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Universal Audio SP-1 Standard Pencil Microphone (Matched Pair) Standard


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A matched stereo condenser pair with vintage vibe.

The SP-1 Standard pencil microphone matched pair from Universal Audio gives you crisp, accurate stereo recording for a range of instruments. Featuring small-diaphragm condenser capsules and cardioid polar patterns, these mics capture the subtle nuances of your performance. With the included Hemisphere modeling plug-in, you can recreate the sounds of classic microphones for a vintage vibe. Whether you want shimmering highs for drum overheads or warm lows for an acoustic guitar, the SP-1s are a versatile, high-performance stereo microphone solution for studio or live use.

Pristine Stereo Image

Perfect for recording stringed instruments, percussion, piano and more, the SP-1 pair provides a spacious stereo image with pinpoint accuracy. Their matched cardioid capsules ensure a balanced, phase-coherent signal for natural-sounding results. With a frequency range of 20Hz–20kHz, these mics capture the full range of your instrument without coloration. The SP-1s high SPL handling and low self-noise also make them ideal for louder sound sources.

Classic Microphone Models at Your Fingertips

The included Hemisphere modeling plug-in recreates the authentic sounds of prized vintage microphones, allowing you to shape your tone in new ways. Choose from models based on mics like the AKG C451, Neumann KM84 and others. Dial in different mic positions, polar patterns and frequency responses to find the ideal match for your instrument. Whether you want extra sizzle on cymbals or a mellow warmth for vocals, Hemisphere provides a library of legendary mic sounds.

Roadworthy and Studio-Ready

Built to high standards with premium components, the SP-1 pair handles the demands of both studio and live work with ease. Their solid metal chassis and mic clips provide stability for critical recording and durability for touring. With a vintage-inspired design and included accessories like foam windscreens, travel case and a stereo T-bar, these mics have retro style to match their classic sound.

Capture Your Best Tones Anytime, Anywhere

With simple, reliable condenser technology, the SP-1s make high-quality stereo recording accessible for any musician. Their consistent performance allows you to achieve professional results in any environment, from a dedicated studio space to a rehearsal room or stage. When paired with a portable audio interface, these mics provide an easy way to record your best takes on the go. For stunning stereo imaging and the versatility of classic mic models in one solution, the SP-1 Standard pencil microphone matched pair delivers.

  • Microphone Type: Matched small-diaphragm condenser pair
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz–20kHz
  • Sensitivity: -38.0 (12.6 mV) ref 1V at 1 Pa, 1kHz
  • Output Impedance: 200 ohms
  • Recommended Load Impedance: Greater than 2 kOhms
  • Output Connector: 3-pin XLRM
  • Maximum SPL: 142dB SPL, 1% THD
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 48 VDC
  • Dimensions: 5" (128 mm) length, .93" (23.5 mm) diameter
  • Weight: .28 lb. (125 g)
  • Included Accessories
    • Two mic stand mounts
    • Stereo T-bar
    • Two foam windscreens
    • Two 5/8" to 3/8" thread adapters


    • Capture stringed instruments, drums and more with this matched condenser pair
    • Get the sounds of iconic small-diaphragm condenser mics with Hemisphere mic modeling
    • Harness smooth top-end for clear, professional stereo recordings in any environment
    • Add retro, road-worthy small-diaphragm condenser pack to your mic collection