Big, Innovative, Detailed, High-Performance
MSRP: $2499
Clear the air for big revealing sound. Visually stunning, the LT-381 Oceanus is a fantastic vocal mic. It’s an original high-performance transformer-less tube condenser microphone that produces full and detailed recordings.

Lauten Audio Oceanus LT-381 at a glance

redcheckmark Really shines on vocals
redcheckmark Huge sounding on drum overheads
redcheckmark Magical on pianos
redcheckmark Big, smooth and open top-end
redcheckmark Excellent for a variety of sources
Capture minute details
Our new 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule 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.
Innovative Dual-Tube circuit design
Internally the LT-381 Oceanus is a innovative blend of classic and modern day components. This microphone contains one of the most unique circuit topologies of any microphone on the market today. It utilizes a NOS military-grade pentode tube with a carefully selected operating point as the input and gain stage, and a transformer-less tube output stage. Finally, our unique vacuum tube isolation chamber reduces component temperatures as well as noise.
Included Accessories
oceanus-acc-shockmount oceanus-acc-cable oceanus-acc-psu oceanus-acc-woodbox oceanus-acc-flightcase
Shock mount Premium Cable Power Supply Wood Box Hard case
Oceanus LT-381 Features & Specifications
redcheckmark Large 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule redcheckmark Circuit: Transformer-less Vacuum Tube
redcheckmark Variable 9-step Omni, to Cardioid, to Figure-8 redcheckmark Type: Dual-diaphragm condenser
redcheckmark Vacuum tube input & output redcheckmark Freq. Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
redcheckmark Internally shock mounted capsule redcheckmark Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 (variable)
redcheckmark NOS Military grade tube at gain stage redcheckmark Dynamic Range: 100dB minimum
redcheckmark High resolution capacitors redcheckmark Impedance: <200 ohms
redcheckmark Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz 120dB
redcheckmark Self-noise level: 20dB(A)
redcheckmark Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1000Hz
redcheckmark Special power requirement provided by PSU
Douglas Green
Producer – Stone Temple Pilots, Scott Weiland
“In a world full of clones and wannabees the LT-381 Oceanus is a new voice in an otherwise crowded field of mediocre pretenders. Try this microphone on your favorite singer and I guarantee you will not be disappointed.”


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