The Oktava Joint Stock Company is a leading Russian manufacturer of studio microphones, telephone and microphone capsules and headphones with microphone. The company has extensive experience and has a leading position in the field of development and manufacture of acoustic equipment in Russia. Oktava was established at the beginning of development of broadcasting networks in 1927 in the city of Tula, where it became an iconic brand renowned worldwide. Gagarin said his famous “Off us go!” into a microphone by Oktava. The company’s products are popular worldwide and satisfied users include world masters such as U2, Sting, Iron Maiden and Radiohead.