miniDSP UMIK-1 Omni-Directional USB Measurement Calibrated Microphone

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The miniDSP UMIK-1 is a calibrated measurement microphone with USB plug & play connectivity.

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Product description

miniDSP UMIK-1 Omni-Directional USB Measurement Calibrated Microphone

Calibrated measurement microphone with USB plug & play connectivity



  • Easy USB connectivity
  • Driverless support on Windows, OS X & Linux
  • Compatible with all measurement software
  • Flat response from 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/-1dB)


Product Details

miniDSP UMIK-1 Omni-Directional USB Measurement Calibrated Microphone


The miniDSP UMIK-1 is a plug & play measurement microphone from our test and measurement category. This product is developed by miniDSP. This company is specialized in consumer friendly DSP solutions. The UMIK-1 is perfect for acquiring frequency response data for designing speakers, measuring in room response for room correction or home theatre calibration and many more acoustic measurement applications. This product is recommended by Dirac Live to acquire the right data for their Dirac Live Room Correction software.


The microphone is powered through USB and features an intergraded 24-bit ADC. This eliminates the need of a pre-amplifier or soundcard. Thanks to the USB Audio class 1 interface there is driverless support for all major operating systems and acoustic measurement software. Each microphone is supplied with an unique calibration file that ensures a flat frequency response from 20 Hz to 20 kHz.


What's in the box?

  • 1 x UMIK-1 microphone
  • 1 x shielded USB cable (1.5m)
  • 1 x mini Tripod
  • 1 x foam wind screen


Unique Calibration File Download

Each UMIK-1 has an unique calibration file. You can download this calibration file from miniDSP with the serial number from your device.



Q: There are two different calibration files available for download, which one should I use?

A: For measuring a single speaker or a stereo pair, you use the ‘0deg’ calibration file. The capsule should be pointed at the speakers. For measuring a surround system or multichannel application, you use the 90deg calibration file. The capsule should be pointed at the ceiling


Q: What software do I use for measurements?

A: We recommend Room EQ Wizard (REW). This free room acoustics analysis software is perfect for measuring and analysing room and loudspeaker responses. However you can use any software that accepts a calibration file. Other examples are: ARTA, Smaart, Fuzzmeasure, and HolmImpulse


Q: Can I use the UMIK-1 with a mobile device?
You can connect the UMIK-1 to an iPad or iPhone through a ‘lightning-to-USB-camera-adapter’. The compatibility with Android devices differs from brand to brand.


Q: Can I use the UMIK-1 to measure impedance curves or acquire T/S parameters?

A: The UMIK-1 measures an acoustic signal. Therefor you cannot use the UMIK-1 for T/S parameters or impedance measurements. The Dayton Audio DATS V3 is a perfect companion for acquiring T/S parameters. The Audiomatica CLIO Pocket 2.1 is a great alternative, that combines both acoustic and electrical signal measurements into on package.





Capsule Type & Polar pattern

6mm electret, Omni-Directional

Microphone body

Die cast aluminum

Frequency response

20 Hz - 20kHz +/-1dB with calibration loaded

USB Audio


USB Audio class 1.0

Driverless interface for Windows, Mac & Linux

Resolution & Sample rate

24bit ADC @ 44.1 or 48kHz

Max SPL for 1% THD @ 1kHz

133dB SPL @ 0dB gain setting

Output noise level at max IGPA


Calibration file


Unique microphone calibration .txt file referenced to the Serial Number Includes on axis Frequency / Amplitude / Sensitivity drift


USB Powered (5V) - Blue LED indicates unit under Power


120gm for microphone, 600gm complete kit with accessories


miniUSB connector






1 x 2m long USB cable

1 x pivotal microphone mini-stand

1 x microphone clamp

1 x wind screen





User reviews 4.9 / 5 Reviews: (52)

  • RM By retry m on 24-09-2020 11:22

    5 / 5

    Alles werkt zoals het hoort ... Snelle levering, raad ik aan.

