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APOLLO 2

Take your recordings to new heights with our beautifully crafted stereo ribbon microphone

ABOUT APOLLO 2

Our gorgeous Apollo 2 is a beautiful sounding stereo ribbon microphone that has become, like the original Apollo before it, a must-have for studios, composers, venues and sound stages all round the world, from Glyndebourne to Hollywood.

 

Hand-crafted in the UK using the highest quality components including a hand-wound transformer and cutting-edge laser-welding technology, Apollo 2 will guarantee astonishing results, whatever and wherever you’re recording.

 

With its two highly sensitive ribbon motors set in X-Y Blumlein formation, Apollo 2 will capture a truly stunning and superbly accurate three-dimensional image, picking up every detail of your recording space and your instruments or voices.

APOLLO 2 HIGHLIGHTS

STEREO SOUND

A pair of ribbons

sit in Blumlein

X/Y formation

CRYSTAL CLEAR

Captures incredible

detail and

natural sound

MADE IN ENGLAND

Represents the

very best of British

engineering

FAMOUS FANS

Users include

Abbey Road Studios

and Paul Epworth

"Apollo 2 is truly a magnificent microphone. It captures the soul of your instruments or voices while also representing incredible detail. It's made me forget everything I thought I knew about ribbon mics!"

Tony Anderson, Composer/Producer

Sontronics Apollo 2 microphone close-up shot

Our hand-built Apollo 2 is crafted to ensure that the ribbons soak up all the precise details of your source and of the space you're recording in

APOLLO 2 IN USE

Ideal for stereo recording, as an overhead for orchestra, choir or instrumental ensemble, or to capture the full character of a solo instrument in stereo or mono, Apollo 2 will give you natural, expansive results with perfect clarity in the highs and a balanced depth and fullness to the mids and lows.

 

Thanks to its phantom-powered circuit and custom-wound transformers, Apollo 2 requires very little gain and no EQ, so achieving the best results is completely effortless. Our Apollo 2, Sigma 2 and Delta 2 are the first ribbon mics in the world to incorporate RFI filters in their circuitry, which means the signal remains crystal clear, even if used live.

 

Sontronics Apollo 2 really will take your breath away and impart a quality to your recordings that you didn’t imagine possible!

Sontronics Apollo 2 is perfect for piano, orchestral and choral recordings and ideal for capturing the ambience and character of your entire recording space. It also works amazingly well as an overhead microphone for drums and percussion or for small instrument and vocal ensembles.

"I couldn't quite believe it when I first heard the Apollo on my piano, it's truly stunning! I also use it as room mic, which has totally transformed my recordings."

Ben Christophers, Artist/Songwriter/Producer

IDEAL APPLICATIONS

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CHOOSE YOUR RIBBON

APOLLO 2

Stereo ribbon mic that sounds sublime on piano or overhead for orchestra, ensemble and choirs.

DELTA 2

Designed to handle more powerful sources such as guitar amps, brass, sax and drums.

SIGMA 2

Ideal for solo strings or woodwind, and for adding an intimate, vintage flavour to vocals.

TECHNICAL SPECS

MIC TYPE

Stereo ribbon

POLAR PATTERN

Blumlein X-Y

figure-of-eight (x2)

FREQ. RESPONSE

20Hz to 20kHz

SENSITIVITY

-33dB ±1dB

IMPEDANCE

≤150 Ohms

MAX.SPL

125dB

CONNECTOR

6-pin to two 3-pin (cable supplied)

POWER

Phantom power

48V (±4V) required

WEIGHT

744g (1,014g with shockmount)

DIMENSIONS

260 x 65 x 65mm

Click for the full list of technical specifications and frequency response graph

APOLLO 2 REVIEW

Resolution Magazine review of Sontronics Apollo 2 microphone

Resolution

Magazine

January 2020

"I'm enormously impressed by this fantastic microphone. I've never encountered a mic in the live field that matches Apollo for tonality, pickup and beautiful clarity."

Barry Bartlett, Audio Designer/Engineer (Glyndebourne Opera)

APOLLO 2 FOR LIFE!

Like all Sontronics microphones, our Apollo 2 is covered by our unique Lifetime Warranty. Click the link below for full details or to register your own microphone.

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