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SoundID Reference Measurement Microphone

without Software


Product description

An omnidirectional measurement microphone with an individual calibration profile. Every microphone has been measured by Sonarworks acousticians against an ANSI-certified measurement microphone. This means perfect accuracy within the audible range and freedom from sample-to-sample irregularities.

Every user can download a 21-day trial for SoundID Reference for Speakers & Headphones. Enjoy unlimited functionality and finally hear how your speakers really sound!   

Microphone specification

  • Houses pre-polarized electret-condenser capsule
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20kHz with supplied calibration profile
  • Omnidirectional polar pattern
  • Sensitivity is rated at -37dB/Pa (14 mV)
  • Self-noise: 24 dB
  • S/N ratio: 70 dB
  • Dynamic range: 106dB
  • Maximum SPL: 132 dB SPL

What's included

  • SoundID Reference Measurement Microphone with an XLR connection
  • Individual multi-angle calibration profiles for 0°, 30°, and 90° off-axis measurements in .swmic format (Sonarworks software native format) to be used with SoundID Reference
  • Individual multi-angle calibration profiles for 0°, 30°, and 90° off-axis measurements in TXT format for third-party use

System requirements for SoundID Reference compatibility

  • Valid license for SoundID Reference for Speakers and Headphones, or SoundID Reference for Multichannel
  • Mac: macOS 10.14; 10.15; 11 Big Sur; 12 Monterey, 13 Ventura
  • PC: Windows 10; 11
  • Stable internet connection (offline use not supported)
  • 2.0 stereo speaker system, or a multichannel speaker system
  • XLR to XLR audio cable
  • Microphone stand and clip (ø 21mm / 0.83”) for multichannel system measurements
  • Audio interface requirements during the speaker measurement process:
    • +48v Phantom Power support
    • The same audio interface must be used for input/output
    • The audio interface must support and be set to one of the following sample rate formats: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
    • The audio hardware setup must consist of a single external hardware device only (additional preamp units are supported)

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