  • MF By Mario F on 04-01-2020 17:26

    5 / 5

    Bel microfono una volta caricato il file di calibrazione e settato Rew Room Acoustics Software funziona alla perfezione.

  • PK By Patrick on 18-11-2019 15:27

    5 / 5

    Alles super geklappt. Sehr schnelle Lieferung. Sehr gerne wieder einmal. Mikrofon ist top. Macht was es soll. Messen! Ein wirklich lohnenswerter Helfer um Räume auf Ihre HiFi-Tauglichkeit zu messen (prüfen). Aber natürlich sollte man sich auch auf seine Ohren verlassen und nicht nur messen. :-)

  • TY By Timothy on 10-09-2019 15:42

    5 / 5

    Great product, just as advertised. Worked a treat to help me setup my sub, adjust my speaker positioning, and tune my setup to suit my room's acoustic characteristics.

  • RM By Ricardo M. on 05-07-2019 10:47

    5 / 5

    This mic needs no introductions, it's simply one of the best in it's price range. Recommended.

  • GP By Gavin P. on 07-06-2019 19:43

    5 / 5

    Great product. Prompt shipment. As expected gives much better and more consistent results than included mic with avr

  • OP By O. P. v. on 30-04-2019 13:58

    5 / 5

    Simple and really helpfull. Let's you adjust your DSP the easy way :)

  • KK By Kajetan K. on 21-04-2019 01:34

    5 / 5

    I like it

  • PD By Paul de Groot on 19-04-2019 13:04

    5 / 5

    Voor zowel speakerbouw als het meten van room acoustics gebruikte ik al geruime tijd een externe microfoon met een usb audio interface. De externe microfoon was ongekalibreerd en daardoor niet altijd even betrouwbaar. Verder maakte een (grote) usb audio interface en losse microfoon het een onhandig geheel om mee te nemen. Zodoende is de UMIK-1 een perfecte oplossing voor dit deze problemen. Een gekailbreerde USB microfoon voor 100 euro is m.i. de prijs zeker waard. Ingebouwde usb zorgt voor een vermindering van elektrische ruis in het meetsysteem en een enkele kabel maakt het gebruik net even makkelijker. Een bonus is dat Room EQ Wizard de microfoon standaard herkend en vraagt om een kalibratiebestand welke vervolgens op de metingen toegepast wordt. Verder is het een stevige metalen behuizing welke degelijk aanvoelt. Enige minpunt is dat in de beschrijving van het artikel een "padded plastic case" staat en deze niet geleverd is.

  • JB By Joachim B. on 17-04-2019 21:27

    2 / 5

    I use minidsp with Software REW. Both Things are working good. But appr. every Third measurement FFT brakes down until to 200 Hz. The Amplitude is Not hight enough. Ich down know why. Atherwise it ist very good.

  • VJ By Vargiu J. on 15-04-2019 15:29

    5 / 5

    very good mic for calibration, accurate with the calibration data

  • JH By Jan H. on 03-04-2019 16:21

    5 / 5

    Doet wat het moet doen. Werkt prima i.c.m. Room EQ Wizard.

  • PB By Peter B. on 03-04-2019 08:57

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • PP By Petros P. on 02-04-2019 10:57

    5 / 5

    Decent. Does what it says it should do.
    Excellent integration with REW.

  • MM By Morgan M. on 29-03-2019 23:15

    5 / 5

    An absolutely excellent measurement tool for my application, meaning "Dirac Live".
    Highly recommended and easy to use etc.

  • NN By Norbert N. on 27-03-2019 05:54

    5 / 5


  • GG By GEORGE G. on 23-03-2019 12:48

    5 / 5

    Good quality.

