Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357

Multi-Pattern Large-diaphragm FET Condenser Microphone


The FC-357 Clarion blends classic and modern FET sound. It features a uniquely tuned frequency response that produces the smooth natural character found in classic FET condenser microphones with a touch of smooth modern airiness.

Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 at a glance

• Classic FET sound with a modern touch
• Ribbon-like top-end on electric guitars
• +10dB feature great for lower-quality microphone preamplifiers
• Tuned to tame sibilant sources
• Excellent for amatures and professionals

Quality Internal Components

The FC-357 Clarion features our custom designed 28.25mm dual diaphragm capsule that accurately captures your source. The electronics include a low-noise FET and custom-wound output transformer that work together to provide you with an authentic and classic sound with a modern touch.

Unique 3-way Gain Switch

The FC-357 Clarion has the features you need to achieve the sound you want. The unique three-position attenuation and gain switch offers you powerful recording options with no adverse distortion. The +10dB gain switch, which boosts the microphone’s output, makes it less dependent on preamps to achieve excellent sound.

Clarion FC-357 Features & Specifications

• Large 28.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule
• Circuit: Solid-State low-noise FET
• Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 polar pattern switch
• Type: Pressure gradient condenser
• +10dB gain switch
• Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional & Figure-8
• -10dB attenuation switch
• Freq. Response: 25Hz-20KHz
• Low noise FET
• Dynamic Range: 120dB minimum
• High resolution capacitors
• Impedance: <200 ohms
• Custom wound output transformer
• Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz: 130dB
• Self-noise level: < 15dB(A)
• Sensitivity:16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1000Hz
• Features:-10 dB attenuation and +10dB gain
• Requires 48v Phantom power