Condenser Microphones


  • Ideal acoustic guitar, drum, percussion, piano and room/overhead recording
  • Pair of SL230 medium-diaphragm studio condenser microphones
  • Class-A FET design provides smooth, full-frequency response
  • True gold-sputtered condenser capsules with 6-micron membrane
  • Cardioid pickup pattern rejects back and side sounds
  • 150 dB Max SPL with the -15dB pad (135 dB without PAD engaged)
  • Switchable 75Hz filter reduces rumble and sub-sonic vibrations
  • Requires 48V phantom power


  • Custom padded, rugged protective case
  • Two SM9 microphone shock mounts and windscreens


The Sterling SL230MP is a matched pair of SL230 studio and live venue condenser microphones that provide outstanding stereo imaging for ultra-realistic reproduction of acoustic instruments, percussion, piano, choirs, orchestras, live field recordings and much more.

Each of the two medium-diaphragm, Class-A FET mics come equipped with true, gold-sputtered 6-micron diaphragm capsules, superior matched frequency response and output characteristics of +/– 1dB, resulting in solid stereo consistency for level matching.
Sterling SL230MP Matched Pair Studio & Live Condenser Microphones
A switchable 75Hz filter and switchable -15dB pad make the SL230MP a versatile “go to” pair for a wide variety of high-volume sources.
The SL230MP comes complete with removable indoor/outdoor windscreens, customized shock mounts, and a generously padded protective carry case that guards each SL230 mics from damage during transport and storage.


Circuit Type: Low-Noise FET Circuitry
Polar Patterns: Cardioid
High Pass Filters: 75 Hz / 12dB per Octave
Attenuation Pad: Switchable -15dB
Sensitivity: 8mV/Pa
Maximum SPL at 1.0% THD: 135dB
Maximum SPL with PAD Engaged at 1.0% THD: 150dB
Equivalent Noise: < 22dB SPL
Typical Load Impedance: >1000 Ohms
Output Source Impedance: 200 Ohms transformerless
Dimensions: 5.9" long, 0.87” max. dia.
Power: 48V Phantom Power
Matched Pair Tolerance: ≤1dB Frequency Response and Sensitivity

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