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Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black)

B&H # COB3W4BSL Mfr # B3W4FF05BSL
You Pay: $179.99
Product Highlights
  • Switchcraft TA4-Female for Shure
  • 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 TA4-Female for Shure 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 TA4-Female for Shure 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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    CountrymanB3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black)
     
    4.5

    (based on 4 reviews)

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        4.0

        Great Microphone

        By Church Sound Guy

        from Toano, VA

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use

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          Best Uses

          • Events

          Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

          Used this microphone with a shure ULX wireless microphone system in a small church. Our Pastor likes to move around a lot and we have not had a problem withthis mic.

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          5.0

          Did the job properly

          By Sr

          from Cedar Rapids, IA

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound

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            Best Uses

            • General Speaking Events

            Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

            We use this mic for preaching, it is great for quiet female voices that can not have the mic centered on the tie due to clothing types. Low handling noise even though it has great audio pic up.

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            4.0

            Small size, Big sound.

            By 23 Audio

            from NYC

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

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              Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

              Great sounding Lav. Really small footprint, with a nice natural sound. Perfect for theatre applications, and live sound reinforcement.

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              5.0

              For the price nothing sounds better!

              By BS the T.D.

              from Santa Barbara, CA

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              • Clear Sound

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                Comments about Countryman B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone (Black):

                One of the best sounding lavalier mics out there. Very durable, easy to hide, and very versatile. With just one mic you can hide it in the hair or a wig, tape it to the cheek like a head set, or use it like a regular lav clipped to a shirt. I love this mic!

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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.

                Pelican -  1020 Micro Case (Clear Black)
                • Price: $11.64
                 
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