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"Playing a violin is, after all, only scraping a cat's entrails with horsehair." -Alan Watts



'SweetSpot' Professional cello microphone kit.  Contains high spec, high fidelity voiced condenser microphone, with an anti-vibration rubber mount, and in-line pre-amp.

The "SweetSpot' microphone quickly and easily attaches to the cello strings just behind the bridge and is secured with an anti-vibration detachable rubber mount. Sound quality is comparable to high-end DPA mics, and with the mini-XLR connector is fully compatible with Shure preamp systems. Small size and lightweight. Great for cellists, sound engineers, recording studios, church, and schools.

The single-point condenser microphone is specifically designed for cello.  (Violin, viola, and Double Bass are also available).

With high sensitivity, fast transience, and a large dynamic range.  Wide frequency response, specific high frequency response, and an excellent transient response.
No tools required. Easy to secure and mount directly onto the cello without interfering with your freedom of movement while playing. Just clip the "SweetSpot' microphone onto the strings behind the bridge, and adjust the flexible gooseneck to your preferred position.  Non-invasive, and a perfect way to attach a microphone to even the most precious instrument.

Kit Contains:
-'SweetSpot' Condenser microphone with 2.4 meter cable with mini-XLR plug (Shure pre-amp compatible).
-In-line Preamp.  Mini-XLR / Cannon plug adapter (48v phantom power supply), with belt clip.
-Anti-vibration rubber mounting clip
-Professional carry case


  • Microphone element: Condenser

  • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional

  • Microphone Dimensions: Φ6.0 * 2.7mm

  • Sensitivity: - 47db ± 2db

  • Frequency response: 65Hz - 8KHz

  • Output impedance: ≤ 2.2KΩ

  • Working Voltage: 48v Phantom, or DC 2.0-10 volts

  • Signal to Noise ratio: >58dB

  • Arm length 105mm

Endeavour 'SweetSpot' Instrument microphones are made in China to the specifications, quality standards, and design requirements of "The String Workshop", New Zealand.