NAMM 2022: Austrian Audio’s €99 OD303 dynamic vocal mic is “almost indestructible” and promises class-leading sound

Austrian Audio OD303
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NAMM 2022: The new OD303 isn’t Austrian Audio’s flagship microphone, but with a price of just $119/£89/€99, this new dynamic vocal mic could be one of its most compelling.

Promising a powerful, well-balanced and open sound that’s said to be “unparalleled in this price range”, the OD303 has also been designed with longevity in mind. In fact, we’re told that its die-cast housing makes it almost indestructible.

The OD303 features Austrian Audio’s Open Acoustic technology - this is said to deliver an optimally-shaped super-cardioid polar pattern across a wide frequency band and with excellent feedback stability. 

The 3D Pop Noise Diffuser, meanwhile, is on hand to reduce plosive sounds such as T and P.

Find out more on the Austrian Audio website.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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