Countryman B6 Omnidirectional Lavalier for Olympus Recorders with Left-Ch Audio & Standard Gain (White)

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Countryman B6 Overview

The white B6 Omnidirectional Lavalier from Countryman is a miniature lavalier microphone measuring only 0.1" in diameter. It features a 3.5mm locking connector and connects to select Olympus recorders with audio on the left channel. The B6 microphone provides high-quality audio with low distortion at SPL up to 120 dB on 48V phantom power. The aramid cable combined with the ultra-thin diaphragm ensure low handling noise. And the tiny size combined with natural sound pickup make the microphone easy to position, for ambient noise and feedback rejection.

The included changeable protective caps (+0, +4, and +8 dB) provide moisture resistance, allowing you to adjust the frequency response to suit different applications or to match other microphones. Each of the three omni caps has a different high-frequency response characteristic that controls the amount of crispness or sibilance (response at 15 kHz). This microphone ships with the attached +4 dB protective cap that boosts the perceived amount of presence in your sound, while leaving the lower frequencies unchanged. You can switch to the 0 dB cap in case of problems with high-frequency feedback.

With low-handling noise and a rugged construction, the B6 microphone is a suitable choice for theater, broadcast, places of worship, and general lavalier applications.

Compatibility

Olympus DS-40, DS-51, DS-61, DS-71, DS-2400, DM-420, DM-520, DM-620, LS-10, and LS-14 recorders with audio on left channel
Can be easily hidden in the hair, on costumes, or can be taped to a performer's face
W4 (gray band) standard sensitivity is suitable for general speaking, such as presentations or public addresses, where the microphone is positioned on the chest or lapel
Provides high-quality audio with low distortion at SPL up to 120 dB on 48V phantom power
Comes with three changeable protective caps (+0, +4, and +8 dB)
Resistant to makeup, sweat, and moisture when used with the supplied protective caps
Protective caps can be easily removed for cleaning or replacement when clogged with makeup

Countryman B6 Specs

Polar PatternOmnidirectional
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz ± 3 dB
SensitivityW4 Standard (Gray Band): 16 mV / Pascal
Equivalent Acoustic Noise24 dBA
Maximum Input Sound Level120 dB
Power RequirementsOperating Current: 500 µA
Operating Voltage: 1 to 2 V

Power Supply Voltage:
+3 V with 2.7 kOhms load
+5 V with 6.8 kOhms load
+9 V with 15 kOhms load
Output Connector3.5 mm locking connector
Capsule Diameter0.1" (2.54 mm)
CableType: Aramid-reinforced cable
Length: 5' (1.5 m)
Diameter: 0.05" (1.25 mm)
Weight0.07 oz (2 g)
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Does this work with the Senheisesr G2 Wireless system?
Asked by: Eliyahu U.
Yes, works. Order it with a 3,5mm minijack-plug.
Answered by: Balthasar J.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is this product compatible with SONY UTX-B03?What ...

Is this product compatible with SONY UTX-B03?What is the difference between D2 and D3 of 3.5mm Locking Connector?
Asked by: YAMAMOTO
No it may not work correctly. You need the ones that are wired with a 3.5mm Locking connector for Sony and the ones that the catalog number ends with SN See item# COB6W4BSN
Answered by: Marty
Date published: 2019-02-19

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Cananyone tell me how this performs if you have two speakers close to each other? Is there significant mic bleed between two mics in close proximity (like guest/host interview?) And if used over a PA or speaker system, does the PA bleed into the Mic? Thanks!
Asked by: Brian
Two people can be sitting or standing next to each other and there will be minimal bleed. These mics are omnidirectional, but are finely tuned to supress feedback, if P.A. speakers are placed in front of the talent, facing away. I would recommend this pick-up pattern to allow subjects to move their heads back and forth, without volume fluctuating.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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is it possible to connect this to a Tascam DR-05 recorder with an xlr to 3.5mmm jack adapter I want to use it in my pocket as a dual system unit. The B6 doesnt say it need phantom but it doesnt take a battery if there is a way for this to work list what I need please .. thanks.. also I have this version already as well as the Tascam?
Asked by: Steve
The Countryman B6 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone with 3-Pin XLR Hardwired Connection will not work into the Tascam Dr-05 with a XLR to 3.5mm adapter. The mic requires phantom power to operate. As an alternative, Countryman makes the EMW lavalier wired for Digital recorders; B&H# COMEMWSFF05B.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this the model with the standard 3.5mm plug without locks?
Asked by: Ocean H.
This microphone offers a non-locking 1/8 (3.5mm) Mini Connector for Azden transmitters.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does it work with any box
Asked by: Anonymous
The connector on this mic is designed for the Sennheiser EW series wireless transmitters that feature a locking 3.5mm connection only.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this work with the Rodelink filmmaker kit?
Asked by: Scott
Manufacturers wire their mics and packs differently. Call Countryman tech support. They have a human that answers the phone and knows more about their mics than anyone you will find on this forum.
Answered by: Ric M.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this lav connector compatible with a Sony UTX-B03 transmitter?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is, but you have to buy with this specific code COB6W4BSN, if not Its not going to work! =
Answered by: Ivan D.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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