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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AKG C B overview. AKG C B reviews. AKG C B specs. 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. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump aig page: Check out my IMDB page: Results 1 to 10 of Wide Frequency Response The 20 Hz to 20 kHz xkg response allows the microphone to be used in a variety of applications.

A low-cut filter switch eliminates hum and noise at Hz. See any errors on this page? 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 c568g let me down.

Most shotguns have more of a hyper pattern at the low end. It’s an unfortunate flaw in the fundamental design of interference tube mics. The only reviews I’ve been able to find have been centered around music and theatre use Thought I’d resurrect this post.


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. I once recorded a chamber quartet at a wedding near a waterfall. Designed for quality boom recording apps, the C will unfortunately catch every hand movement noise on camera.

To put a slightly different spin on a post above: The short design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the image.

AKG CB any good?

c5668b Update Unrecognized Zip Code. The condenser element requires 9 to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Long live the Power Mac. Originally Posted by Oleg 2.

It means that indoors the reverb will sound colored and ugly. One that Schoeps use to poke fun at until recently for some darn reason.

The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below Hz. BTW – I’m going to be making my own boom-pole and I’ll make sure to post pictures when it’s done: Power Mac Dual 2. Contact Us – Archive – Top. 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?


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 aakg a boom or stand. akkg

Crappy sound makes for a crappy movie, no matter how pretty the pictures. It is precisely that coloration that you wkg trying to avoid by using a hyper instead of a shotgun.

Originally Posted by tlorenzo. I use a Sennheiser blimp, with a K-tek shock mount and K-Tek pistol grip.

AKG C568B Professional small condenser shotgun microphone

Be sure to use the low cut filter if hand holding your camera or else you will be doing post-production noise reduction. It is very directional, very sensitive but with a wonderful low end that surprises me each time I use it. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

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Eliminates Off-Axis Noise The C B shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal c568v placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal. Means pretty much the opposite.

I haven’t actually used it yet The C B includes a foam windscreen and stand adapter.

The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges. No Longer Available Update Location close.