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Lewitt LCT 240
Lewitt LCT 240
 
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Product Code: 9999-11667

 

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Details

With the Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone 2/3-inch diaphragm condenser microphone, Lewitt introduces a high precision multi-purpose mic that sets new benchmarks in terms of performance and ease of use. Designed for use in live performances as well as (home) studio recordings, the LCT 240 will leave a lasting impression with users expecting accurate and unaltered tracking of speech, vocals and instruments.

The LCT 240 is equipped with a high-performance back-electret capsule delivering a warm, distortion-free and natural sound. With very low self-noise and an enhanced dynamic range that ensures high sensitivity, the LCT 240 allows for detailed sound reproduction in any setting. Like all models of the Authentica series, the LCT 240 also features a transformerless circuitry which makes it immune to electromagnetic interference.

Technological improvements such as automatic attenuation and clipping history, as well as an illuminated user interface and pushbuttons that allow for noiseless switching, make this sturdy all-rounder a highly convenient and reliable choice.

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Features

  • Cardioid polar pattern and 2/3-inch capsule for effective isolation of the intended sound source and minimal background noise
  • Wide dynamic range and low self-noise
  • Key-lock, clipping history and automatic attenuation
  • Noiseless pushbuttons for attenuation and HPF selection
  • Immune to electromagnetic interference thanks to transformerless output stage
  • Rugged black die-cast body ensures long life
  • Hexagonal steel-mesh grille with black matte finish
  • Illuminated user interface for quick and easy handling
  • Gold-plated 3-pin XLR output connector
  • Comes in a cardboard box with foam layers; includes DTP 40 Mts shock mount, LCT 40 Wx windshield and DTP 40 Lb leather bag

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Applications

  • Live and studio sound
  • Podcasting
  • Recording, home recording
  • Vocals
  • Musical instruments

Lewitt LCT 240 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone Specifications

  • Acoustical operating principle: Pressure gradient transducer, permanently polarized
  • Transducer ??: 17 mm, 0,67 inch
  • Directional pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 ... 20.000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 8 mV / Pa (-42 dBV)
  • Signal / noise ratio: 78 dB-A
  • Equivalent noise level: 16 dB-A, cardioid (IEC 61672-1)
  • Dynamic range of mic. amp.: 130 dB-A
  • Max. SPL for 0,5 % THD
    • 146 dB, 0 dB pre-attenuation
    • 156 dB, 10 dB pre-attenuation
    • 166 dB, 20 dB pre-attenuation
  • Pre-attenuation pad: 10 dB, 20 dB, switchable
  • Bass cut filter slope
    • 12 dB / octave at 40 Hz
    • 6 dB / octave at 300 Hz
  • Rated impedance: <150 ohms
  • Rated load impedance: >1.000 ohms
  • Supply voltage: 48 V +/- 4 V (IEC 61938)
  • Current consumption: 4,7 mA (IEC 61938)
  • Connector: gold plated 3-pin XLR
  • Dimension
    • 138 x 52 x 36 mm
    • 5,43 x 2,04 x 1,42 inch
  • Net weight: 310 g, 10,9 oz

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What We Think - Lewitt LCT 240 Review

The Lewitt LCT 240, simply put ?" engage the 300Hz roll off, and get to recording some acoustic guitars, or any acoustic stringed instrument for that matter. It has a focused (but not choked) sound, that like its big brothers, is natural and pleasing. This quickly became one of my favorite acoustic guitar mics, and isn??t too shabby on snare and drum overheads either.

-Ryan Ferris

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Blown away! December 25, 2012
Reviewer: AJ from Guntersville, AL United States  
I received two of these for Christmas and boy, what a surprise! I own an AKG c414 and while I love it on everything, a pair of these in a stereo configuration will blow it away. It's a very modern sounding microphone. Clean, crisp, not harsh, extremely quiet so make sure you have decent preamps. Like the c414, it is super low noise so you don't have to worry about the low frequency hum from your central air or any low level distant noise. These mics are very focused on where you place them. Beautiful imaging, and a big boost around 9-10 kHz that really opens up the top end and that is so smooth, you'll swear you're listening to a much more expensive microphone. I wanted to mention the features a little bit, but you can clearly read about them in the description and I'll just say the lock feature is extremely useful, as are the frequencies Lewitt chose for the roll off. I cannot wait to try these as overheads on my drum kit! That's it, A+, 5 Stars, Two thumbs up! BUY THIS MICROPHONE!

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