sE Electronics sE8 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Item # 1408027
  • Model # SE8-U
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Fit for any challenges in the studio or on stage, the sE8 is a brand new high-performance handcrafted small-diaphragm condenser, fresh from the labs at sE.Its new hand-made capsule implements a sophis… Learn More

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Small footprint, huge sound.

Fit for any challenges in the studio or on stage, the sE8 is a brand new high-performance handcrafted small-diaphragm condenser, fresh from the labs at sE.Its new hand-made capsule implements a sophisticated backplate design that provides a perfectly balanced sound, so it's never harsh or aggressive - perfect for sources like high-hats and drum overheads.It's also one of the quietest small-capsule mics on the planet - and with the highest dynamic range and SPL handling in its class, along with attenuation pads and low-cut filters for superb flexibility, the sE8 is ready for any sounds you’re making, whether in the studio environment or demanding on-stage applications.Handcrafted True Condenser CapsuleGold-sputtered diaphragms ensure maximum reliabilityEvery capsule is handcrafted and individually tuned in our very own factoryUltra-precision electrode design optimized for superb linearity and natural sonicsUltra-thin 3 micron gold-sputtered diaphragm for superior transientsNewly developed backplate design provides smooth, natural sound & truly consistent off-axis responseSophisticated acoustic design with precision componentsAvoids coloration in demanding applicationsIncredibly Quiet Pencil MicSophisticated electronic design provides extremely low noise without the use of integrated circuitsTransformerless design for excellent transparency and clarityProven Class-A circuitry ensures a high dynamic range without distortion and brilliant transient responseTwo Switchable Pre-Attenuation PadsThe -10dB and -20dB pad switches provide extended dynamic range, enabling a wide range of applications and close-mic techniques for brass instruments, snare drums and more.Two Switchable Low-Cut FiltersSelectable at either 80Hz or 160Hz, these two filters help eliminate low-frequency rumble or footfall noise, as well as help compensate for excessive bass (proximity effect) with close-mic techniques.All-Metal Housing With Gold-Plated XLR Connector, Premium Finish & AccessoriesUnlike the cheaply constructed bodies of some small-capsule microphones, the sE8's all-metal chassis provides efficient rejection of any electrical interference and noise – and the high-quality finish and gold-plated XLR connector ensures a great look and a loss-free, reliable signal connection for years to come.The sE8 also comes standard with a newly designed mic clip that will securely attach it to any mic stand. Order the handcrafted sE8 today!

Features

  • Gold-sputtered diaphragms ensure maximum reliability
  • Every capsule is handcrafted and individually tuned
  • Ultra-precision electrode design optimized for superb linearity and natural sonics
  • Ultra-thin 3 micron gold-sputtered diaphragm for superior transients
  • Sophisticated acoustic design with precision components
  • In the Box
  • sE8 microphone
  • Mic clip (with thread adapter)
  • Windscreen

Technical Specification

sE Electronics sE8 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Audio
  • Analog or digital: Analog
  • Frequency response: 20Hz–20kHz
  • Max SPL: 139/149/159 dBSPL (0/10/20 dB pad) (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)
  • Connector: XLR
  • Pattern and Type
  • Capsule: Hand-crafted small-diaphragm true condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Type: Mounted
  • Switches: Not specified
  • Phantom power required: Yes
  • Size and Weight
  • Diameter: .91"
  • Length: 4.72"
  • Weight: 4.97 oz.
  • Included Accessories
  • Case: Yes
  • Clip: Yes
  • Shockmount: No
  • Power supply: No
  • Cable: No
  • Stand: No