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Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone

Brand:| Model: UMM-6
Overview
Dayton Audio's UMM-6 USB measurement microphone matches the level of precision previously offered only by expensive measurement equipment.
Highlights
  • Precision condenser microphone for critical measurement and recording applications
  • Connects to your PC or Mac via USB port
  • True omnidirectional pattern with calibrated flat frequency response
  • Rugged construction with high-quality components
  • Compact design; includes sturdy carrying case with foam insert
  • Compatible with most industry-standard measurement software
Part # 
390-808
Weight: 2 lbs.  
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Product Details

Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone 

The Dayton Audio UMM-6 is a professional-quality USB measurement and recording microphone that is designed to work with industry-standard third party recording and measurement software. The rugged construction and compact size make it the perfect companion for audio professionals who must work on-location performing acoustic analysis, monitoring audio levels, or recording. Each UMM-6 is individually calibrated using a laboratory-standard measurement microphone, for consistent, repeatable measurements on the PC that match the level of precision previously offered only by expensive stand-alone microphones and measurement equipment, and works great with the Room EQ Wizard software.

A carrying case with foam insert, 10 ft. USB connection cable, and a mini tripod mic stand are included with the UMM-6. 

Calibration Note: A unique serialized calibration file is available for the UMM-6. This calibration file can be used by most audio-analysis software. To obtain your individual calibration file, visit Dayton Audio's website where you will be prompted to enter the serial number from the body of your UMM-6. After entering the serial number, your download will start.

Specifications: • Capsule type: Precision 6 mm electret condenser • Polar Response: True omnidirectional • Frequency response: 18-20,000 Hz (Calibrated) • Sensitivity at 1 kHz into 1K ohm: 10 mV/Pa (-40dBV, re. 0dB = 1V/Pa) • Maximum SPL for 1% THD @ 1000 Hz: 127 dB • S/N ratio: 70 dB (A-weighted) • Connector: USB B female • Weight: 148 grams.



Product Specifications
  • Element TypeCondenser
  • Polar PatternOmnidirectional
  • On/Off SwitchNo
Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone 
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelUMM-6
  • Part Number390-808
  • UPC848791000119
  • Product CategoryMeasurement Microphones
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (8 Reviews)
  • Weight2 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone 
Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone— is rated 4.625 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from UMM-6 Measurement Mic ReviewFirst thing is " lets realize this is a sub $100.00 Mic and you get much more for that in my opinion. Case works fine , Clip is Fine, Calibration file was close for most people it will be more than adequate.If your doing quick work like figuring out RT 60 times with let's say Audacity or some other freeware the mic will pay for itself the very first use.In all good cheap USB mic with better than decent attributes for less than $100.00 why wouldn't you own one?Last note to all " Please don't expect proper measurements with a solid mic stand as your base " You must isolate the unit from a stand " even if you rig up a bungee with rubber bands, NO the carpet is not considered isolation" Rock On!!!
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems to work wellUnfortunately I don't have any other measurement equipment to compare its results, but I used it to calibrate the listening experience of my home stereo system, and the results were great.
Date published: 2014-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly works with MathAudio Room EQ for FoobarThe key benefit of this measurement mic is that it does not require a separate adapter or mixing board, it plugs directly into the computer. Its calibration file is compatible with the free MathAudio Room EQ component for Foobar2000. In fact, I have a room correction system at the price of this microphone!
Date published: 2014-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good measurement microphoneThis is a nice instrumentation/measurementmicrophone, packaged with all required hardwareand software, at an affordable price. For thebenefit of those considering purchasing it, Ioffer some information not in the productdescription:1. It is intended for sound level measurements,not for recording. It has a wide dynamic range(I think it's 135 dB) and so is not particularlysensitive for voice or acoustic musicalinstruments. Still, given its flat spectralresponse, it could prove useful for recordingloud performances.2. The file format for use on Windows PCs is*.wma.3. I agree with another reviewer that the 5/16"mounting screw on the tripod is non-standard.I would have preferred a conventional 1/4", too.4. The entire user's manual is one pagelong. Given that it is a plug-and-play USBdevice, that is all that is really needed formost applications, but don't expect much interms of technical documentation.
Date published: 2014-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Mic, Great QualityThe mic arrived packaged well, and the included case is a great way to transport everything. I use this for my car, as I compete in Sound Quality in Car Audio. It is invaluable as a measurement mic, letting me see the problems I am hearing, and fine tune my system.I have used it for my home stereo as well, but not much to tune there, just speaker placement. Thanks to Dayton for another fantastic product!
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great mic, except.....Here's the deal.....the mic is very well made, comes in a case, incudes a decent length of USB cable, mini tripod, however I can't imagine anybody not wanting to mount it on a tripod. I was disappointed to discover the female thread on the mic holder is not the standard 1/4" thread of a tripod mount, but a larger 5/16".I would absolutely purchase again, but I cannot give it 5 stars because of this overlook.
Date published: 2013-11-17

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Dayton Audio UMM-6 USB Measurement Microphone 

If I order UMM-6 now, does it come with an adapter 5/16" to 1/4" ?

Asked by: Jori
This microphone comes with a 5/8" to 3/8" adapter in the clip, unfortunately we do not offer a 5/8" to 1/4" adapter.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-21

I've got a Dell Latitude 10 Tablet with Windows 8.1.  Do you know if the mic can be powered off of the USB 2.0 port on the tablet? THANKS!

Asked by: Roberson
This will have no problem being powered off of a tablet USB port.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-16

Is this the same mic used in Omnimic V2? Would it work as a replacement mic for Omnimic V2?

Asked by: MJKing
It is similar but not identical. Yes this can be used with the Omnimic software.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-11-06

Does this come with Data Aquisition Software?

I mean the software to see and record time data and transform into frquency, octave data in dB, Pa, Volts.
Asked by: Derby
Unfortunately no, this mic only includes the case, tripod, USB cable and calibration information.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-11-06

What is the noise floor of this measurement system?

The specs mention 127db SPL as max level, and S/N of 70 db (A weighted). Does that mean that the microphone has a noise floor of 57db SPL (127-70) or is some other reference level used for the S/N measurement?
Asked by: TedM
In signal theory, the noise floor is the measure of the signal created from the sum of all the noise sources and unwanted signals within a measurement system.Microphones themselves noise floor is practically immeasurable, adding in a preamp stage to make it function is were thing begin to change and 99.99% cause of hiss / hence, noise floor.Other noise floor causes:thermal noise, black-body, cosmic noise as well as atmospheric noise.57db refers to the lowest measurable sound pressure on the diaphragm that'saccurate within manufactures specifications.Us sound engineers refer noise floor as "AIR" stemming from electronics circuit hiss.
Answered by: salvatore J
Date published: 2013-07-22

What sampling frequencies are supported?

Asked by: RonE
16 bit - 44.1/48khz
Answered by: mtg90
Date published: 2013-02-23

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