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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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.

Camera Mountable The short, compact design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the camera’s view. To put a slightly different spin on akb post above: Originally Posted by tlorenzo. The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below Hz.

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. AKG C B reviews.

You could hear the bass of the cello but barely the waterfall. It is akb directional, very sensitive but with a wonderful low end that surprises me each time I use it.

AKG C B Professional Small Condenser Shotgun Z B&H

Contact Us – Archive – Top. The short design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the image. Crappy sound makes for a crappy movie, no matter how pretty the pictures. Designed for quality boom recording apps, the C will unfortunately catch every hand movement noise on camera.


One that Schoeps use to poke fun at until recently for some darn reason. Above Hz, the microphone increases aig, eliminating signal at the off-axis sections of the capsule.

AKG C Cc568b specs. AKG C B accessories. It is precisely that coloration that you are trying to avoid by using a hyper instead of a shotgun. Eliminates Off-Axis Noise The C B shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal while placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal.

Be sure to use the low cut filter if hand holding your camera or else you will be c568 post-production noise reduction. The condenser element requires 9 to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Rycote and others make a combo wind protector that combines the furry with the “blimp” but it only covers the front part of the mic. The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges. Originally Posted by Oleg 2. A little fussy in setting levels under extremely high SPL conditions.

The C B includes a foam windscreen and stand adapter.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I once recorded a chamber quartet at a wedding near a waterfall.

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Means pretty much the opposite. Links monetized by VigLink. This mic is touted as a hypercardiod and a shotgun. AKG C B overview. 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. 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.

AKG C568B Professional small condenser shotgun microphone

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. See any errors on this page? It means that indoors the reverb will sound colored and ugly. BTW – I’m going to be making my own boom-pole and I’ll make sure to post pictures when it’s done: It’s an unfortunate flaw in the fundamental design of interference tube mics. No Longer Available Update Location close.

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. Long live the Power Mac. Check out my IMDB page: Rated 5 out of 5 by Your Free Lunch from Great on camera mic AKG CB any good?

Be the first to review this item. A low-cut filter switch eliminates hum and noise at Hz. Thought I’d resurrect this post.

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