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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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 129.56 £.


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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