Your no.1 choice for Cheap Electric Guitars - Cheap Acoustic Guitars - Cheap Guitar Effects pedals - Guitar Books and a whole host of other cheap musical instruments

Cheap M-Audio Sputnik Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone

M-Audio Sputnik Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone



The M-Audio Sputnik is a multi-pattern large-diaphragm vacuum tube condenser microphone that with figure-eight and omni-directional patterns. Sputnik is an ideal microphone for a number of critical vocal and instrumental applications. The large-diameter Mylar diaphragm features an evaporated-gold coating which provides a uniform and even response. The inverse-mounted vacuum tube delivers an ultra-clean, uncoloured sound. Solid brass offers integrity to the body and the tuned backplate as well. Sputnik comes with a shock mount, dedicated power supply cable and a custom flight case.

Infuse your recordings with the lush, classic sound of a rare, vintage mic using the extraordinary Sputnik vacuum tube microphone from M-Audio. Equipped with a military-grade vacuum tube, Sputnik delivers an open, ultra-clean, and uncolored sound. This 6205M pentode tube is wired as a triode and features an inverted, socketless mount for improved audio integrity.

Inside, the evaporated-gold diaphragm captures every detail. The head amp offers superior transient response and can be pushed to exhibit graceful overload characteristics. Three selectable polar patterns and a tuned brass backplate allow Sputnik to provide outstanding performance in any application. Tailor the response to match your needs using the switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz high-pass filter. This premium package comes complete with a dedicated power supply and seven-pin cable, shock mount, soft bag, and custom flight case.


  • 1" diameter, 3-micron evaporated-gold diaphragm
  • Switchable cardioid, figure-eight, and omni polar patterns
  • 20 Hz - 20 kHz frequency response, ± 1 dB
  • Hand-selected military-grade 6205M vacuum tube
  • Dual-layer steel grille offers solid protection
  • Solid brass body; tuned solid brass backplate
  • Switchable 10 dB pad and 80 Hz filter (12 dB/octave)
  • Dedicated power supply with 7-pin cable
  • Includes shock mount, bag, and flight case


  • Type: Large-Diaphragm Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Diaphragm: 1" diameter; 3 micron evaporated 24 karat gold
  • Tube: Military-grade 6205M pentode, wired as a triode
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid / Figure-Eight / Omni (switchable)
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 kHz; ± 1 dB
  • Sensitivity: 30 mV/Pa (-30.5 dB V)
  • Max. SPL for 0.5% THD: 132dB; 142 dB using -10 dB Pad
  • Equivalent noise level: 18dB?A weighted
  • Output impedance: 200 ohm transformer isolated
  • Recommended load impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Power requirement: Dedicated supply (provided)
  • Connector: 7-pin cable
  • Dimensions (H x W X D): 8.25" x 3" x 2"
  • Weight: 1.6 lbs.