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Sony ECM-678/9X Shotgun Microphone

B&H # SOECM6789X MFR # ECM678/9X
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Product Highlights
  • Supercardioid Polar Pattern
  • Suitable for Sony Pro Cameras
  • High Sensitivity & Low Noise

The Sony ECM-678/9X short shotgun microphone delivers professional audio signal reproduction while remaining camera mountable and cost effective. Designed for use in broadcast, professional video, film, and field audio applications, the ECM-678/9X is at home mounted on a boom pole or Sony HDV Series, DVCAM Series and XDCAM Series cameras.

The super-cardioid polar pattern aides in the microphone's directional response, allowing clear pick up of the target signal while eliminating noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the microphone.

The ECM-678/9X features a low-cut filter switch that eliminates noise and low frequency rumble. The microphone requires external +48V phantom power and it's rugged design proves suitable for rigorous use on the road.

Camera and Boom Pole Mountable
The ECM-678/9X is mountable on boom poles and Sony HDV Series, DVCAM Series and XDCAM Series cameras.
Flat and Wide Frequency Response
It's wide flat frequency response enables accurate, detailed reproduction of a wide range of signal sources.
High Sensitivity and Low Noise
The super-cardioid polar pattern is effective in rejecting off-axis noise, resulting in a close and focused pick up of the desired signal.
Low-Cut Filter
The ECM-678/9X features a low cut filter switch that eliminates low frequency hum, wind noise, ambient noise and proximity effect noise.
Transducer Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Super-Cardioid
Frequency Response 40Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 111dB or more
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 78 dB or more (A-weighted, 1 kHz, 1 Pa.)
Maximum Input Sound Level 127dB SPL (0dB SPL=20 PA)
Power Requirements External, DC 48V +/-4V
Output Impedance 200 Ohms +/- 20%
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off Built-in (non switchable)
Dimensions 9.9 x 0.79" (Length x Diameter)
Weight 7 oz
Sony ECM-678/9X Shotgun Microphone
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    SonyECM-678/9X Shotgun Microphone
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    SO MUCH BETTER THAN I THOUGHT!

    By Joshua Lee Frazier

    from Albany, OR

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Film Production w Tascam
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Sony ECM-678/9X Shotgun Microphone:

      I've used sennheiser, IMO, this is just as nice, at a better price. Low noise, wide range... Picked up a near whisper, crystal clear, at nearly 50ft. AMAZING!

      Also, VERY DURABLE.

      Bottom Line: This is THE BEST FOR YOUR MONEY!!!

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