Lauten Audio Eden LT-386

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Lauten Audio FC-357 Clarion FET style condenser microphone., Large-diaphragm condenser tube microphone with unique multi-voicing circuitry and Harmonic Sound Shaping offering three distinct voicings.

At a glance

  • Three tube microphones in a single enclosure
  • Multi-voicing provides three distinct tube microphone timbres
  • Harmonic Adjustment adds three timbral variations to each Multi-voicing selection
  • Selectable polar patterns for focused to open sound 
  • NOS EF806 tube for warmth and colour
  • Custom wound output transformer for mix-ready sound
  • Designed and built-in Silicon Valley, CA by the Lauten Audio family

The Lauten Audio Eden is a large-diaphragm condenser tube microphone with unique multi-voicing circuitry and Harmonic Sound Shaping offering three distinct voicings.

The Lauten Audio Eden boasts an extra-large precision-crafted 38mm capsule and offers 3 polar patterns, omni, cardioid and figure-of-eight. Combined with its Harmonic Sound shaping and multi-voicing technology, this microphone delivers a wide range of tones ranging from warm and smoky to modern and open.

Multi-voicing circuitry

The Eden microphone features a unique circuitry that creates three separate signal paths accessible via a switch. In the neutral position, the Eden offers a smooth and earthy tone with a natural balance and control of sibilant.

A Gentle mode offers a dark and sultry sound full of vintage character. This mode can be used for vintage type sounds or to compensate for overly bright or abrasive sounds. 

The Forward mode adds noticeable presence and boldness without sounding harsh and is suitable for modern productions.

Harmonic Sound Shaping

The Eden includes a three-position filter that interacts with the multi-voicing circuit. ranging from subtle to dramatic, the harmonic sound shaping is a powerful tool to impact the overall feel and harmonic content of each voicing. 

The Off mode, lets the entire signal through without affecting the signal, ensuring the full harmonic saturation and frequency balance of the voicing.

The Hard mode focuses the timbre towards the midrange to add accentuation and articulation. Used with the Forward mode, it will add natural presence and authority that suits modern productions like pop or R&B vocals.

The Soft mode on the hand will reduce overbearing low frequency and mud, adding clarity and openness. Used with the Soft mode, it creates an authentic vintage tone. 

Unique Capsule and 3 Polar Patterns

The 38mm capsule is one of the largest in the world and is made in silicon Valley and tuned by hand to capture the most authentic and realistic sound.

The one-of-a-kind transducer offers a choice of three polar patterns: omni, cardioid, and figure-of-eight depending the engineer's requirements.

Only the Best

The Lauten Audio Eden uses a NOS EF806 tube and includes a custom hand-wound output transformer made in the US to add an elegant and flexible touch and ensure the captured sound is mix-ready.

Every aspect of the microphone has been built-in and finished in-house in Silicon Valley, California. the solid brass enclosure is hand-made with durable and non-toxic ceramic coating and cured in an oven before being fitted with nickel-plated crown and suspension.

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