Sontronics STC-3X Pack - Multi-Pattern LDC Mic with Accessories

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Sontronics STC-3X Pack - Multi-Pattern LDC Mic with Accessories


Sontronics STC-3X Pack - Multi-Pattern LDC Mic with Accessories

The Sontronics STC-3X Pack is 3-pattern (cardioid, omni, figure-8), dual large-diaphragm condenser mic with -10dB pad, 75Hz low-cut filter, and comes with spider-style shockmount, nylon mesh pop filter, XLR cable, and mic pouch.

The Sontronics STC-3X Pack is not just an all-in-one recording package aimed at the home studio or recording musician (though pros are finding it a great option as well), it’s one of the most affordable large-diaphragm condenser mics that offers  professional-quality recording, plus the versatility that multi-pattern mics provide. The STC-3X features dual one-inch, gold-sputtered diaphragms housed in a large, open grille. Plus, its high-pass filter and pad give it greater flexibility. The STC-3X Pack also comes with a full complement of accessories, including a spider-style shockmount, nylon mesh pop filter, 15' (5m) XLR cable, and vinyl, pouch with zipper and leather look.  

Sontronics STC-3X Pack-Just the Facts:

  • Large-diaphragm condenser mic
  • 3 polar patterns: omni, cardioid, figure-of-eight
  • 3-stage pad (0dB, -10dB, -20dB) and 3-stage filter (linear, 75Hz, 150Hz)
  • Clear mids and highs, solid low end
  • Smooth roll-off in high frequencies
  • Extremely versatile
  • Comes with free pop screen, shockmount, 15' (5m) XLR cable and zippered pouch
  • Protected by a lifetime warranty

Sontronics STC-3X Pack-Behind the Grille

The British-designed STC-3X microphone is a multi-pattern condenser featuring the three most commonly used polar patterns-cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-of-eight. These are selectable via a simple switch on the rear of the mic. In figure-eight mode, the STC-3X lets you pick up room ambience without setting up an additional mic-perfect for ensemble miking, stringed instruments, for face-to-face harmony vocals or rapping, cross-table interview, and also for X-Y or mid-side stereo miking applications.

The STC-3X boasts a dual one-inch, gold-sputtered diaphragm housed in a large, open grille. Its filter and pad controls make it a versatile, flexible workhorse in any recording situation. In fact, thanks to its three-stage pad and three-stage filter, as well as its three polar patterns and bundled accessories, the Sontronics STC-3X mic, is a best-seller for educational facilities (see below for a small list of schools and colleges using it). Like all Sontronics mics, the STC-3X microphone is protected a free lifetime warranty.

The Sontronics STC-3X is available in black or silver and comes with the following FREE accessories:

  • Spider-style shockmount (with two spare elastics)
  • Pro-quality, nylon-mesh pop filter (modeled on the best-selling ST-POP)
  • 15' (5m) female-to-male XLR cable
  • Vinyl, leather-look, microphone pouch

Sontronics STC-3X Pack applications

The STC-3X gives stunning results on everything from male and female vocals to acoustic guitar, piano, percussion, saxophone, and other acoustic instruments. It also works extremely well on spoken word, making this a great set-up-and-go option for voiceover, broadcast, and podcast. All you need is an interface and some headphones.

Professional users report that the Sontronics STC-3X provides impressive results on amplified sources, such as guitar amps, bass cabs, and re-amping monitor outputs. In omni mode, STC-3X is fantastic for room and overhead miking, as well as ensemble recording (backing vocals, choral, instrumental, orchestral or rock band).

Recommended uses:

  • Male and female vocals
  • Broadcast and voiceover
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Guitar amps (use with care)
  • Solo strings, woodwind, and brass
  • Piano
  • Vocal and instrumental ensemble
  • Drums and solo percussion
  • Room and overhead miking

What the pros are saying about the Sontronics STC-3X Pack

“Excellent package that far outperforms its price.” - Chris Pavey (ProSoundWeb)

"Our STC-3X mics have taken over-their amazing clarity, fantastic balance and supreme versatility make everything else in the studio redundant!" - James Horwood, Soundlab Studios

"It records beautifully for voice, piano, guitar, percussion and even for room miking. It just sounds fantastic and it's so versatile too" - Sam Hughes, voiceover artist

"We include the STC-3X in blind tests on our recording workshops and it's amazing how this mic almost always gets chosen as the listeners' favorite, even when it's up against mics five times the price!" - Mike Charters, (The Showreel)

Sontronics STC-3X users:

  • Will McNicol, singer-songwriter
  • Steve Moreno, artist-songwriter
  • Soundlab Studios
  • Cantine di Badia studio, Italy
  • Martin Wright, voiceover artist
  • Two'Sync, YouTubers
  • Kwake, bassist/drummer/producer
  • Arne Rostitz-Rieneck, voiceover
  • Sound Architect Studios
  • Artrix Theater, Bromsgrove
  • The Showreel
  • Tuúma Intyale, artist-producer
  • Argyll College
  • Folkestone School For Girls
  • Henley College
  • Mid Kent College
  • Newcastle University
  • Point Blank colleges
  • Poole Grammar School
  • Platform One College
  • Truro School
  • Wolverhampton University

The Sontronics STC-3X Pack not only provides everything you need for recording right out of the box, it'll make you sound and feel like a professional without breaking the bank. Order yours today. For more information, call or chat online with your PAD Studio Consultant.

  • Polar patterns: Cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-eight
  • Filter: 3-stage (linear, 75Hz, 150Hz)
  • Pad: 3-stage (0dB, -10dB, -20dB)
  • Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa -35dB ±2dB
  • (0dB = 1V/Pa @ 1,000Hz)
  • Impedance: ≤200 Ohms
  • Equivalent noise level: 18dB (A-weighted)
  • Max SPL (for 0.5% THD @ 1kHz): 120dB
  • Power: Phantom power 48V required
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR (cable included)
  • Dimensions: 7-5/8" x 2-3/32" x 2-3/32" (194 x 53 x 53mm)
  • Weight: 1.4 lb. / 640g (1.9 lb. / 841g)
  • Comes with: shockmount, 2 spare elastics, pop filter, 15' 5m) XLR cable, zippered microphone pouch

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