Sontronics DM-1S review: specs & price

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Small diaphragm condenser microphone

The Sontronics DM-1S is a Small diaphragm condenser microphone with a Specially tuned to snare drum miking as well as other percussions such as djembe,...

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Name Oktava MK-012 Capsule MSPSchoeps Mono-Set MK 22Shure R189W-A WhiteTelefunken M60 FET Cardioid Stereo-SetOktava MK 012 Cardioid Cap MSP SilverJZ Microphones BT-201/3Schoeps Stereo-Set MK 22JZ Microphones BT-201/3S Matched PairEhrlund Microphones EHR-DSchoeps Stereo-Set MK 21
Description Hyper-Cardioid Capsule Matched PairCMC-622 SetMini-Shotgun Microphone CartridgeCondenser Small Diaphragm Microphone Stereo Set2 Microphone CapsulesSmall Diaphragm Condenser MicrophoneMicrophone Stereo SetConsists of:Small Diaphragm Condenser MicrophoneRobust High-End Condenser MicrophoneMicrophone Stereo Set
Battery Powered
Directional Microphone
Stereo Pair
Switchable lowcut
Switchable pad
CharacteristicHyper-cardioidCardoidHyper-cardioidCardoidCardoidCardoidCardoidBall, cardioidCardoidWide cardioid
Polar pattern-Wide cardioid-Cardioid---Cardioid, open cardioid and open cardioid -20dBCardioidWide cardioid
Frequency response-40Hz - 20kHz50 - 17,000 Hz-------
Sensitivity-10mV / Pa-33 dBV-------
Dimensions---140 x 21 mm-161.5 x 24 mm-161.5 x 24 mm53 x 95 mm-
Weight---119 g----170 g-
Diaphragm-----13 mm-13 mm--
Frequency range-----20 Hz - 20 kHz-20 Hz - 20 kHz7 - 87,000 Hz-
Output impedance-----50 ohms-50 ohms--
S / N Ratio DIN / IEC 651 A-weighted-----82 db-A-82 db-A--
Maximum SPL 0.5% THD at 1000 ohms-----140 dB-140 dB--
Weight with capsule-----140 g-140 g each--

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Sontronics DM-1S Condenser Microphone For Snare
  • Sontronics DM-1S Condenser Microphone for Snare DrumsMain Features. All the new Sontronics drum mics have been tested to destruction before launch by various musicians, producers and engineers including Flood (U2, Killers, Arctic Monkeys, etc), so you can be sure it won't let you down.
  • Item location: BOURNEMOUTH, GB

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The Sontronics DM-1S is a Small diaphragm condenser microphone with a Specially tuned to snare drum miking as well as other percussions such as djembe, congas, bongos etc., Requires 48 V phantom power, XLR connection & Includes microphone holder. The retail price is 128.56 £.


Frequency range30 - 20000 Hz
Sensitivity8 mV / Pa
Polar patternCardioid
Pad switch0dB, -10 dB
Equivalent noise14 dB (A)
Max. SPL (0.5% THD @ 1000 Hz)135 db (with 10 dB pad)
Dimensions95 x 22 x 22 mm
Weight90 g
Battery PoweredNo
Directional MicrophoneNo
Stereo PairNo
Switchable lowcutNo
Switchable padYes

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