL 140 dB SPL
Analog or Digital Analog

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