Classic FET sound with a modern touch
MSRP: $1299

The FC-357 Clarion blends classic and modern FET sound. It features a uniquely tuned frequency response that produces the smooth natural character found in classic FET condenser microphones with a touch of smooth modern airiness.

Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 at a glance
redcheckmark Classic FET sound with a modern touch
redcheckmark Ribbon-like top-end on electric guitars
redcheckmark +10dB feature great for lower-quality microphone preamplifiers
redcheckmark Tuned to tame sibilant sources
redcheckmark Excellent for amateurs and professionals

Quality Internal Components
The FC-357 Clarion features our custom designed 28.25mm dual diaphragm capsule that accurately captures your source. The electronics include a low-noise FET and custom-wound output transformer that work together to provide you with an authentic and classic sound with a modern touch.


Unique 3-way Gain Switch
The FC-357 Clarion has the features you need to achieve the sound you want. The unique three-position attenuation and gain switch offers you powerful recording options with no adverse distortion. The +10dB gain switch, which boosts the microphone’s output, makes it less dependent on preamps to achieve excellent sound.

Included Accessories
clarion shockmount
Shock mount

clarion woodbox
Wood box

Clarion FC-357 Features & Specifications
redcheckmark Large 28.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule
redcheckmark Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 polar pattern switch
redcheckmark +10dB gain switch
redcheckmark -10dB attenuation switch
redcheckmark Low noise FET
redcheckmark High resolution capacitors
redcheckmark  Custom wound output transformer
redcheckmark Circuit: Solid-State low-noise FET
redcheckmark Type: Pressure gradient condenser
redcheckmark Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional & Figure-8
redcheckmark Freq. Response: 25Hz-20KHz
redcheckmark Dynamic Range: 120dB minimum
redcheckmark Impedance: <200 ohms
redcheckmark Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 130dB
redcheckmark Self-noise level: < 15dB(A)
redcheckmark Sensitivity:16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1000Hz
redcheckmark Special Features:-10 dB attenuation and +10dB gain
redcheckmark Requires 48v Phantom power

 


MusicTech Magazine Clarion Review
“The Lauten Audio Clarion produces BIG, clear sounds with a refreshing absence of sibilance.”

Clarion FC-357 Polar Pattern and Frequency Response Channels

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