The AKG CB is a professional condenser shotgun microphone whose capsule combines high directivity and wide frequency range. It is a perfect tool for . The C B Professional Small Condenser Shotgun Microphone from AKG is a short shotgun microphone designed for camera mounting and handheld. Hi guys, I just got a sweet deal on a couple of AKG CB shotgun microphones for my soon-to-be-mine DVX. I’ve read some pretty good.

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BTW – I’m going to be making my own boom-pole and I’ll make sure to post pictures when c568n done: It is very directional, very sensitive but with a wonderful low end that surprises me each time I use it.

Means pretty much the opposite. Thought I’d resurrect this post.

AKG CB any good?

The short design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the image. This mic is touted as a hypercardiod and a shotgun. AKG C B overview. A low-cut filter switch eliminates hum and noise at Hz. The result eliminates ambient noise while providing accurate pick up at greater ranges. The windsock is also known as a dead cat, etc. Long live the Power Mac.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I once recorded a chamber quartet at a wedding near a waterfall. The microphone yields a hypercardioid polar pattern below Hz.

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. One that Schoeps use to poke fun at until recently for some darn reason. Links monetized by VigLink. Designed for quality boom recording apps, the C will unfortunately catch every hand movement noise on camera. The manufacturer states “Below Hz it functions as a hypercardioid microphone; above Hz, the acoustic interference tube increases its directivity for extremely accurate pickup of distant sound.


Be the first to review this item. Eliminates Off-Axis Noise The C B shotgun microphone eliminates off-axis signal while placing emphasis on the direct incoming signal. Crappy sound makes for a crappy movie, no matter how pretty the pictures.

Wide Frequency Response The 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response allows the microphone to be used in a variety of applications. Rated 5 out of 5 by Your Free Lunch from Great on camera mic AKG C B accessories. I haven’t actually used it yet Be sure to use the low cut filter if hand holding your camera or else you will be doing post-production noise reduction. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rycote and others make a combo wind protector that combines the furry with the “blimp” but it only covers the front part of the mic.

It’s an unfortunate flaw in the fundamental design of interference tube mics. The only reviews I’ve been able to find have been centered around music and theatre use AKG C B reviews.

Family Fest ScriptFest X: I’ve read some pretty good reviews on them on various sites, but I was wondering if any of you guys have tried them on shoots with the DVX?


AKG C568B Professional small condenser shotgun microphone

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Camera Mountable The short, compact design allows the C B to be mounted on a camera without obstructing the camera’s view. The condenser element requires 9 to 52V phantom power and features a wide frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. This mic has proven to be a invaluable asset as a on camera and studio microphone and has consistently given me great results under the most unfavorable conditions.

I use a Akf blimp, with a K-tek shock mount and K-Tek pistol grip. A little fussy in setting c58b under extremely high SPL conditions. Rated 5 out of 5 by Red Diamond from Great Frequency Response I use this mic on-camera as a shotgun as well as site recording using a boom or stand.

Check out my IMDB page: You amg hear the bass of the cello but barely the waterfall.

It is precisely that coloration that you are trying to avoid by using a hyper instead of a shotgun. Originally Posted by tlorenzo. To put a slightly different spin on a post above: Power Mac Dual 2. Above Hz, amg microphone increases directivity, eliminating signal at the off-axis sections of the capsule.