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Universal Audio SD-1 Standard Dynamic Microphone

Universal Audio’s flagship dynamic microphone for recording and live use, featuring a cardioid polar pattern, selectable low cut and articulation boost switches, and Apollo Channel Strip Presets for instant pro sound

MFR# MIC-UASD-1

Product Description

UA’s new entry into the dynamic mic market, the Universal Audio SD-1 Standard Dynamic Microphone, combines a neutral frequency response with versatile EQ switches that make it easy to dial-in professional, broadcast-ready sound. With a wide, flat frequency response, the UA SD-1 captures a variety of sources brilliantly in both studio and live situations. Tailor-made for close-miking speech and vocals, SD-1 features a simple dynamic design that naturally rejects unwanted background noises, such as fans, refrigerators, and noisy bandmates.

Built-in EQ switches come standard, allowing users to shape their sound on the way in. The onboard low-cut filter reduces unwanted rumble and mud below 200 Hz, while the articulation boost applies a smooth presence boost in the 3-5 kHz range for added detail and clarity. Plus, when recording with an Apollo audio interface, you can instantly enhance your tracks using custom Apollo Channel Strip Presets, offering radio-ready EQ and compression settings for vocals, guitars and more.

Equipped with an internal shock-mount and built-in windscreen, SD-1 automatically reduces plosives and handling noise for a cleaner, clearer sound, making it a versatile miking option in any setting—even in less than ideal tracking environments. Plus, with a sleek modern design and rear-mounted XLR jack for easy cable runs, the SD-1 looks great on any desktop, making it the perfect solution for podcasts, livestreams and Zoom meetings, too. One session with the SD-1, and it becomes clear that the folks at Universal Audio have delivered an incredibly flexible dynamic microphone.

FEATURES:

  • Capture close-miked vocals and instruments with a classic dynamic cardioid mic
  • Get natural-sounding recordings with SD-1’s flat, wide-range frequency response
  • Add clarity and presence with low-cut and enhanced articulation boost switches
  • Shape vocals and instruments with included SD-1 Apollo Channel Strip Presets

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Package ContentsSD-1 microphone and ⅝” to ⅜” thread adapter
Length7.7 in
Diameter2.4 in
Unit Weight1.6 lb
Transducer TypeDynamic
Polar PatternCardioid
Number of MicrophonesSingle Microphone
Impedance200 Ohms (output)
Frequency Range50 Hz - 16 kHz
FiltersLow Cut Filter (200 Hz): Off, On; 
Articulation Boost (3 – 5 kHz): Off, On
Sensitivity-58 dB (1.3 mV) ref 1V at 1 Pa, 1 kHz

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