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Compare Sphere and other modeling mics to an original Sony C800G

Sometimes we get asked: "How close is the modeling to the original?" - Typically, our answer is, "Which one?" Production tolerances and aging effects of capsules and components are causing vintage mics to vary substantially from one unit to the next. But we recognize that it's still a burning question for some. Fortunately, the fantastic Audio…
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Sphere Expanded - Townsend Labs Releases Sphere 1.4 Update Adding Ten New Mics

Campbell, California, August 6, 2019: Townsend Labs is proud to announce that no less than ten new microphone models have been added to the Sphere plug-in—the software component in the award-winning and best-in-class Sphere L22 microphone modeling system. With the 1.4 update, which is free of charge, the collection now includes over 30 individual models.…
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Soyuz Microphones and Townsend Labs Announce Collaboration

Two contemporary microphone brands with very different approaches to microphone design are excited to announce their collaboration. Soyuz Microphones is known for creating high-end modern classics — microphones designed and hand manufactured in the same fashion as the iconic vintage transducers of yesteryear. Townsend Labs, on the other hand, are the inventors of multi-dimensional mic…
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Sphere L22 now supports AAX DSP for Pro Tools HDX

Townsend Labs is proud to announce that AAX DSP support is included in version 1.3 of the Sphere plug-in—the software component in the award-winning and best-in-class Sphere L22 microphone modeling system. Ever since its initial introduction, the Sphere plug-in has been available for all major native plug-in formats, as well as on Universal Audio’s UAD-2,…

Announcing the Ocean Way Mic Collection for Sphere

Townsend Labs is pleased to announce the Ocean Way Microphone Collection plug-in, exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces, which expands the capabilities of the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone system* with faithful emulations of the 12 “best of the best” vintage mics from Allen Sides' world-renowned mic locker at Ocean Way Studios. A natural…

Worldwide availability for Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Microphone Modeling System

The Sphere L22 Microphone Modeling System, first welcomed as a standout crowdfunding success by the international professional audio community, is now shipping and available for order through leading professional audio suppliers around the globe. "The crowdfunding interest generated interest from audio distributors around the world who represent many top-tier brands" states Erik Papp, Co-Founder “Now, with…

The 800 and 251 Mic Models Are Here

Townsend Labs' Sphere Microphone System now includes two new models. The first is based on the classic Telefunken 251. The later is the result of a complete study of the more modern Sony C800G. The full deep tone of the 251 is balanced by a beautiful detailed top end and heard on countless hit tracks. The 251 model…
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Demand For Townsend Labs’ Sphere 3D Microphone Through The Roof

An instant crowdfunding success story The Sphere L22 microphone, unveiled by Townsend Labs as their debut product, launched this week with a phenomenally successful international crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, raising over $100,000 (250% of its target) in 24 hours. Support is coming from across the globe including Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Poland, the…
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Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Pricing

Pricing for the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone modeling system: Suggested Retail Price: $1799* Expected Advertised Price: $1499* What’s included: Sphere L22 Microphone – high precision, dual-capsule, large-diaphragm condenser studio microphone, which can be used with or without modeling Sphere Plug-in – supports UAD, VST, AU, AAX Native Bundled Accessories 10 Foot (3 Meter) Breakout…
Production Expert mic modeling comparison audio test kitchen square thumbnail

Compare Sphere and other modeling mics to an original Sony C800G

Sometimes we get asked: "How close is the modeling to the original?" - Typically, our answer is, "Which one?" Production tolerances and aging effects of capsules and components are causing vintage mics to vary substantially from one unit to the next. But we recognize that it's still a burning question for some. Fortunately, the fantastic Audio…
Townsend Labs Sphere Expanded 1.4 update key art thumbnail 2600 px square

Sphere Expanded - Townsend Labs Releases Sphere 1.4 Update Adding Ten New Mics

Campbell, California, August 6, 2019: Townsend Labs is proud to announce that no less than ten new microphone models have been added to the Sphere plug-in—the software component in the award-winning and best-in-class Sphere L22 microphone modeling system. With the 1.4 update, which is free of charge, the collection now includes over 30 individual models.…
Townsend Labs Sphere and Soyuz Microphones announcement graphics square

Soyuz Microphones and Townsend Labs Announce Collaboration

Two contemporary microphone brands with very different approaches to microphone design are excited to announce their collaboration. Soyuz Microphones is known for creating high-end modern classics — microphones designed and hand manufactured in the same fashion as the iconic vintage transducers of yesteryear. Townsend Labs, on the other hand, are the inventors of multi-dimensional mic…
Townsend Labs Sphere AAX DSP piano keyart update header graphics square thumbnail 2000x2000

Sphere L22 now supports AAX DSP for Pro Tools HDX

Townsend Labs is proud to announce that AAX DSP support is included in version 1.3 of the Sphere plug-in—the software component in the award-winning and best-in-class Sphere L22 microphone modeling system. Ever since its initial introduction, the Sphere plug-in has been available for all major native plug-in formats, as well as on Universal Audio’s UAD-2,…

Announcing the Ocean Way Mic Collection for Sphere

Townsend Labs is pleased to announce the Ocean Way Microphone Collection plug-in, exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces, which expands the capabilities of the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone system* with faithful emulations of the 12 “best of the best” vintage mics from Allen Sides' world-renowned mic locker at Ocean Way Studios. A natural…

Worldwide availability for Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Microphone Modeling System

The Sphere L22 Microphone Modeling System, first welcomed as a standout crowdfunding success by the international professional audio community, is now shipping and available for order through leading professional audio suppliers around the globe. "The crowdfunding interest generated interest from audio distributors around the world who represent many top-tier brands" states Erik Papp, Co-Founder “Now, with…

The 800 and 251 Mic Models Are Here

Townsend Labs' Sphere Microphone System now includes two new models. The first is based on the classic Telefunken 251. The later is the result of a complete study of the more modern Sony C800G. The full deep tone of the 251 is balanced by a beautiful detailed top end and heard on countless hit tracks. The 251 model…
Townsend Labs Sphere Indiegogo Campaign Thumnail

Demand For Townsend Labs’ Sphere 3D Microphone Through The Roof

An instant crowdfunding success story The Sphere L22 microphone, unveiled by Townsend Labs as their debut product, launched this week with a phenomenally successful international crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, raising over $100,000 (250% of its target) in 24 hours. Support is coming from across the globe including Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Poland, the…
Sphere L22 plug-in promo

Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Pricing

Pricing for the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone modeling system: Suggested Retail Price: $1799* Expected Advertised Price: $1499* What’s included: Sphere L22 Microphone – high precision, dual-capsule, large-diaphragm condenser studio microphone, which can be used with or without modeling Sphere Plug-in – supports UAD, VST, AU, AAX Native Bundled Accessories 10 Foot (3 Meter) Breakout…
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