Universal Audio launches two new premium microphones

Universal Audio is known for top software emulator imitate the quality of more expensive equipment. Afterward enter the micro model space Last year with the L22, the company returned with a pair of mics that, although quite expensive, could appeal to serious bedroom makers.

The Sphere DLX is the higher-end model for $1,499. It emulates 38 classic dynamic studio, condenser and tape mics — including models from Neumann, Telefunken, AKG, Sony, and others. (That’s from the 34 models the LP22 simulated last year.) UA says the DLX can record acoustic guitar and overhead drums into stereo with just one microphone. Additionally, it can “easily adjust colors in the room for cleaner, more professional recordings using IsoSphere presets specifically designed for the bedroom studio and isolation filters. popular cups.”

The Sphere LX is a smaller (and slightly cheaper) model that supports 20 tape, condenser, and dynamic mic models. The $999 microphone features a gold double diaphragm and what UA describes as the lowest noise of any microphone in its class.

A singer in the studio with eyes closed singing into the UA Sphere LX micrô microphone

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UA says both models allow you to “change microphone type, polar pattern and other characteristics, even after monitoring with any interface, in any DAW”. Additionally, they feature Apollo interface presets designed to help users achieve professional sound quickly with near-zero latency. Each unit comes with a carrying case, microphone stand, and cable (25 feet for the Sphere DLX and 10 feet for the LX). The DLX also includes a shock absorber mount.

Both microphones are currently shipping worldwide. While the new models will likely be too expensive for many burgeoning creators, the microphones are still relatively affordable compared to the high-end device they emulate (some can cost upwards of $5,000). ). At the very least, they offer more options for experienced podcasters, streamers, and musicians looking to upgrade their sound quality.

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