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Sony F-780 - Cardioid Handheld Dynamic Microphone

B&H # SOF780 MFR # F780/9X
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The Sony F-780 is the perfect choice for critical live vocals, or where high quality, rugged reliability and resistance to feedback are required.

Urethane coating for extremely low handling noise
Rigid structure allows easy capsule movement for higher sensitivity and lower mechanical noise
Designed specifically for critical vocal reproduction live performance and recording
Cardioid (unidirectional) polar pattern for exceptional feedback rejection
Transducer Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 50 Hz - 18 kHz
Maximum Input Sound Level not specified by manufacturer
Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
Output Impedance 400 Ohms, (+/- 20%)
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Dimensions 6.5 x 2.125" (165 x 51mm) LxDiameter
Weight 10.2 oz. (290 g)
Sony F-780 - Cardioid Handheld Dynamic Microphone
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    SonyF-780 - Dynamic Mic
     
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    5.0

    Sony F780 Review

    By Kevin Harvick 29

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Controlled sound
    • Minimal Handling Noise

    Cons

    • Medium sibilance

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio
    • Vocals

    Comments about Sony F-780 - Dynamic Mic:

    When I first got this microphone I was a little disappointed. I was expecting a lot more. In fact I was tempted to sell it. However, after putting it through it's paces I have come to understand what this mic is all about. It's a very classy microphone. There is very subdued handling noise and it controls pops fairly well. Sibilance is not much of an issue but it is there if you really listen for it. This microphone records audio with somewhat of a natural compression and evenness. It has a very controlled sound to it. I am using this mic strictly for vocals but I assume it would do well with other applications. I am glad I gave this microphone a chance rather than selling it. What nailed it for me was when I was able to put this microphone in somewhat of a treated environment and then remove the metal grill. Once I did those two things I realized how awesome of a mic this is. I'm not saying that it's sound is worth more than the cost and I am not saying that the sound is worth less than what it costs. I take it for what it is, nothing more, nothing less. However, I will say this... I just recorded this mic against a Shure KSM 32 and this microphone held it's own. It sounded very close to the quality of the KSM. I was highly impressed. I almost feel that I can sell all of my other microphones and make do with just this one. But who am I kidding? I don't think that is going to happen!

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