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SE Electronics Magneto

Pricing & Availability

  • MSRP: n/a
  • Discontinued


Reviews & News

Magneto Documentation

CardioidSE Electronics Magneto

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Magneto is an entry-level electret condenser microphone with a fixed Cardioid polar pattern. It is intended for use as an all-purpose condenser.

The capsule is a back-electret design, described as a large diaphragm size although specifications have not been released.

We assume the circuit is implemented with surface-mount electronics, as is true of the X1.

The mic ships with a swivel mount. It is available in its standard black finish, or the “limited edition” metallic pink pictured above.

MusicTech, 2013

[I]ts open, natural and balanced character will work well on a wide variety of sources. While it doesn’t have the high-end sheen of some large-diaphragm condensers or the low-end weight of others, its neutral, reserved flavour means it can be used to layer multiple instruments without problematic frequency build-up in any area. This makes it a greater starter microphone…

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The mic was released in 2013.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (19.9 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
200 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 140 dB
Self-noise: 16.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
n/a n/a n/a
  • 3-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications
  • Requires phantom power
  • Phantom voltage: 12-48v

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