  • SH By Szabolcs H. on 19-03-2019 19:52

    5 / 5


  • PD By Pavol D. on 07-03-2019 12:01

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • CV By Constant V. on 06-03-2019 21:03

    4 / 5


  • AF By Ambrus F. on 28-02-2019 09:33

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • RD By Ronald D. on 20-02-2019 10:25

    5 / 5

    Prima ding

  • HD By Hans-Peter D. on 17-01-2019 14:29

    5 / 5

    Very easy to install and use ,precise mesuament

  • SH By Sigfred H. on 01-01-2019 14:37

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • DN By David N. on 01-01-2019 12:13

    5 / 5

    just what I needed, excellent product

  • MA By Martin A. on 18-12-2018 12:35

    5 / 5

    Worked flawless from start, very easy to set up

  • BD By Baj D. on 12-12-2018 19:53

    5 / 5

    Easy to use and does exactly what’s needed. Come with both forwards and 90 degree calibration files which is handy.

  • PW By Paul W. on 11-12-2018 11:46

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • FG By Fredric G. on 29-11-2018 21:56

    5 / 5

    Easy to use with REW, great results.

  • AS By Agris S. on 24-11-2018 17:33

    5 / 5

    Thank you for asking.
    The MIC itself is exactly I have been expected. I started to use it, and seem it does its job properly. My basic idea is to use it for home theatre adjustments as information gathering tool, and it works. I like its simplicity. That’s all for beginning.
    All respect,

  • DC By Didier C. on 21-11-2018 17:16

    5 / 5


  • TJ By Tony J. on 06-11-2018 11:09

    5 / 5

    Great mic!

  • KD By Konrad on 31-08-2018 10:21

    5 / 5


  • FK By Frank K. on 14-08-2018 16:50

    5 / 5

    Easy use, quick results. I'm working on car stereos with it.

  • AA By Andrew A. on 27-06-2018 08:02

    5 / 5

    No hassle, plug and play, easy to download correction file, REW support, what more could you want? Great quality build and portable since it is usb and does not need phantom power. Comes with a simple, small stand of good quality and the USB cable it comes with is a good length. Accuracy of captured results are in line with professional results. Considering price, service and user-friendliness it would be hard to find a better calibration microphone.

  • JV By John V. on 20-06-2018 17:11

    5 / 5

    Very high quality bit of kit. Well packed, nice design, and seems to do the job very well. I used it with Dirac room correction.

  • LB By Lucio B. on 13-06-2018 08:17

    5 / 5

    Great and economical measurement mic, perfect eith REW app

  • JG By Jiří G. on 26-05-2018 18:54

    5 / 5

    Very satisfied.

  • AS By Athanasios S. on 14-05-2018 22:35

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • VZ By vaidas z. on 08-05-2018 21:39

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • GK By Goran K. on 05-05-2018 21:25

    5 / 5


  • SG By Sergey G. on 04-05-2018 21:03

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • CM By catalin m. on 24-04-2018 08:00

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • OS By Ola S. on 18-04-2018 12:08

    5 / 5

    Well worth the money. Easy to use with REW software without the need of additional equipment.

  • LE By Lione on 21-03-2018 16:45

    5 / 5

    Love this product. Easy to use and very afforable!

  • SG By Szymon G. on 15-03-2018 12:58

    5 / 5

    Great tool for reasonable price. Must have for everyone for whom sound quality matter.

  • PG By Petr G. on 11-02-2018 11:44

    5 / 5

    No description was given

  • JV By JA V. on 06-02-2018 16:56

    5 / 5

    Great easy to use product!

  • NM By Nick M. on 02-02-2018 01:01

    5 / 5


  • GM By Gintaras M. on 30-12-2017 15:08

    5 / 5

    Perfect device who knows what to do with it :)

  • VP By viktor p. on 18-11-2017 14:16

    5 / 5

    I'm going to use with the Amarra player

  • TM By Tom on 01-11-2017 13:10

    5 / 5

    I give this product 5 starts for several reasons
    -Super easy to use
    -Can be used for all kinds of different measurements (speaker measurement/room measurement etc.)
    -All the accesoires included in the package have an high quality feel

    I used this product to measure my speakers. It took a bit of time to use al the different options and to see which options gave me the best/most accurate measurement. It was fun to do and thanks to the easy software the learning curve was not to steep. The only things that were slightly missing is an bigger stand for the mic and an longer USB cable. But that is not something you could expect for this price

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