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Sanken CS-3E Short Shotgun Microphone

B&H # SACS3E Mfr # CS-3E

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Expected availability: January 26 2015
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You Pay: $1,450.00

The Sanken CS-3E shotgun microphone provides convenient camera mountable size with the directional signal reproduction and range expected of larger, professional shotgun microphones. The CS-3E is designed for directional dialog capturing in studios or on location. The microphone implements 3 directional capsules arranged in a front-to-back array resulting in phenomenal super-cardioid directivity at high, mid and low frequencies.

The CS-3E is capable of maintaining high signal quality at longer distances, making it ideal for ceiling and overhead placement. In addition to exceptional super-cardioid off-axis rejection, the microphone capsule eliminates low-frequency proximity effect when used in close proximity to the signal source. Measuring only 10 inches in length, the CS-3E is a candidate for camera or boom pole mounting scenarios.

High Super-Cardioid Directivity
Three capsules arranged in a linear array provide a super-cardioid directional pattern that rivals conventional phase interference shotgun microphones.
High Pass Filter
A high pass filter switch eliminates noise and rumble caused by wind, handling and more.
Eliminates Proximity Effect
The CS-3E eliminates proximity effect and low-frequency overload caused by close microphone placement.
Convenient Size
Measuring about 10 inches, the CS-3E is perfect for both camera or boom pole mounting applications.
Transducer DC bias condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Frequency Response 50Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) No
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 15dB or less
Maximum Input Sound Level For 1.0% THD at 1kHz:
Power Requirements 48V Phantom +4V/-18V
Output Impedance 50 Ohms
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off -3dB at 100Hz, switchable
Dimensions 10.6 X 0.75" (270 x 19mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 120g (4.23oz)
Sanken CS-3E Short Shotgun Microphone
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Usually ships in 7-10 business days i This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-10 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the MFR. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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