The Austrian Audio PolarPilot app turns your smartphone (iOS or Android) into a full-featured remote control for the OC818 large-diaphragm condenser microphone. Simply insert the OCR8 dongle into the microphone, pair it with your phone over Bluetooth, and you’re ready to go. Using this powerful free app, you can manipulate the OC818’s polar patterns and other functions all in real time and without so much as leaving your chair.
Austrian Audio’s PolarDesigner open-source plug-in is a post-production dream come true. Optimised for use with our OC818 large-diaphragm condenser microphone working in dual-output mode, PolarDesigner gives engineers and producers more creative freedom and control than they’ve ever had before. And—it’s free!
Experienced mixer, engineer and producer, Adrian Hall – who has worked with Alicia Keys, Shakira, The Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams and Robyn – tests out the OC818 and OC18, and gives five reasons he loves the PolarDesigner Plugin
Without a doubt Eddie Van Halen was one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time. Austrian Audio User Ralf has tried to reconstruct the legendary Brown Sound with the help of an OC818. Let’s take a look at how he succeeded:
Our microphones go on a mission: we send them to some of the Miloco Recording Studios in the DACH region. This means our microphones are on the test benches in highly respected studios and in front of some of the best sound engineers. Of course we start in Vienna, with the Tic Vintage Room!
In an effort to raise spirits and create a sense of unity during the global pandemic, we are proud to release an inspirational song and video, working alongside some of the most talented singers, rappers, musicians and producers in the world.
Austrian Audio’s versatile OC818 microphone has been certified by the Music Engineering and Technology Alliance (METAlliance). Austrian Audio, a METAlliance ProPartner, is respected as one of the new progressive manufacturers of high quality studio microphones.
Austrian drummer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and record producer, Thomas Lang (known for drumming for Kylie Minogue, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Kelly Clarkson, Sugababes and many more) tries out Austrian Audio’s OC18 and OC818 microphones on a number of drumming applications in the studio.