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AKG C 568B

What is it?A compact, short shotgun microphone designed for a wide range of applications including broadcast, TV and film production. DetailsWith its compact, lightweight body, the C 568 B is said to be ideal for camera mounting. Below 500Hz it offers a hypercardioid response; above 500Hz AKG’s ‘acoustic interference tube’ is designed to further increase directivity. The mic includes a built-in preamp requiring 9V – 52V phantom powering and features a switchable 12dB/octave, 120Hz low-cut cut filter to suppress rumble and wind noise. The C 568B operates across a 20Hz – 20kHz frequency range at a sensitivity of 11mV/Pa (-39dBV). Maximum SPL is 128dB and signal-to-noise is quoted as 76dB. Recommended load impedance is >2k ohms. The microphone is 253mm long and 21mm in diameter and weighs 160g. It’s supplied with a foam windscreen and stand adapter.