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OCEANUS LT-381

Dual-Tube FET Hybrid Extra-Large Vocal Condenser

MSRP: $2499

Clear the air for big revealing sound. Visually stunning, the LT-381 Oceanus is a fantastic vocal mic. It’s a highly unique dual-vacuum tube and transistor hybrid with a wide open transformerless output. The Oceanus LT-381 produces full and detailed recordings.

CAPTURE MINUTE DETAILS

Featuring Lauten Audio's exclusive, extra-large, 38mm dual-diaphragm capsule, this microphone 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.

DUAL VACUUM TUBE FET HYBRID CIRCUIT

Internally the LT-381 Oceanus is an innovative blend of classic and modern day components. This microphone contains one of the most unique circuit topologies of any microphone in history. It utilizes a pentode vacuum tube with a carefully selected operating point as the input and gain stage, a FET signal dividing stage, and a transformer-less vacuum tube output stage. Finally, our unique vacuum tube isolation chamber reduces component temperatures as well as noise.

OCEANUS LT-381 AT A GLANCE
  • Really shines on vocals

  • Huge sounding on drum overheads

  • Magical on pianos

  • Big, smooth and open top-end

  • Excellent for a variety of sources

  • Continuously variable cardioid, omni, and figure-8 polar patterns

SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
  • Extra-large 38mm dual-diaphragm capsule

  • Variable 9-step Omni, to Cardioid, to Figure-8

  • Vacuum tube input & output

  • Internally shock mounted capsule

  • NOS Military grade tube at gain stage

  • High-resolution capacitors

  • Circuit: Transformer-less Vacuum Tube

  • Type: Pressure gradient condenser

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 (variable)

  • Freq. Response: 20Hz-20KHz

  • Dynamic Range: 100dB minimum

  • Impedance: <200 ohms

  • Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 120dB​

  • Self-noise level: < 20dB(A)

  • Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1KHz

  • Power: Special provided by PSU

POLAR PATTERNS & FREQUENCY RESPONSE
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
Spider Shock Mount
Cable
Power Supply
Wood box
Hard Case
WARRANTY

This microphone comes with a 3 year limited warranty from date of sale from authorized dealer/distributor. Items limited to 90-days coverage include shock mounts, shock mount bands, cases, boxes, cables, microphone bags, and vacuum tubes.

Specifications and descriptions subject to change without notice.

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