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AKG C568 Camera Mountable Short Shotgun Microphone

B&H # AKC568B Mfr # 2168 Z 00040
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The AKG C568 is a short shotgun microphone designed for camera mounting and handheld operation. The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below 500Hz. Above 500Hz, the microphone increases directivity, eliminating signal at the off-axis sections of the capsule. The condenser element requires 9V to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz. A low-cut filter switch eliminates hum and noise at 120Hz. The short design allows the C568 to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the image. The C568 includes a foam windscreen and stand adapter.

Eliminates Off-Axis Noise
The C568 shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal while placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal. The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges.
Camera Mountable
The short, compact design allows the C568 to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the camera's view.
Wide Frequency Response
The 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response allows the microphone to be used in a variety of applications.
Low-Cut Filter Switch
The low-cut filter switch eliminates hum, noise and rumble at 120Hz.
Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) not specified by manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 76dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 128dB
Power Requirements 9V to 52V Phantom Power
Output Impedance 600 ohms
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR male
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off Low Cut Filter: 12 dB/octave, 120 Hz
Dimensions 10 x .8" (253 x 21mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 1.6 lb (725 g)
AKG C568 Camera Mountable Short Shotgun Microphone
  • Windscreen
  • Microphone Clip
  • 3 Year Warranty
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