The GECKO® SATELLITE SCM 1820S is the world’s first self-powered cardioid handheld condenser microphone with C.R.I.S.T.A.L.® Audiophile precision, designed to minimize the damage on your mixing console and microphone tonality change and possible noises caused by unstable +48V DC phantom power supply.

Its pristine audio quality, ultra-low handling noise, and high-fidelity clarity are made possible by C.R.I.S.T.A.L.® Audiophile back-electret condenser transducer with GECKO®’s state-of-the-art anti-shock engineering so you can enjoy effortless singing.

Highly recommended for professional vocalists and instrumentalists for both live and recording studio applications.

Features in a glance:

  • Transformerless circuitry
  • Excellent transparency
  • High sensitivity and low self-noise
  • Suitable for high SPL environments
  • Low output impedance for long-distance connection and high EMI resistance
  • Wide and smooth frequency response range


  • Element: C.R.I.S.T.A.L.® Audiophile Back-Electret Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 28Hz ~ 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: -36±3dB at 1kHz (0dB = 1mV/Pa)
  • Equivalent Noise Level: ≤20dB (IEC 581-5)
  • Max. Input SPL: 125dB (THD ≤1% at 1kHz )
  • Output Impedance: 300Ω ± 30%
  • Load Impedance: ≥1000Ω
  • Power Requirements: 1 x 1.5V AA Alkaline Battery (up to 16 days of usage time)
  • Switch: Noiseless 2-Position ON/OFF
  • Output Connector: Integral 24K Gold-Plated XLR Male

Physical Properties

  • Finish: Diecast Steel Body, Anti-Roll Steel Mesh Grille (Pop-Filtered)
  • Color: Ivory White (Body), Chrome (Anti-Roll Steel Mesh Grille)

  • Net Weight: 300g
  • Dimension: (L) 190mm x (ø) 53.50mm

Included Accessories

  • GECKO® SATELLITE Microphone Case
  • 1.5V AA Batteries (2)

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