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Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black)

B&H # COB3W4BLS Mfr # B3W4FF05BLS
You Pay: $174.00
Product Highlights
  • Switchcraft TA5-Female for Lectrosonics
  • Headroom for General Speaking
  • Black

The Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Microphone is a miniature lavalier microphone for general public speaking, interviews, stage performances, video and film shoots, houses-of-worship applications and much more.

The capsule measures 0.2" in diameter and is resistant to moisture which allows for placement in hair and on bare skin. In addition, its omnidirectional polar pattern minimizes handling noise, wind noise and plosives (popping).

A wide variety of colors and connections are available for use with various wireless transmitters. This version is black and features a Switchcraft TA5-Female for Lectrosonics wireless transmitters.

Miniature Unobtrusive Capsule
The miniature capsule measures only 0.2" (5.08mm) in diameter. The B3 is available in various colors that will virtually render the entire microphone invisible against the skin. This version B3 is black and more information on which color suits you best, can be found on the Countryman support page.
Moisture Resistant Frequency Caps
Three frequency response altering caps provide flat, bright and very bright high-frequency enhancement. In addition the caps are resistant to moisture caused by perspiration, make-up, humidity, etc.
Omnidirectional Polar Pattern
The omnidirectional polar pattern is most effective in minimizing wind noise, plosives (popping) and handling noise.
Sensitivity Optimized for General Speaking Applications
The B3 is available in two sensitivity response specifications. This version is optimized to accurately capture general speech without noise and distortion.
Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 3dB
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 24dB(A)
Maximum Input Sound Level 140dB
Power Requirements 3 to 12V @ 200mA
Output Impedance 2 kOhms
Output Connectors Switchcraft TA5-Female for Lectrosonics bodypack transmitters
Dimensions Capsule Diameter - 0.2" (5.08mm)
Weight 0.07 oz (2g)
Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black)
  • Storage Case
  • Windscreen
  • Protective Caps
  • Black Cable Clip
  • White Cable Clip
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    4.5

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    5.0

    Excellent Microphone

    By DigiTVpro

    from Maryland

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    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

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        Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

        I use this for corporate interviews and it is an excellent micorophone for it's frequency response and ruggedness.

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        4.0

        The B3 is GREAT!!!

        By Mark

        from Eden Prairie, MN

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        Pros

        • High Quality

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            Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

            These mics are used for all our newscasts throughout the day, 7 days a week. It has a very clean and clear sound. A drawback would be that the capsule sometimes come loose and the mic cuts out until you can get it screwed back on.

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            Wind Protection

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            Windscreens are often lost or worn out over time. Make sure to get extra Windscreens.

            Countryman -  Windscreen for B3 and EMW
            • Price: $7.99
             

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            • Price: $8.95
             

            Microphone Clips

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            Microphone Clips are often lost or broken over time. Make sure to get extra Microphone Clips.

            Countryman -  Viper-Style Lavalier Clip
            • Price: $12.99
            Usually ships in 7-14 business days ? Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. Your order will only be charged at time of shipment.
             
            Countryman -  Microphone Clips (Black & White)
            • Price: $14.54
             
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            Cases & Protection

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            Carry, store and protect all your equipment in a bag or case.

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