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Record with the greatest mics ever made.

The UA Sphere DLX modeling microphone system gives you the sound of classic mics used by everyone from The Beatles and Beyoncé to Radiohead and Frank Sinatra.



Grab the Keys to the Ultimate Mic Locker

Featuring 38 legendary mic models of Neumann, Telefunken, AKG, Sony, and more,* the Sphere DLX gives your productions the most sought-after ribbon, condenser, and dynamic microphones ever made.



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Find your Perfect Mic in Realtime with Apollo

The Sphere DLX lets you audition classic mics before, during, and after recording with any interface, in any DAW. And when paired with an Apollo interface, you can do this with near‑zero latency.





Get Stereo Sound and More from a Single Mic

Thanks to its dual-capsule design, the Sphere DLX lets you easily record piano, drums, strings, and more in stereo. You can even use different mic models on the left and right channels for a more colorful stereo image. Plus, you can blend the sound of two mono mics using Dual Mode, and get classic-sounding mic recipes on snare drums and guitar cabs.





Reduce Room Sound for Better Recordings

Easily tame room coloration for cleaner, more professional recordings using IsoSphere and its expert presets tailored for everything from your bedroom studio to popular isolation filters from sE Reflexion Filters, Aston Halo, Kaotica Eyeball,* and more.





Built to Last a Lifetime

With dual gold-sputtered diaphragms and the lowest noise of any mic in its class, the Sphere DLX outfits your studio with a premium, large-diaphragm condenser microphone, precision-built to deliver years of inspiration for your music, podcasts, and voiceovers.





Includes Everything you Need to Record

Right out of the box, the Sphere DLX mic gives you a professional shockmount, 25' cable, mic stand mount, and carrying case — so you'll be creating with the sound of legendary mics in no time.


Record with 38 of the most sought-after ribbon, condenser, and dynamic microphones ever made

Change mic type, polar pattern, and other microphone characteristics, even after tracking

Get the ultimate mic modeling system with a large-diaphragm condenser mic featuring dual gold-sputtered diaphragms and the lowest noise of any mic in its class

Record acoustic guitar, strings, horns, and more in stereo with a single microphone

Includes shockmount, mic stand mount, 25’ cable, and carrying case



Compare UA Sphere Microphones

*All trademarks are property of their respective owners and used only to represent the microphones and sound treatment modeled as part of the UA Sphere DLX Microphone Software.

Customer Reviews

UA Sphere DLX Modeling Microphone

Overall Rating

4.8/5
(9)

A. Bose

May 16, 2024

One stop solution!

Wow!! Just what I was looking for! I've tried it on multiple instruments and vocals for various recording sessions, it's incredible and detailed! The software is really easy to use as well!

J. Metzger

November 14, 2023

The led

This mic is pretty cool , minus the light show and the fact that you have to place the mic 90 degrees from the actual source seems rather peculiar . I havnt tried every modeled mic as of yet , but notice that the sensitivity seems to be consistent between models . This mic is really quiet which is a plus and set up was a breeze . Sound quality is a solid 8 out of 10 , 9 if the light was removed and 10 if it could capture stereo without having to turn the mic away from the source .

M. Pardalos

October 19, 2023

Good but waiting on V2

UA have done a well job making the originally Townsend microphone, and Sphere GUI look sexy. At its core it is a good microphone. Personally I didn’t use it like a Swiss knife, I just found a sound profile I liked and stuck with it. Sadly the sound profiles don’t change the build of the microphone, so whatever Mic-sound I chose, it still had that Sphere artifact highs. Being able to change settings from the control room is very handy! (Pad, polar pattern, lowcut, profile)

If there ever is released a version 2 where the overall quality of the mic is raised, I can’t wait to jump back on it.

R. Miller II

September 27, 2023

neve

everything top notch I sild my 1084 rack after using the plugin

P. Singh

April 10, 2023

This Mic makes my decision simple.

Awesome Product! Sweet Stereo! I was in the market for a new vocal microphone and this one hit it out of the park! Find the model best suited and the color is there, simplest decision instead of grabbing different mics I can just click a new one and backup vox are separated instantaneously, recording an acoustic? Then just click which one fits the rest of the palate and your mix is clear just from the emulations alone. I’ll use this DLX for life! You can spend your money on the real microphones and I’ll have the audience not know the difference. SWEET DEAL!!!!!

E. Peterson

April 6, 2023

Unbelievable

I am an owner of the Townsend Labs L22 which is the same as the sphere DLx. It has been the most amazing and versatile mic I’ve ever used. The software is the stuff of science fiction and lets you use the right mic every time and fix it if you didn’t setup properly. I will get more in future and convert all my mics to the l22/ dlx. Thank you to UA for making the best products that help me make my best music.

J. Aponte

February 17, 2023

Incredible value for the money

I work as a professional musician and voice-over artist and for me, this mic kills it on everything! I've auditioned for tons of major VO jobs with it, many of which were for some of the biggest companies and projects out there, and I've not had any complaints. And what gigs I've booked with it, it's aced it. Having access to a number of the industry standard mics plus extra features to be able to optimize their sound is a big deal, especially at its price point.

By far, my current favorite VO pairing is doing a 50-50 blend of the TLM-103 emulation with the Brauner VM1 emulation. Absolutely fantastic, production-ready sound with very little need to do anything to it. Add onto that the UAD emulation of the Helios Type 69, and you've got a combo that works with just about every kind of VO imaginable.

And that's not even getting into the musical applications either; this has been my go-to mic for recording acoustic guitar and vocals and it aces both of those! Having a massive amount of choices means i can have mics for just about every single style of music. Its' flexibility cannot be overstated. This is a good mic to have in the arsenal.

L. van Laer

January 13, 2023

Outstanding

I’ve been using a Neumann U87 for vocals for several years. On first listen out of the box using a classic vocal preset, the transparency and presence on the DLX surpass the Neumann. Wow.

D. Marais

January 12, 2023

Still my go-to mic years later

I am an owner of one of the early Townsend L22 mics (essentially the rebranded UA LDX) and I am still blown away by the quality and sonic textures of these mic emulations. The UA software updates make it even better. Highly recommended!