Which microphone models are currently available for Sphere?

The included Sphere Core plug-in has the following mic models:

  • LD-47K
  • LD-49K
  • LD-67
  • LD-67 NOS
  • LD-251
  • LD-800
  • LD-87
  • LD-87 TK
  • LD-414 Brass
  • LD-414 Nylon
  • LD-414 US
  • LD-414 T2
  • LD-563
  • LD-017T
  • SD-451
  • SD-416
  • RB-4038
  • RB-77DX Satin
  • RB-77DX Umber
  • DN-57
  • DN-7
  • DN-409N
  • DN-409U
  • DN-421N
  • DN-421S
  • DN-421B
  • DN-12A
  • DN-12E

The UAD Ocean Way Mic Collection plug-in, exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces, expands the capabilities of the acclaimed Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone system with 12 ultra-precise emulations of the “best of the best” vintage mics from Allen Sides’ world-renowned mic locker.

  • OW-47 (based on Neumann U47)
  • OW-12 #1 (based on AKG C12)
  • OW-12 #2 (based on AKG C12)
  • OW-49 (based on Neumann M49)
  • OW-269 (based on Neumann M269)
  • OW-800 (based on Allen Sides’ prototype Sony C800G)
  • OW-50 (based on Neumann M50)
  • OW-K53 (based on Neumann KM53)
  • OW-K54 (based on Neumann KM54)
  • OW-55 (based on Sony C55P)
  • OW-K3A (based on RCA KU-3A)
  • OW-57U3 (based on Shure SM57 Unidyne III)

 

The UAD Bill Putnam Sr. Mic Collection plug-in, exclusively for UA Audio Interfaces and UAD hardware, adds nine vintage mic emulations — modeled from Bill Putnam Sr.’s renowned collection — to the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone.

  • BP-251E (based on Telefunken Ela M 251E)
  • BP-251A (based on Telefunken Ela M 251)
  • BP-47M (based on Neumann U47)
  • BP-67 (based on Neumann U67)
  • BP-12a (based on AKG C12A)
  • BP-37A (based on Sony C37A)
  • BP-405 (based on Sennheiser 405)
  • BP-44BX (based on RCA 44)
  • BP-545 (based on Shure 545)

 

All modeled product names are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Townsend Labs Inc. These product names and descriptions are provided for the sole purpose of identifying the specific products that were studied during Sphere’s sound model development.