Lauten Audio Oceanus LT-381

Transformer-less Dual-Tube Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone


Clear the air for big revealing sound. Visually stunning, the LT-381 Oceanus is a fantastic vocal mic. It’s an original high-performance transformer-less tube condenser microphone that produces full and detailed recordings.

Lauten Audio Oceanus LT-381 at a glance

• Really shines on vocals
• Huge sounding on drum overheads
• Magical on pianos
• Big, smooth and open top-end
• Excellent for a variety of sources

Capture minute details

Our new 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule captures minute details of the sound source. A Lauten Audio original design, the Oceanus capsule is one of largest in the microphone world, making it part of the unique Oceanus sound.

Innovative Dual-Tube circuit design

Internally the LT-381 Oceanus is a innovative blend of classic and modern day components. This microphone contains one of the most unique circuit topologies of any microphone on the market today. It utilizes a NOS military-grade pentode tube with a carefully selected operating point as the input and gain stage, and a transformer-less tube output stage. Finally, our unique vacuum tube isolation chamber reduces component temperatures as well as noise

Included Accessories

• Shock mount
• Premium Cable
• Power Supply
• Wood Box
• Hard case

Oceanus LT-381 Features & Specifications

• Large 31.25mm dual-diaphragm capsule
• Circuit: Transformer-less Vacuum Tube
• Variable 9-step Omni, to Cardioid, to Figure-8
• Type: Dual-diaphragm condenser
• Vacuum tube input & output
• Freq. Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
• Internally shock mounted capsule
• Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omni & Figure-8 (variable)
• NOS Military grade tube at gain stage
• Dynamic Range: 100dB minimum
• High resolution capacitors
• Impedance: <200 ohms
• Max. SPL: 0.5%THD@1000Hz 120dB
• Self-noise level: 20dB(A)
• Sensitivity: 16mV/Pa OR -36±2dB 0dB=1V/Pa 1000Hz
• Special power requirement provided by PSU