Spatial Mic

Specifications

What’s in the box?

Spatial Mic
Both a USB C to C and a USB C to A cable, 3 meter, black nylon braided
¼-20 to ⅝’’ mini swivel ball hard-mount
Foam windshield
Quick-start guide
For Download: Spatial Mic Converter plugin VST (Mac OSX & Windows) and AAX (Mac OSX)
For Download: Spatial Mic Control standalone app (Mac OSX & Windows)
For Download: User Manual

Technical Specifications

Electrical
  • 8 Channels Streaming to USB 2.0 Audio Host via USB-C Connector / 2 Channels Streaming Playback
  • 8 Channels ADAT Lightpipe Digital Output
  • USB Streaming and ADAT may be used independently or concurrently
  • Sample Rates USB: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz and 96kHz
  • Sample Rates ADAT: 44.1kHz and 48kHz
  • ADC 110dB SNR per channel, DAC 108dB SNR
  • Bit Depth: 16/24-bit
  • ADC clipping in pad mode: 131dB SPL
  • USB bus powered via USB-C or external 5v source via micro-USB
  • Headphone output: 130mW into 16 ohms via 3.5mm TRS jack
  • Live binaural monitoring using Google Resonance HRTFs  (44.1kHz and 48kHz) and live Mid-Side monitoring (88.2kHz and 96kHz)
  • Spatial Mic Converter plugin DSP filter type: 64-element frequency dependent output filter matrix
  • Individual calibration stored in each Mic for balanced array.
Capsule & Array
  • 14mm Prepolarized Condenser
  • SNR: > 72dB-A
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Max SPL for THD<3%: 120dB @1kHz
  • Array: 8 transducers1
  • Array Ordering: Looking at Spatial Mic from the front, as indicated by the knob, Capsule 1 is on the lower right (Roman numeral ‘I’). Capsule 5 is on the top ring of the capsule array and inline with microphone knob. The bottom ring contains capsule 1-4 and the top ring contains capsule 5-8.

1Based on geometry presented at the 133 AES Convention

Mechanical
  • Construction: Aluminum & Nylon
  • Spatial Mic Dimensions: Height: 6.75’’ Diameter: 2.125’’
  • Spatial Mic Weight: 0.54 lbs
System Requirements
  • Host device supporting multi-channel USB Audio 2.0 or ADAT lightpipe input
  • USB bus power via USB-C jack or external 5v / 500mA source via micro-USB
  • DAW supporting multi-channel audio tracks like Reaper, Pro Tools Ultimate or Nuendo
  • Spatial Mic Converter plugin and Spatial Mic Control app have been tested to work on Mac OSX 10.11 and higher or Windows 10. Plugin and Control app are available for download to test system.