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basicUcho is a phantom-powered, high quality omni-directional electret microphone. Compared with regular built-in microphones supplied with many recorders, basicUcho has exceptionally low noise and high sensitivity. It is especially useful for recording delicate sounds and environments.


Microphone sensitivity is typically measured with a 1 kHz sine wave at a 94 dB sound pressure level (SPL), or 1 pascal (Pa) pressure. A microphone typically have a sensitivity rating within the range of 8 to 32 mV/Pa (-42 to -30 dBV/Pa) and basicUcho is have -24dB, It’s a super sensitive.


Self-noise is the sound that comes from a microphone capsule when no sound source is present. basicUcho have about 14 dBA. It’s very low Self-noise.

Microphone body

The plastic part of the microphone body is professionally 3D-printed from plant-sourced PA11 nylon.

One minute sample

Sample sound with LOM basicUcho and ZOOM F3 for one minute.

basicUcho: https://store.lom.audio/collections/basicucho-series/products/basicucho
basicUcho mount: https://store.lom.audio/collections/basicucho-series
20mm BBG Windshield: https://store.lom.audio/collections/basicucho-series
Manfrotto Carbon Nanopole Stand MS0490C: https://amzn.to/3JJtEoY
RODE Stereo Bar: https://amzn.to/3nlKhzz
INPON quick release plate: https://amzn.to/3KggIZx

Tech Specs

Phantom powered, pre-polarized condenser microphone
Operating voltage: 24-48V (phantom power, IEC 61938)
Maximum input pressure level: ~110 dB SPL
Sensitivity: -24 dB at 1kHz (±3 dB)
Self-noise: ~14 dBA
Output: XLR-3M balanced, transformer-less, floating
Output impedance: 30-50 Ω
Power consumption: ~3mA per pin
Dimensions: 80 x ⌀20.3 mm
Specifications are subject to change without notice.


LOM is a microphone manufacturer set up by Jonas Gruska, and record label.

They are designing and supplying great value for money solutions for artists. LOM’s microphones are made to handle super tiny sounds and quiet sounds for recording environmental sounds.

LOM: https://lom.audio/

Where to buy

You can buy the basicUcho on LOM audio Website.


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