Blue Microphones Spark Blackout SL XLR Condenser Microphone (Black)

For streamers and podcasters who are serious about their audio

Available: Out of Stock
$378.00 $399.99

Ready to upgrade your home studio or streaming setup to full broadcast studio level? Blackout Spark SL brings Blue’s legendary studio sound to your space. With a professional XLR connection and versatile switches, Blackout Spark SL gives you that broadcast studio voice that will transform your podcasts, Twitch® game streams and YouTube videos. The large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule and JFET electronics deliver superb detail and rich harmonic audio for the ultimate in professional sound. Upgrade to Blackout Spark SL and hear why Blue is the #1 choice for game streamers, podcasters and musicians worldwide.

From Studio to Streaming
For more than two decades, the world’s greatest artists and studios have trusted Blue XLR microphones. And today, many of the world’s elite podcasters, gaming teams and Twitch® streamers use Blue mics to achieve professional-level audio performance. Create podcasts that stand out from the rest, elevate your gaming and streaming to the competitive level, and enhance your YouTube videos with Blue.

Inside the Sound
At the heart of Blackout Spark SL’s sound is Blue’s custom JFET design, which ensures the capsule’s backplate is evenly charged and delivering consistent, detailed and transparent sound at all times. Blackout Spark SL also features discreet Class-A circuitry to maintain a pure signal. Add Blackout Spark SL to your next game stream to achieve pristine broadcast studio sound and blow away your audience.

Switch to Versatility
Blackout Spark SL features a new 100Hz high-pass filter and –20dB pad to bring professional versatility to your projects. Things getting intense on your stream? Use the –20dB pad to keep your voice clear and crisp. Experiencing rumble or other low noises from your desktop? Flip the 100Hz high-pass filter and start recording. Blackout Spark SL’s incredible flexibility makes it easy to produce superbly detailed audio during any application.

Product Features

  • XLR connection integrates perfectly with USB audio interfaces and mixers
  • Custom, large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule for superbly detailed, focused sound
  • Blue’s Class-A JFET electronics deliver rich harmonic audio
  • 100Hz low cut filter increases clarity, reducing rumble from your room or desk
  • –20dB pad keeps your stream free of distortion when things get intense

Technical Specifications

  • Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 34.9 mV/Pa at 1 kHz (1 pa = 94 dB SPL)
  • Output Impedance: 50 ohm
  • Rate Load Impedance: Not less than 1k ohm
  • Maximum SPL: 136 dB SPL (1k, THD 0.5%)
  • S/N Ratio: 73 dB-A
  • Noise Level: 16.4 dB-A
  • Dynamic Range: 119.6 dB
  • Power Requirement: +48V DC Phantom Power
  • Weight: 336g
  • Dimensions: 220.5mm x 45mm
  • HPF: 100Hz, 12db per octave
  • PAD: –20dB

Ready to upgrade your home studio or streaming setup to full broadcast studio level? Blackout Spark SL brings Blue’s legendary studio sound to your space. With a professional XLR connection and versatile switches, Blackout Spark SL gives you that broadcast studio voice that will transform your podcasts, Twitch® game streams and YouTube videos. The large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule and JFET electronics deliver superb detail and rich harmonic audio for the ultimate in professional sound. Upgrade to Blackout Spark SL and hear why Blue is the #1 choice for game streamers, podcasters and musicians worldwide.

From Studio to Streaming
For more than two decades, the world’s greatest artists and studios have trusted Blue XLR microphones. And today, many of the world’s elite podcasters, gaming teams and Twitch® streamers use Blue mics to achieve professional-level audio performance. Create podcasts that stand out from the rest, elevate your gaming and streaming to the competitive level, and enhance your YouTube videos with Blue.

Inside the Sound
At the heart of Blackout Spark SL’s sound is Blue’s custom JFET design, which ensures the capsule’s backplate is evenly charged and delivering consistent, detailed and transparent sound at all times. Blackout Spark SL also features discreet Class-A circuitry to maintain a pure signal. Add Blackout Spark SL to your next game stream to achieve pristine broadcast studio sound and blow away your audience.

Switch to Versatility
Blackout Spark SL features a new 100Hz high-pass filter and –20dB pad to bring professional versatility to your projects. Things getting intense on your stream? Use the –20dB pad to keep your voice clear and crisp. Experiencing rumble or other low noises from your desktop? Flip the 100Hz high-pass filter and start recording. Blackout Spark SL’s incredible flexibility makes it easy to produce superbly detailed audio during any application.

Product Features

  • XLR connection integrates perfectly with USB audio interfaces and mixers
  • Custom, large-diaphragm cardioid condenser capsule for superbly detailed, focused sound
  • Blue’s Class-A JFET electronics deliver rich harmonic audio
  • 100Hz low cut filter increases clarity, reducing rumble from your room or desk
  • –20dB pad keeps your stream free of distortion when things get intense

Technical Specifications

  • Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 34.9 mV/Pa at 1 kHz (1 pa = 94 dB SPL)
  • Output Impedance: 50 ohm
  • Rate Load Impedance: Not less than 1k ohm
  • Maximum SPL: 136 dB SPL (1k, THD 0.5%)
  • S/N Ratio: 73 dB-A
  • Noise Level: 16.4 dB-A
  • Dynamic Range: 119.6 dB
  • Power Requirement: +48V DC Phantom Power
  • Weight: 336g
  • Dimensions: 220.5mm x 45mm
  • HPF: 100Hz, 12db per octave
  • PAD: –20dB

Delivery Rates

We charge a flat rate of $6 NZD per shipment, not including heavy and bulky goods. 

Please note we have a $50-$60 rate for shipping heavy and bulky goods like chairs and desks which will be calculated at checkout. 

 Most orders are shipped using New Zealand Post and these parcels are shipped with no-signature required. For our heavy and bulky goods, these are shipped via Mainfreight with signature required.

Delivery Times

Gorilla Gaming orders ship from Mighty Ape, based in Auckland, New Zealand.

We use Courier Post for most orders, which allows for fast and reliable delivery to destinations across their comprehensive domestic network. Delivery times vary depending on a product's stock status and the intended delivery address.  

Overnight Delivery

Most 'In stock' products are delivered overnight anywhere in New Zealand – provided the order is placed before cut-off time. Our Overnight Delivery cut-off is usually 3:30pm Monday to Friday. Larger products take an additional 1–2 days to be delivered to the South Island. Rural Delivery and Dangerous Goods may take an additional day for delivery.

Heavy and Bulky Goods 

Please allow an extra 1-3 days for heavy and bulky goods like chairs and desks.

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
  • Fast Shipping
    $6 Flat Rate
  • Customer Support
    AU/NZ Team
  • Free Returns
    14 Day Returns
  • Secure Payment
    Transaction Protection
  • Largest Range
    Best Brands & Games

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)