Lauten Audio LT-381 Oceanus Dual Tube Condensor Microphone (Used)
This microphone is in excellent condition and comes with all of the original packaging. Included are two spare tubes, the carry case, the shockmount, power supply, power cable, and the microphone cable (not pictured). The polar pattern can be changed from cardioid to omni to figure 8 and several in-between settings. The sound is highly detailed because of the especially large diaphragm, and the microphone is useful for many different applications.
Dual-Tube FET Hybrid Extra-Large Vocal Condenser
Clear the air for big revealing sound. Visually stunning, the LT-381 Oceanus is a fantastic vocal mic. It’s a highly unique dual-vacuum tube and transistor hybrid with a wide open transformerless output. The Oceanus LT-381 produces full and detailed recordings.
CAPTURE MINUTE DETAILS
Featuring Lauten Audio’s exclusive, extra-large, 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule, this microphone captures minute details of the sound source. A Lauten Audio original design, the Oceanus capsule is one of largest in the microphone world, making it part of the unique Oceanus sound.
Internally the LT-381 Oceanus is an innovative blend of classic and modern day components. This microphone contains one of the most unique circuit topologies of any microphone in history. It utilizes a pentode vacuum tube with a carefully selected operating point as the input and gain stage, a FET signal dividing stage, and a transformer-less vacuum tube output stage. Finally, our unique vacuum tube isolation chamber reduces component temperatures as well as noise.
OCEANUS LT-381 AT A GLANCE
Really shines on vocals
Huge sounding on drum overheads
Magical on pianos
Big, smooth and open top-end
Excellent for a variety of sources
Continuously variable cardioid, omni, and figure-8 polar patterns
SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
Extra-large 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule
Variable 9-step Omni, to Cardioid, to Figure-8
Vacuum tube input & output
Internally shock mounted capsule
NOS Military grade tube at gain stage
Circuit: Transformer-less Vacuum Tube
Type: Pressure gradient condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 (variable)
Freq. Response: 20Hz-20KHz
Dynamic Range: 100dB minimum
Impedance: <200 ohms
Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 120dB
Self-noise level: < 20dB(A)
Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1KHz
Power: Special provided by PSU