Austrian Audio OC16 Studio Set

R7,395.00 Incl.


Audio Excellence On A Budget!

Cardioid Pattern Precision Microphone

With the OC16, Austrian Audio introduces a brand-new microphone in the “Open Condenser” large-diaphragm series equipped with Open Acoustics technology.

The transparent and natural sound of OC microphones, which has been highly praised by the press and users, is the result of the combination of the patented CKR capsule and the “Open Acoustics” design approach developed by Austrian Audio.

Equipped with the handmade in Vienna CKR6 capsule, the OC16 is an extremely flexible all-rounder and can be used on a wide variety of instruments: From drums to electric and acoustic guitars, pianos, wind and string instruments to vocals.

Key Features


Handcrafted CKR6 ceramic capsule

handmade in Vienna, like the CKR12 capsule, but with single diaphragm


Rugged Design

Metal housing, cap, and grille


High precision cardioid pattern

directional characteristic

Switchable high pass filter

40 Hz (2nd order), 160 Hz (2nd order)

Technical Specifications

Directional characteristics:
275 Ω
Polar pattern:
Load impedance:
> 1 kΩ
Frequency range:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Supply voltage:
48 V (< 2.2mA)
11 mV/Pa
Main Connector:
XLR 3 pin
Equivalent noise level:
14 dB SPL (A)
Max SPL:
148 dB SPL
157 x 66 x 34 mm
335 g
  • 1x OC16 microphone
  • 1x OCS6 microphone spider
  • 1x OCH8 microphone clip
  • 1x MSC6 transport case

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 31 × 24 × 10 cm