The cardioid capsule head that comes as standard with our STC-1 and STC-1S pencil mics can be easily unscrewed and interchanged with these optional OMNI omnidirectional and HYPER hypercardioid capsules, essentially giving you three mics instead of one (or, in the case of the STC-1S stereo pair, six mics instead of two!).
The hypercardioid HYPER capsule is ideal for situations where you need a much tighter pickup pattern than the traditional cardioid, for example where you might want to record one instrument or voice in a group and reduce 'spill' from the other instruments or voices.
We know that users get outstanding results from an STC-1 with HYPER capsule when used on hi-hat (within a drumkit set-up), acoustic guitar (sometimes when paired with another OMNI-eq
• hi-hat, percussion, acoustic guitar, banjo
Polar pattern: hypercardioid
Colours available: silver or black
Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 20mm
Covered by Sontronics' LIFETIME WARRANTY.