ST59 - Class-A FET Condenser Microphone

Sterling ST59 FET Overview

The Sterling ST59 multi-pattern professional recording microphone raises the standard for acoustic capture of vocals and instruments. Based on an ultra-thin 3-micron gold evaporated Mylar® diaphragm, the ST59 also features a Disk ResonatorTM that naturally extends high frequency response. Combined with Class-A FET circuitry, the Sterling ST59 provides incredible smoothness, detail and articulation for a wide variety of recordings.

Sterling ST59 FET Features

  • Cardioid, Omni, and Figure 8 Polar Patterns
  • Double-sided 1” all brass capsule, hand assembled and oven baked for long term stable operation
  • Ultra-thin 3-micron gold-evaporated Mylar® diaphragm provides sonic detail and accuracy
  • Disk ResonatorTM design extends high-frequencies naturally
  • Custom-wound nickel core output transformer
  • High pass filter and -10dB pad
  • Black, nickel-plated all brass body
  • Stainless steel head and grille assembly
  • Requires 48V phantom power

Sterling ST59 FET Includes

  • HM-2 hard mount
  • Zipper case
Optional SM4 shock mount available
Sterling ST59 Microphone

Sterling ST59 Specifications

Preamp: Class-A FET
Polar Patterns: Omni, Cardioid, Figure-8
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 18kHz
High Pass Filters: 75Hz, 12dB/octave
Attenuation Pad: -10dB
Sensitivity: 32mV/Pa
Maximum SPL: 134/144dB
Equivalent Noise: 22dB SPL



Typical Load Impedance: >1000 Ohms
Output Source Impedance: 200 Ohms, transformer isolated
Dimensions: 7.5” long, 1.8 max. diameter
Weight: 1.5 lbs
Power: Phantom Power