Versatile “Swiss Army knife” of Microphones
Pictured (L-R) are George Massenburg, METAlliance co-founder; Mike Van Der Logt, LEWITT Head of Sales; Chuck Ainlay and Elliot Scheiner, METAlliance co-founders, and Kris McDougall, National Sales Manager, AM&S US distributor.
Photo by Kazuri Arai.
LEWITT’s versatile LCT 640 TS multi-pattern studio microphone has been certified by the Music Engineering and Technology Alliance (METAlliance). LEWITT, a METAlliance ProPartner, is one of the world’s most innovative manufacturers of high quality studio microphones.
METAlliance co-founder Chuck Ainlay commented, “LEWITT has designed and built a really versatile addition to microphone technology. You can work with a choice of traditional response patterns in the studio, but you also have the option of changing the polar pattern when you are mixing. Brilliant!”
“We are honored that the METAlliance has chosen to recognize the LCT 640 TS in this way. This certification is validation of the hard work and creativity of our R&D team,” says Roman Perschon, founder and CEO of LEWITT. “We have always been a forward-looking company, determined to push the boundaries of microphone design, and the LCT 640 TS perfectly captures this concept. With its ability to work as a traditional multi-pattern microphone, a stereo microphone and a mic that can change the polar pattern after the recording, we like to see it as the ‘Swiss Army knife’ of studio mics. We are confident that the certification of the METAlliance will inspire more people to take a look at the LCT 640 TS and discover the benefits that it will bring them.”
LEWITT’s LCT 640 TS can be configured as a multi-pattern microphone, a stereo microphone, and a mic that can change the polar pattern after the fact. One studio mic for precise vocal and instrument recording. Its premium-built 1-inch true condenser capsule highlights the natural character of the source sound with a full-bodied and crisp sound. With the included Polarizer plug-in, the recording engineer can conveniently set any polar pattern after the initial recording. The LCT 640 TS comes in a mil-spec transport case, including a shock mount and magnetic pop filter.
About the METAlliance
Established in 2005, the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) was founded by globally recognized, award-winning audio engineers and producers Chuck Ainlay, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt, and the late Ed Cherney and Phil Ramone. The METAlliance works with educators to help insure the skills and techniques that have developed through the history of recording are carried forward. http://www.metalliance.com
The METAlliance ProPartner program rewards those manufacturers truly deserving recognition as advocates for better quality in audio recording and reproduction. Through the ProPartner program, the organization works closely with manufacturers to evaluate, recognize, and certify products that meet the best standards for quality in the recording arts and science.
METAlliance: strategic union of music producers and engineers dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of audio recording.
Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria, LEWITT microphones are setting new standards in sound capture as a modern, innovative alternative to older, traditional technologies. Founded in January 2010 by entrepreneurial audio pioneer Roman Perschon, LEWITT is made up of a dedicated and diverse team of audio experts with a passion for quality and the in-house engineering capabilities to focus entirely on the needs of customers. Each microphone model is the result of a consultative process including many of the world’s most respected producers, sound engineers, and musicians – just part of the growing worldwide community of sound professionals who trust the faithful, pristine sound of LEWITT. Find out more at www.lewitt-audio.com