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Blue Microphones Blackout Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Blackout)

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Product highlights

  • Integrates perfectly with USB audio interfaces and mixers
  • Custom, large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule
  • Produces superbly detailed, focused sound
  • Blue’s Class-A JFET electronics deliver rich harmonic audio
  • 100Hz low-cut filter reduces rumble from your room or desk
  • -20dB pad keeps your stream free of distortion
  • Comes with a wooden storage box
  • Includes a custom shock mount
  • For game streamers, podcasters, and musicians worldwide

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Blue Microphones Blackout Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Blackout)

Upgrade your home studio or streaming setup to full broadcast studio level with the Blue Microphones Blackout Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone that brings Blue’s legendary studio sound to your space. With a professional XLR connection and versatile switches, Blackout Spark SL gives you that broadcast studio voice that will transform your podcasts, Twitch game streams, and YouTube videos. The large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule and JFET electronics deliver superb detail and rich harmonic audio for the ultimate in professional sound. Upgrade to Blackout Spark SL and hear why Blue is the number one choice for game streamers, podcasters, and musicians worldwide.

From Studio to Streaming

For more than two decades, the world’s greatest artists and studios have trusted Blue XLR microphones. And today, many of the world’s elite podcasters, gaming teams, and Twitch streamers use Blue mics to achieve professional-level audio performance. Create podcasts that stand out from the rest, elevate your gaming and streaming to a competitive level, and enhance your YouTube videos with Blue.

Inside the Sound

At the heart of Blackout Spark, SL’s sound is Blue’s custom JFET design, which ensures the capsule’s backplate is evenly charged and delivers consistent, detailed, and transparent sound at all times. Blackout Spark SL also features discreet Class-A circuitry to maintain a pure signal. Add Blackout Spark SL to your next game stream to achieve pristine broadcast studio sound and blow away your audience.

Switch to Versatility

Blackout Spark SL features a new 100Hz high-pass filter and -20dB pad to bring professional versatility to your projects. Are things getting intense on your stream? Use the -20dB pad to keep your voice clear and crisp. Experiencing rumble or other low noises from your desktop? Flip the 100Hz high-pass filter and start recording. Blackout Spark SL’s incredible flexibility makes it easy to produce superbly detailed audio during any application.

Bring Blue's Legendary Studio Sound to Your Space

Blackout Spark SL is for streamers and podcasters who are serious about their audio. The custom-tuned capsule immediately ups your game with detailed, rich sound. An included shockmount makes sure your audio is clean and free from ambient vibration and bumps. And, you can tailor your sound with the onboard switches. Delight your audience with broadcast-quality game streams, podcasts, and recordings. The difference between a bedroom and a broadcast studio is a Blue microphone. For years, Blue mics have helped the Internet’s favorite YouTube stars, game streamers, podcasters, and voice-over artists take their projects to the professional level.

Specifications

Microphone
Form Factor Large Diaphragm Mic / Stand / Boom Mount
Primary Applications Studio Recording, Podcast, Streaming
Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
Capsule Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Orientation Side Address
Circuitry Solid-State (JFET)
High-Pass Filter Yes
Tone Adjustment No
Gain Adjustment No
Indicators No
On-Board Controls Yes
Windscreen No
Physical
Color Black
Mounting Type Shock Mount
Weight 0.74lb
Included Case Hard Case
Power
Operating Voltage +48V DC Phantom Power
Bus Power Yes

Questions

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You will receive a full refund when you return an item in its original manufacturer’s packaging, undamaged and unmarked. If the item you are returning is priced at less than $35, you will be charged a 15% restocking fee. Please note you will not be refunded any shipping charges. 
You have 30 days to make a return. During the holiday season, from November 1 to December 31, we extend the return window to 60 days. 
If your order has been noticeably damaged in transit, we strongly recommend that you refuse delivery and notify us immediately. Claims for missing items or items damaged in transit must be made within 48 hours of delivery. If there is carrier damage, please contact [email protected] with your order number and a description of the damage. 
Oh no! Please contact our customer service team so we can resolve the issue immediately. You can call us on 1.800.221.0828, email us at [email protected], or send us a message here.  
We do not currently offer exchanges. Please return the item you purchased within 30 days and order what you’d like instead. 
If you ordered a kit, you must return all components and accessories to receive a full refund. 
If you ordered a product that included a free item, you must include the free item with your return. If not, your return will not be accepted and you will not receive a full refund. 
We currently only offer camera repairs at our Brooklyn store. The item must be dropped off and collected in person as we do not accept shipped items for repair. For more information, please call our Brooklyn store on 1.718.431.7900. 
Most items can be returned within 30 days for a full refund. Click here to read our full return policy. 

Shipping and Returns

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All orders placed by 4PM( EST), Monday through Thursday, and by 11AM (EST) on Friday, are shipped same day. Orders placed outside these times will ship the next business day. We do not ship internationally or to Puerto Rico, Guam and other US territories at this time. For more details click here.

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Flexible, Easy Returns

If you're not happy with your purchase for any reason, our flexible 30-day free return policy makes it easy to get a full refund. Click here to view our return policy.

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Blue Microphones Blackout Spark SL Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Blackout)

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