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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The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below Hz.

Be the first to review this item. This mic is touted as a hypercardiod and a shotgun.

AKG C568B Professional small condenser shotgun microphone

Power Mac Dual 2. I use a Sennheiser blimp, with a K-tek shock mount and K-Tek pistol grip. Rated 5 out of 5 by Your Free Lunch from Great on camera mic 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.

A low-cut filter switch eliminates hum and noise at Hz. It’s an unfortunate flaw in the fundamental design of interference tube mics.

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.

You could hear the bass of the cello but barely the waterfall. It is precisely that coloration that you are trying to avoid by using a hyper instead of a shotgun. AKG C B specs. AKG CB any good?

AKG C B Professional Small Condenser Shotgun Z B&H

Family Fest ScriptFest X: Check out my IMDB page: The C B includes a foam windscreen and stand adapter. A little fussy in setting levels under extremely high SPL conditions. Originally Posted by tlorenzo. It is very directional, very sensitive but with a wonderful low end that surprises me each time I use it. Long live the Power Mac. Links monetized by VigLink. The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges.


The condenser element requires 9 to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz.

Results 1 to 10 of Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The windsock is also known as a dead cat, etc. 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. Thought I’d resurrect this post.

AKG Acoustics C B |

I once recorded a chamber quartet at a wedding near a waterfall. Above Hz, the microphone increases directivity, eliminating signal at the off-axis sections of the capsule. AKG C B accessories. See any errors on this page? Be sure to use the low cut filter if hand holding your camera or else you will be doing post-production noise reduction.

To put a slightly different spin on a post above: AKG C B reviews. 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.

Originally Posted by Oleg 2. 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. Means pretty much the opposite. v568b


Most shotguns have more of a hyper pattern at the low end. AKG C B overview.

No Longer Available Update Location close. Wide Frequency Response The 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response allows the microphone to be used in a variety of applications.

Eliminates Off-Axis Noise The C B shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal while placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal. One that Schoeps use to poke fun at until recently for some darn reason.

Excellent for recording voices clearly amidst the clatter of a large party especially shout-out during live music. Camera Mountable The short, compact design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the camera’s view. It means that indoors the reverb will sound colored and ugly.

I haven’t actually used it yet Update C56b8 Zip Code. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Designed for quality boom recording apps, the C will unfortunately catch every hand movement noise on camera. BTW – I’m going to be making my own boom-pole and I’ll make sure to post pictures when it’s done: 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?