Cardioid condenser microphone

The FI-INS is a cardioid condenser microphone, designed for demanding instrument recordings and performances that require extended frequency response, high SPL handling, fast transient response and compact size.

The FI-INS1 is tailored to the instrument miking needs of professional musicians and sound engineers in both live performance and sound recording.

The FI-INS1 is easy to position, durable and manufactured with high standards and tight tolerances.

Features Applications Specifications
  • Exceptionally lively, clear sound
  • Rugged design
  • Very high sound pressure handling capability
  • Excellent directivity across the whole frequency range
  • Wide frequency response
  • Captures the shimmer and the contact of sticks, mallets and hands
  • A sensitive mic with a wide, flat response ideal for live amplified and acoustic instruments.
  • Extremely well-suited for reproduction of stringed instruments, woodwinds and cymbals
  • Its main areas of application are acoustic guitars, cymbals, percussion, overhead, orchestras, grand pianos etc.
Technical data
Transducer principle Electret condenser
Frequency response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Pick-up pattern Cardioid
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz) 7 mV/Pa
Nominal impedance (at 1 kHz) 100 Ω
Min. terminating impedance 1 kΩ
Max. sound pressure level 140 dB SPL
Phantom powering 48 V / 2.2 mA
Connector XLR-3
Dimensions Ø 20mm, L = 100mm
Weight 93g