SE Electronics X1S

Large-diaphragm condenser microphone

  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Handmade capsule
  • Noise: 9 dB (A)
  • Boundary sound pressure level: up to 160 dB (THD 0.5%)
  • LoCut filter: 80 Hz, 160 Hz
  • Pad: 0 dB, -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Gold-plated XLR contacts
  • Requires 48 V phantom power
  • Dimensions (diameter x height): 58 x 168 mm
  • Weight: 440 g
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  • Ballad Female - Dry
  • Ballad Female - FX
  • Ballad Male - Dry
  • Ballad Male - FX
  • Blues Male - Dry
  • Blues Male - FX
  • Metal Male - Dry
  • Metal Male - FX
  • Pop-Rock Female - Dry
  • Pop-Rock Female - FX
  • Rock Female - Dry
  • Rock Female - FX
  • Rock Male - Dry
  • Rock Male - FX
  • Soul Female - Dry
  • Soul Female - FX
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Further Information

Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern No
Omnidirectional No
Cardioid No
Figure-8 No
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included No
USB Microphone No
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Polyvalent, clarity and respectful
mmilian, 26.03.2018
I use this mic for many purpose, in studio or in live.

Main use and I love it, one mic for the whole drumset (thanks to the drummer that plays himself in a very balanced way), inside the drums set.

I have used it for an acustic guitar and mix with the line, signal also perfect to get the real feel of the natural resonance of low ends.
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Nice cheap mic.
Eternal Baron, 21.02.2020
First of all - mic is fills like 2/3x more cost.
It's heavy, so your stand must be good :)
Mic is very sensitive and balance in sound. You can reach all details.
I've use it as mono OH and it's very good.
I've also mic guitar cab.
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I love Se
Dimos, 07.04.2020
i compared this microphone with the se 2200a ii c that I had for years. And this one is more clear. It has a nice presence in the high frequencies of the vocals. But i miss the body in the low frequencies that i have with se 2200a ii c.
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Amazing for the price
Amag , 19.11.2019
Amazing on voice , I use all the time I plan to get another
Proximity effect is a bit noticeble , but the filters will help you with any low end problem
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