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Sanken CS-1e Moisture-Resistant Short Shotgun Microphone

BH #SACS1E • MFR #CS-1E
Sanken CS-1e Moisture-Resistant Short Shotgun Microphone
Key Features
  • For Film, TV & Location Recording
  • Ultralightweight & Moisture-Resistant
  • No Switches, Buttons, or Dials
  • 50 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
Record dialogue, foley, and sound effects in sterling sound quality with the Sanken CS-1e moisture-resistant short shotgun microphone mounted on your boompole or camera. Its focused reach, low noise, and ultrastrong output yield high-end audio performance in an incredibly lightweight design. With a fast power-up response and no controls to configure, the CS-1e is always ready to go.
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Sanken CS-1e Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Resists Humidity and Temperature Changes
  • 3Professional Sound Quality
  • 4Phantom Powered
  • 5Ideal for Mounting on a Boompole or Camera
  • 6Windscreen Minimizes Wind Noise

Record dialogue, foley, and sound effects in sterling sound quality with the Sanken CS-1e moisture-resistant short shotgun microphone mounted on your boompole or camera. Its focused reach, low noise, and ultrastrong output yield high-end audio performance in an incredibly lightweight design. With a fast power-up response and no controls to configure, the CS-1e is always ready to go.

The microphone exhibits a supercardioid polar pattern at low and midrange frequencies, and transitions to a lobar pattern at high frequencies, allowing it to attenuate the 90° off-axis points by about 10 dB from 250 Hz to 1 kHz, by 20 dB at 2 kHz, and by over 24 dB at 4 kHz. For independent and major film, television, and location recording gigs, the CS-1e is an ideal space-saving microphone that won't compromise the integrity of your audio and won't get in the way of your shot.

Resists Humidity and Temperature Changes
When working outdoors in humid environments, moisture and condensation can cause many mics to fail. The CS-1e's rugged design and purpose-built components provide optimum resistance to humidity and hostile temperature changes, assuring dependable signal quality in a variety of environmental conditions.
Professional Sound Quality
The CS-1e was built for use by independent videographers and demanding sound recordists alike. Its 50 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response incorporates a gentle rise above 5 kHz to increase intelligibility, and a natural bass roll-off to mitigate rumble. Its low self-noise of 15 dBA and ultrahigh sensitivity of -24 dB produce signal purity that's ready to be mixed.
Phantom Powered
Thanks to its 3-pin XLR output and compliance with 44 to 52 VDC phantom power, the CS-1e is compatible with a variety of handheld audio recorders, field recorders, and mixer adapters, as well as built-in preamps on many camcorders and cinema cameras.
Ideal for Mounting on a Boompole or Camera
The CS-1e includes two rubber O-rings that expand the microphone's diameter to fit the larger mic holders found on many high-end cameras. Alternatively, use a separately available shockmount such as the Sanken KS-1 to attach the CS-1e to a boompole and prevent the transfer of vibrations to the microphone. The CS-1e's body features a matte black finish to prevent distracting visual reflections.
Windscreen Minimizes Wind Noise
The CS-1e has a urethane windscreen to reduce unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners. For maximum reduction of wind noise indoors and outside, consider the Sanken WSJ-1e furry windshield (available separately).

Sanken CS-1e Specs

Key Specs
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Microphone
Form Factor
Stand/Boom Mount
Sound Field
Mono
Operating Principle
Line Gradient
Element Type
Condenser
Polar Pattern
Lobar, Supercardioid
Orientation
End Address
Circuitry
Solid-State
Pad
No
High-Pass Filter
No
Tone Adjustment
No
Gain Adjustment
No
Indicators
No
On-Board Controls
No
Performance
Frequency Range
50 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL
130 dB SPL (1% THD)
Off-Axis Rejection
6 dB at 60°
25 dB at 120°
15 dB at 180°
Sensitivity
-24 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Connectivity
Output Connector
1 x XLR 3-Pin
Power
Power Sources
Phantom Power
Operating Voltage
to
Operating Current Consumption
3.5 mA
Physical
Color
Black
Mounting
Camera/Shoe-Mount, Mic Clip/Stand Adapter, Shockmount (with Optional Hardware)
Included Case
No
Dimensions
ø: 0.75 x L: 7.15" / ø: 19 x L: 181.5 mm
Weight
2.82 oz / 80 g (Microphone)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.6 x 4.6 x 3.3"

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