Blue Microphones Bluebird SL


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Bluebird SL delivers pristine, highly versatile sound that makes every detail of your performance come to life. With a high-pass filter and -20dB pad, Bluebird SL is ideal for capturing standout vocal performances, expressing the true tone of guitars, piano and more with extended upper clarity, smooth mids and rich lows. Next stop, top-flight sound.

With the original Bluebird microphone, Blue set a new standard for modern recording mics. Bluebird SL advances that legacy with refined sonics and versatile switches to capture exceptionally clear and powerful sound that makes ears perk up and listen. Add in an updated design to inspire your best performances, and what you get is a best-selling Essential Series condenser mic.

Every component of Bluebird SL is specially designed to deliver modern, crystal-clear tone. The hand-built capsule utilizes a fine, gold-sputtered Mylar diaphragm that delivers superior resonance at higher frequencies to help vocals cut through the mix. The sculpted rear backplate ensures balanced sound across the entire frequency spectrum. And discreet Class-A circuitry maximizes the accuracy of your sound.

Bluebird SL is a one-of-a-kind mic for every kind of performance. The new onboard switchable 100Hz high-pass filter and -20dB pad give you the flexibility to track a wide variety of sound sources with nuance and power. Use Bluebird SL to capture a singer’s unique vocal character in stunning detail, achieve full-frequency guitar recordings and more.

Product Features

* Extended upper clarity with smooth mid frequencies for any voice or instrument
* Hand-built proprietary large-diaphragm cardioid capsule for full, open sound
* High-pass filter and -20dB pad for ultimate versatility
* Works great with home studio USB audio interfaces

Technical Specifications

Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient
Polar Patterns: Cardioid
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
Sensitivity: 28.5 mV/Pa at 1 kHz (1 pa = 94 dB SPL)
Output Impedance: 50 ohm
Rate Load Impedance: Not less than 1k ohm
Maximum SPL: 138dB SPL (0.5%)
S/N Ratio: 82.3 dB-A
Noise Level: 11.7
Dynamic Range: 126.3 dB
Power Requirement: +48V DC Phantom Power
Weight: 455g
Dimensions: 222.5mm x 47.5mm
HPF: 100Hz, 12db per octave
PAD: -20dB

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