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Blue Microphones Bluebird SL - Pair

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Quick Overview

The Bluebird is a large-diaphragm cardioid condenser, utilizing Blue’s renowned microphone technology and Class-A discrete circuit...

 

TOTAL VERSATILITY FOR EVERY SESSION

We built Bluebird SL with total versatility in mind. The discrete Class-A circuitry and hand-built large diaphragm cardioid capsule deliver sonic accuracy, transparency and exceptional punch. You get the flexibility to track a wide variety of sound sources—from vocals, acoustic instruments and piano, to amp cabs, drum overheads and percussion. It’s a one-of-a-kind mic, for every kind of performance.

 

HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES:

  • Capture a singer’s unique vocal character in stunning detail
  • Get full-frequency guitar and instrument recordings
  • Track any instrument, for any genre, with one mic

 

A COMPLETE SOLUTION

Bluebird SL is one of our best-selling condenser microphones. Professionals and recordists around the world use it to record music, voice-overs and more. Bluebird SL also includes a custom shockmount, metal mesh pop filter and custom protective wood box, making it a complete microphone solution ready for recording.

 

 

MODERN SOUND FOR MODERN MUSICIANS

When you’re in need of modern vocals that jump out with clarity, punch and presence, there’s the Bluebird SL microphone. The sonic accuracy and powerful punch is perfect for creating tracks that sparkle with energy and make ears perk up and listen.

 

 

 


 

TRUE BLUE HERITAGE

The world’s top artists and studios use Blue microphones to create their signature styles. Each mic in our lineup features unique personality, distinct sonic characteristics and specialized features so you can capture your own iconic sounds. Bluebird SL brings this same heritage for inspiring and design and performance to your music.

A Bluebird SL IN HAND IS WORTH TWO...

Want to add depth, complexity and ambience to your tracks? Recording in stereo with two Bluebird SL mics delivers all that and more. Experiment with “XY” and “Decca Tree” mic placements when recording piano, acoustic guitar, drums and percussion—or even your favorite amplifier. With Bluebird SL’s pristine sound quality and clarity, you can capture the rich detail of any instrument.

 

 

SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS

In studio for voice, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, strings, drum overheads, or any other instrument imaginable.

  1. Male Vocals
  2.  
  3. Female Vocals
  4.  
  5. Voice Overs
  6.  
  7. Podcasting
  8.  
  9. Acoustic Guitar
  10.  
  11. Electric Guitar
  12.  
  13. Drums
  14.  
  15. Percussion
  16.  
  17. Piano
  18.  
  19. Strings

 


 

FULL FEATURES

  • Discrete Class A-circuitry for high-end performance
  • Hand-built proprietary large-diaphragm capsule for full, open sound
  • Accurate presence and transparency for any voice or instrument
  • High output with balanced full-frequency response
  • Works great with home studio USB audio interfaces

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 27mV/Pa at ikHz (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)
  • Output Impedance: 50Ω
  • Rate Load Impedance: Not less than 1 kΩ
  • Maximum SPL: 138dB SPL (2.5kΩ, 0.5% THD)
  • S/N Ratio: 87 dB-A (IEC 651)
  • Noise Level: 7 dB-A (IEC 651)
  • Dynamic Range: 131 dB (@2.5kΩ)
  • Power Requirement: 
    +48V DC Phantom Power (IEC 268-15)
  • Weight: 480g
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 45mm

 

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

  • Protective wooden Box
  • S3 Shock
  • Custom pop filter

 

 
 

“the Bluebird SL sounds smoother through the mid-range and upper mid-range, but with a sparkly brightness towards the top of the spectrum”

—Sound on Sound

“This is yet another good quality mic from Blue, and one that can truly be described as a versatile, general-purpose mic. ”

—Sound on Sound

 
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