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Lewitt LCT 840 Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone

$999.00

Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone

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LEWITT’s LCT 840 is a premium-class externally polarized dual-diaphragm tube microphone designed to excel in a variety of demanding applications. Equipped with a precision-engineered 1-inch capsule, the LCT 840 exudes an exceptionally warm, classic and solid vintage sound. Equally perfect for miking vocals and instruments, this rugged multi-purpose microphone allows for highly nuanced and authentic sound reproduction in the studio and on stage. Five switchable polar patterns – omni-directional, cardioid, figure-8, wide-cardioid and super-cardioid – make the LCT 840 a highly versatile tool for professional audio engineers and performers looking for true, authentic tube sound.

Like all LEWITT microphones, the LCT 840 stands out for its extremely low self-noise of 9 dB and effective rejection of off-axis sounds. The microphone features three levels of attenuation and three switchable high-pass filters, LEDs and pushbuttons for noiseless handling on the power supply unit (PSU).

In addition to user-friendly operating controls and advanced technological features essential to memorable recordings, the LCT 840 also makes an eye-catching design statement: The microphone is equipped with a plexiglass inspection window on the front side of the body, so the illuminated tube itself is fully exposed. The inside window surface is coated with a highly conductive, yet transparent film preventing electromagnetic interference.

In short: The unique combination of innovative design, high-end technology and tube-typical sound quality ensures magic takes.

Please note, RIOTSOUND is an AUTHORIZED DEALER and direct partner of LEWITT-AUDIO. Every LEWITT product we sell comes factory sealed and includes an original factory warranty. With nearly a decade of pro-audio retail experience, at RiotSound we offer you the expertise, commitment and attentive customer service to make sure you will be 100% satisfied with your purchase, each and every time. Please shop with confidence and peace of mind.

Shop with an AUTHORIZED LEWITT DEALER and receive a 2 year warranty on your item

 

LEWITT LCT 840 FEATURES:

  • Ultra-thin 1-inch externally biased, gold-layered low-mass diaphragms with a dual triode tube ensures accurate transient response and smooth, warm and airy tube sound
  • Five polar patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8, broad cardioid and supercardioid
  • Superior dynamic range of 130 dB-A (Tube) and extremely low self-noise of 9 dB-A
  • 3-position switchable pre-attenuation pad –  0 dB, 10 dB, and 20 dB
  • Illuminated user interface and jog dials for easy handling even in dark environments
  • Noiseless pushbuttons for quick and easy attenuation and HPF selection
  • Unique features like clipping history and automatic attenuation
  • Solid die-cast metal body with a stylish, oversized tube inspection window specially coated for maximum protection against electromagnetic interference
  • Custom PSU 840 power supply unit with sturdy full-metal housing and brushed, anodized black aluminum front
  • Extra-large hexagonal ruthenium-galvanized steel mesh grille provides an open acoustic environment and prevents unwanted internal reflections
  • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated 3-pin XLR output connector
  • Comes in a black case; includes PSU 840 power supply unit, LCT 40 SHxx shock mount, LCT 40 Tr audio cable with gold-plated 11-pin XLR connectors and LCT 40 Wxx windscreen

 

LEWITT LCT 840 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Acoustical operation principle: pressure gradient transducer, externally polarized
  • Transducer (Diaphragm) size: 1 inch
  • Directional patterns: Cardioid, Broad Cardioid, Super Cardioid, Omni-Directional, Bi-Directional
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz 
  • Sensitivity: 23 mV / Pa (-33 dBV) cardioid, 20 mV / Pa (-34 dBV) omni, 23 mV / Pa (-33 dBV) figure-8
  • Signal to Noise ratio: 85 dB-A
  • Dynamic Range: 130 dB
  • Pre Attenuation Pad: switchable between -0, dB, -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Bass Cut Filter Slope: 12 dB / octave @ 40 Hz, 6 dB / octave @ 150 Hz and 300 Hz
  • Rated impedance: <150 Ohms
  • Rated load impedance: >1,000 Ohms
  • Connector: Gold-plated 3-pin XLR
  • Supply Voltage: Custom Power Supply Unit, 230V/50Hz, 110V/60Hz
  • Dimensions (microphone): 7.5″ x 2.4″ x 1.8″ in (192 x 60 x 46 mm)
  • Dimensions (PSU): 9.8″ x 5.9″ x 2.8″ in (250 x 150 x 70 mm)
  • Weight (microphone): 23.3 oz (662 g)
  • Weight (PSU): 66.8 oz (1894 g) 

All products manufactured by LEWITT feature a limited two-year warranty. This two-year warranty is specific to the date of purchase as shown on your purchase receipt. LEWITT shall satisfy the warranty obligations by remedying any material or manufacturing faults free of charge at LEWITT’s discretion either by repair and / or replacement. While under warranty, defective products can be returned to the authorized LEWITT dealer (RiotSound). RiotSound will provide assistance to expedite warranty claims for a period of two years from the original sale date.To avoid any damages in transit, please use the original packaging if available. 

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