Lauten Audio

Lauten Audio LA-220

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  • Regular price R 6,400.00


The LA-220 is an articulate and full-bodied FET condenser microphone that punches far above its weight. This sonically flexible design is equipped with two dedicated filters for analog sound-shaping, a transformer balanced output for classic harmonic saturation and warmth, and an ultra-low-noise USA made JFET for powerful, present sound. Ideal for use on both Female and Male vocals, as well as percussion, the LA-220 puts the classic qualities of beloved vintage microphones into an accessible package ideal for both home and professional recording studio environments.

FLEXIBLE SOUND
Immediate analog sound-shaping comes courtesy of the LA-220’s two onboard filters. This allows you to shape sounds at the source, removing the need to change microphones to get the sound you want. Add warmth to a bright vocal or remove harshness and boominess from an acoustic guitar at the flip of a switch.

QUALITY CAPSULE
The capsule of a microphone captures music’s most meaningful moments and converts them into electricity with relentless results. Our custom-made, 32mm capsule provides a modern, vibrant timbre without the harshness often found in affordable microphone designs, making it an ideal choice for vocals, acoustic guitar and percussion.

PRO QUALITY WITHOUT THE PRICE TAG
The LA-220 signal path is hand-populated with high resolution, low distortion polypropylene capacitors and resistors, a US made JFET, and a vintage-inspired output transformer. The result is a powerful, present, mix-ready sound without the high noise floor of many classic microphones.

DESIGNED & TESTED IN SILICON VALLEY, CA
Each LA-220 is lovingly designed and crafted to last a lifetime by the Lauten Audio family.

IN THE BOX
• LA-220
• Spider Shock Mount

IDEAL FOR USE ON
• Male and Female Vocals
• Acoustic Guitar
• Drum Overheads

SPECIFICATIONS
• Type: Transformer balanced FET condenser
• Capsule: 32mm pressure gradient
• Polar Patterns: Cardioid
• Freq. Response: 20Hz-20KHz
• Dynamic Range: 120dB minimum
• Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 130dB​
• Impedance: <200 ohms
• Self-noise level: < 15dB-A
• Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa -40dB (0dB=1V/Pa 1KHz)
• Connector: 3-pin XLR
• Power: Requires 48v Phantom Power