Universal Audio SP-1 Standard Pencil Microphone (Pair)

Universal Audio SP-1 Standard Pencil Microphone (Pair)

Product Code: UA-SP1




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With the SP-1 small-diaphragm condenser pair, you can record acoustic instruments, drums and percussion, and live performances in stereo, with pristine fidelity for instant album-quality sound.

Key Benefits

  • Capture stringed instruments, drums, and more with a matched condenser pair
  • Harness smooth top-end for clear, professional stereo recordings in any environment
  • Add retro, road-worthy small diaphragm condenser pack to your mic collection
  • Get professional sound easily with included Apollo SP-1 presets

The Perfect Pair for Stereo Recording

As a matched stereo pair, the SP-1 adds clarity, width, and dimension to your recordings. Whether it’s tight X/Y patterns or spaced pairs, combine them how you want and hear the detail in your instrument like never before.

Capture Your Best Sounds, Anywhere

The SP-1’s classic cardioid design, high SPL tolerance, and smooth, clear top-end deliver consistently clean capture of acoustic guitars, drum overheads, percussion, horns, and more — at any volume, in any environment.

More Than your Average Pencil Mics

We engineered the SP-1 pair to be your workhorse, everyday choice for stereo recording. With a retro finish and road-worthy build, these stylish condensers are a serious studio upgrade, with vintage elegance for days.

Sound Like the Pros with Apollo Interface Presets

Take the guesswork out of getting professional sounds with custom Apollo SP-1 presets. Get the perfect EQ settings for adding shimmer to cymbals, or bolster horns and stringed instrument recordings with rich stereo sound.

The UA SP-1 Microphone Pair includes everything you need for instant pro sound, including:

  • Two mic stand mounts
  • Stereo T-bar
  • Two foam windscreens
  • Two ⅝” to ⅜” thread adapters 


Microphone Type

Small Diaphragm Condenser Pair

Polar Pattern


Frequency Range

20 Hz – 20 kHz


-38.0 (12.6 mV) ref 1V at 1 Pa, 1 kHz

Output Impedance

200 Ohms

Recommended Load Impedance

Greater than 2K Ohms

Output Connector

3-Pin XLRM

Maximum SPL

142 dB SPL, 1% THD

Phantom Power Requirements

48 VDC

Included Accessories

Two Mic Stand Mounts

Stereo T-bar

Two Foam Windscreens

Two ⅝” to ⅜” Thread Adapters


5" (128 mm) length

0.93" (23.5 mm) diameter


.28 lbs (125 g)

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