Small condenser modeling microphone
A next generation modeling microphone with impressive recording capabilities, allowing you to get creative by applying the sound of more than a dozen classic microphone models. The Edge Note is a perfect studio solution for capturing a wide range of musical instruments. Thanks to its exceptionally high Sound Pressure level and extra features like the Pad attenuation and High-pass filter make the Edge Note the ideal choice for instrumentalists, sound engineers and studio owners who are searching for a flexible, high-quality affordable recording tool.
Mic modeling technology reproduces the sound of classic microphone models either natively inside your DAW or via FPGA processing inside an Antelope interface (in real time).
High sound pressure level provides plenty of headroom to record loud sources such as drums, guitars, brass instruments and more.
Pad attenuator functionality with -10 and -20db ensures virtually zero distortion or clipping–even with the loudest sources.
Compact size and stylish black matte color.
Fully compatible with 3rd party audio interfaces. Optimized for use with Antelope Audio discrete technology preamps.
Innovate with all the classics
The Edge Note takes on the character of some of the finest small diaphragm mics in existence, delivering stunning detail and realism.
A total of 13 mic emulations reproduce the sound of legendary microphones used in the best recordings from the last century. They can be used in real-time with an Antelope interface (via Synergy Core processing). If the user doesn’t have an Antelope interface, a native plug-in emulation is available for any DAW and the microphone emulations can be easily applied to the dry audio recording
*iLok 2 or 3 required to use emulations as native plugins within your DAW
The key to transparent recordings
The flat frequency response of the Edge Note provides an exceptionally clean signal. Capturing the smallest detail of an acoustic guitar or a graceful cello becomes an easy task.
Capturing audio in the most neutral way without dramatically boosting frequencies across the spectrum ensures that when applied, the mic emulations will sound as close as possible to the original microphone being emulated.
Loudness is no obstacle anymore
With an astonishing SPL of 146dB, the Edge Note is an excellent choice for recording the loudest sources. Get the most out of a drummer’s performance or a blasting trumpet solo without clipping the converter. For particularly demanding scenarios, the attenuation pad can reduce the level with -10 or -20dB. Additionally, the high-pass filter facilitates the handling of the low-end frequencies and negative aspects of the proximity effect.
13 microphone emulations of classic microphone models
Back-electret design provides transparent, balanced sound, & accurate transient responses
Cardioid polar pattern suitable for wide variety of recording scenarios
Frequency response of 20Hz–20kHz covers the audible spectrum
Signal-to-noise ratio of 69dB
Pad attenuation switch (-10db and -20dB) improves close-miking of loud sources, ensuring a clean signal without distortion.
Maximum sound pressure level of 146dB
High-pass filter switch (75Hz and 115Hz) eliminates low-frequency rumble and compensates for proximity effect
Metal housing and black-matte finish provides style and endurance
Includes shock mount holder to eliminate unwanted vibrations and provide easy positioning
48V DC Phantom Power required
Included Mic Emulations
Edge Note comes with 13 mic emulations, accessible via native plug-in or within an Antelope interface:
Diaphragm type: Back-electret Condenser
Diaphragm diameter: 0.63" (16.1mm)
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Freq. response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Sensitivity: -42dB | 8mV/Pa (+/-3dB)
SNR: 69dB (A)
Max input SPL: 146dB
Output impedance: 65 Ohms
Power Requirements: 48V DC Phantom Power
Output Connector: 3-pin male XLR
Color: Black matte
Dimensions (mic body): 4.5" x 0.8" (114mm x 20mm)
Mount: Shock absorber type
Breakout Cable: not included
Inside the box
Edge Note small condenser microphone
Getting started guide
Shock mount holder