Sanken lavalier and condenser microphones


CS-3e Location and Studio Shotgun Microphone
Key Features

• Exceptional Off-axis Rejection
• Unique design combination of line mic array and second pressure gradient method
• Very sharp pinpoint directivity
• Provides rich human voice characteristics
 
   
The CS-3e stands out among shotgun microphones because it maintains directivity over an extremely wide frequency range, especially in the low frequencies. Because of its unique design, the CS-3e is an excellent choice for use in difficult applications, such as close-to-ceiling positions or locations near a noisy camera. Even in such challenging situations, the excellent side and rear rejection of the CS-3e helps to capture only the targeted dialogue without ambient reverberation problems. The CS-3e delivers sharp directional sound even in the lower frequencies. Sanken's original design results in a low proximity effect which facilitates working in a scene close-up and wide, while producing little change in sound character.
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Specifications

• Directivity Super Cardioid / lobar
• Transducer DC biased condenser
• Frequency range 50 Hz - 20 kHz
• Sensitivity (nominal at 1 kHz) 40mV/Pa (-28 dB, 0 dB=1V/Pa)
• Equivalent noise level (A-weighted) 15 dB-A
• Max SPL (1% THD) 120 dB SPL
• Output impedance at 1 kHz 120 ohms
• Powering +48±4V phantom
• Current consumption less than 2.5mA
• Weight 120g
• Dimensions 270mm X 19mm (diameter)
• Surface finish matte black
Connector XLR-3M
   
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