The AKG CB is a professional condenser shotgun microphone whose capsule combines high directivity and wide frequency range. It is a perfect tool for . The C B Professional Small Condenser Shotgun Microphone from AKG is a short shotgun microphone designed for camera mounting and handheld. Hi guys, I just got a sweet deal on a couple of AKG CB shotgun microphones for my soon-to-be-mine DVX. I’ve read some pretty good.

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Wide Frequency Response The 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response allows the microphone to be used in a variety of applications. Excellent for recording voices clearly amidst the clatter of a large party especially shout-out during live music. One that Schoeps use to poke fun at until recently for some darn reason. Means pretty much the opposite.

Most shotguns have more of a hyper pattern at akf low end. I haven’t actually used it yet Links monetized by VigLink. AKG C B reviews. I use a Sennheiser blimp, with a K-tek shock mount and K-Tek pistol grip. Power Mac Dual 2. AKG C B accessories.

AKG CB any good?

Above Hz, the microphone increases directivity, eliminating signal at the off-axis sections akb the capsule. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Designed for quality boom recording apps, the C will unfortunately catch every hand movement noise on camera. A little fussy in setting levels under extremely high SPL conditions.

Family Fest ScriptFest X: Crappy sound makes for a crappy movie, no matter how pretty the pictures. You could hear the bass of the cello agk barely the waterfall.


It is very directional, very sensitive but with a wonderful low end that surprises me each time I use it. The only reviews I’ve been able to find have been centered around music and theatre use Thought I’d resurrect this post. Long live the Power Mac.

Originally Posted by Oleg 2. To put a slightly different spin on a post above: I’ve read some pretty good reviews on them on various sites, but I was wondering if any of you guys have tried them on shoots with the DVX? Results 1 to 10 c56b8 See any errors on this page?

A low-cut filter switch eliminates c5688b and noise at Hz. Originally Posted by tlorenzo. It’s an unfortunate flaw in the fundamental design of interference tube mics. The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges. AKG C B specs. Rated 5 out of 5 by Steve Kingsley from I’ve had 2 of these since I’ve used these mics to record anything from loud rock concerts to quiet trickling streams and they have never let me down. Rycote and others make a combo wind protector that combines aky furry with the “blimp” but it only covers the front part of c568g mic.

AKG C568B Professional small condenser shotgun microphone

AKG C B overview. Camera Mountable The short, compact design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the camera’s view. Be the first to review this item. I once recorded a chamber quartet at a wedding near a waterfall. Check out my IMDB page: Be sure to use the low cut filter if hand holding your camera or else you will be doing post-production noise reduction.


This mic has proven to be a invaluable asset as a on camera and studio microphone and has consistently given me great results under the most unfavorable conditions.

It means that indoors the reverb will sound colored and ugly. The manufacturer states “Below Hz it functions as a hypercardioid microphone; above Hz, the acoustic interference tube increases its directivity for extremely accurate pickup of distant sound.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below Hz. Eliminates Off-Axis Noise The C B shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal while placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rated 5 out of 5 by Your Free Lunch from Great on camera mic Contact Us – Archive – Top.

The condenser element requires 9 to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Rated 5 out of 5 by Red Diamond from Great Frequency Response I use this mic on-camera as a shotgun as well as site recording using a boom or stand.

The windsock is also known as a dead cat, etc. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. BTW – I’m going to be making my own boom-pole and I’ll make sure to post pictures when it’s done: This mic is touted as a hypercardiod and a shotgun.