Dynamic studio vocal microphone with low cut and articulation boost
Get the sounds of iconic dynamic mics with Hemisphere mic modeling
Cardioid polar pattern rejects off‑axis sounds and room noise
Flat frequency response (50 Hz–16 kHz) for natural‑sounding recordings
Shape vocals and instruments with SD‑1 Apollo Channel Strip Presets
Internal shockmount reduces low‑end rumble and mechanical noise
Rear-mounted XLR jack for easy cable management
Built-in windscreen reduces plosives and breath noise
Quality UA craftsmanship and stylish, rugged build
The SD-1 is Universal Audio’s flagship dynamic microphone for recording and live use,
features Hemisphere mic modeling, a cardioid polar pattern, selectable low cut, and
articulation boost switches.
Capture Your Best, Every Time
With the SD-1 Standard Dynamic Microphone and Hemisphere mic modeling, you can
capture vocals, instruments, livestreams, and podcasts like a pro, quickly giving you
polished studio sound that’s broadcast-ready.
● Capture close-miked vocals and instruments with a classic dynamic cardioid mic
● Get the sound of iconic dynamic mics with Hemisphere mic modeling
● Get natural-sounding recordings with SD-1’s flat, wide-range frequency response
● Add clarity and presence with low-cut and enhanced articulation boost switches
Get Pro Vocals, Anywhere
The SD-1 delivers studio-grade sound and style, no matter where you record. It’s tailor-
made for close-miked speech and vocals, with a simple cardioid design that naturally
rejects background noises like fans, refrigerators, and noisy bandmates.
Get the Sound of Classic Mics with Hemisphere
Using the same award-winning tech as our UA Sphere modeling microphones, the free
Hemisphere mic modeling plug-in gives you the authentic sound of iconic dynamic mics
from RCA, Sony, Sennheiser, and more — in realtime with Apollo or natively in your
DAW.* You can also shape the sound of your recordings using filter, proximity effect,
and axis controls — even after tracking.
Shape your Sound with Quick Controls
Reduce rumble and mud from recordings with the SD-1’s selectable low cut filter. And
with its enhanced articulation boost, vocals and instruments will instantly stand out with
Deck Out your Desktop Studio
With a sleek modern design and rear-mounted XLR jack for easy cable runs, the SD-1
will instantly level-up your production space. Whether it’s music, podcasts, livestreams,
or Zoom meetings, your new go-to home studio mic has arrived.
Capture your Best Recordings Yet
The SD-1 features an internal shockmount and built-in windscreen, meaning your
recordings and livestreams will automatically sound cleaner, with less handling noise
and breath sound.