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Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone

Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone  ·  Source: Zoom

Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone

The Zoom ZPC-1 is sold in matched pairs  ·  Source: Zoom

Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone

Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone  ·  Source: Zoom

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Zoom has announced the ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone. Sold in matched pairs, the ZPC-1 is designed for studio recording, live applications and field recording / content creation. If you need an inexpensive stereo setup for a wide range of recording applications, the Zoom ZPC-1 could be an interesting new option.

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Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone

To showcase the microphone’s versatility, Zoom has photographed the new ZPC-1 condenser microphone in a variety of settings. It lends itself not only to traditional studio applications for this type of mic, such as drum overheads, acoustic guitar, or piano. The ZPC-1 is also designed to accompany Zoom’s range of portable recorders like the new F3 or F8n Pro for field recording, location sound, and all kinds of mobile content creation.

Zoom ZPC-1

ZPC-1 on location

Zoom matches each pair of ZPC-1’s at two frequencies (100 Hz and 1 kHz). According to the manufacturer, this helps to ensure accurate stereo recordings and a consistent sound in a variety of stereo configurations such as X/Y or A/B. The microphone offers a cardioid polar pattern and a frequency range of 40 Hz to 20 kHz. Zoom also states a maximum sound pressure level of 134 dB SPL and a signal to noise ratio of 82 dB. The microphones require 48 V phantom power to operate.

Each pair of ZPC-1 pencil condenser microphones comes with two foam windscreens, two mic clips, two 5/8”-3/8” thread adapters and two carrying pouches.

Zoom ZPC-1

Each set comes with two mic clips and two windscreens

Price and availability

The Zoom ZPC-1 matched pair small diaphragm condenser microphones will be available in the third quarter of 2022. The manufacturer states a retail price of GBP 183 (including 20% VAT) or EUR 213.01 (including 19% VAT).

More information about the Zoom ZPC-1

Zoom ZPC-1

ZPC-1

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  • The ZPC-1 is designed for studio and field recording: Zoom
  • Each set comes with two mic clips and two windscreens: Zoom
  • Zoom ZPC-1: Zoom
Zoom ZPC-1 small diaphragm condenser microphone

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