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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

  • Microphone type: electret-condenser
  • Transducer type: MEMS
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Polar pattern: omni-directional
  • Output impedance: 300 Ω
  • Sensitivity: 14 mV/Pa
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 65 dB (A)
  • Dynamic range: 106 dB
  • Maximum sound level: 124 dB SPL
  • Power requirements: +48V phantom power
  • Connector type: 3-pin XLR
  • Weight: 64 g
  • Microphone clip diameter: 21 mm

What's included

  • SoundID Reference Measurement Microphone
  • SoundID Reference Microphone Clip
  • Individual multi-angle calibration profiles for 0°, 30°, and 90° off-axis measurements, incl. 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
  • macOS 11 Big Sur, 12 Monterey, 13 Ventura, 14 Sonoma
  • Windows 10, 11
  • Stable internet connection (offline use not supported)
  • 2.0 stereo speaker system (with or without subwoofer), or a supported 2.1-9.1.6 multichannel speaker system (see supported formats here)
  • XLR to XLR audio cable
  • Microphone stand 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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