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Nevaton is a Russian manufacturer of microphones. The roots of Nevaton go back to the year 1947 when an acoustic laboratory was established at the Leningrad optical and mechanical association (LOMO). Some years later, 1954, the laboratory joined the newly formed scientific and industrial association named EKRAN.
Until 1987 this laboratory made research and designed legendary microphones like the LOMO 19A19 which is today one of the most wanted valve mics from the former USSR. In the year 1991 a new company emerged out of these structures - Nevaton LTD enterprise The company was found by LOMO engineers as a new and independent microphone manufacturer and research laboratory for high-end audio transmitter.
Today the Nevaton homebase in St. Petersburg features a top of the range acoustic laboratory, including one of Europe's biggest anechoic chambers as well as a small specialized factory where each microphone is hand assembled and individually tuned by highly skilled engineers and craftsman. On average only 15 units leave the factory each month.
Nevaton is producing all parts for their microphones themselves, from gold-sputtered diaphragms to brass housings, to guarantee the highest possible quality.
Most of them are already pre-ordered, as Nevaton is supplying their microphones mainly for the domestic market. The famous filmstudios of Lenfilm, Mosfilm, theatres and opera houses like the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow New Opera, TV and radio stations are Nevaton's regular customers as well as major sound-production studios.
Through extensive quality management during the last years Nevaton could reach and keep a very high manufacturing standard. Nevaton microphones are tuned and measured with Brüel & Kjær equipment and are run through several testing routines before they are delivered to the customers.
Nevaton's product catalogue includes stereo microphones, small diaphragm condenser mics, middle and large diaphragm condensers, tube microphones, boundary layer- and shotgun microphones and high quality miniature microphones.