Behringer B-5 Condenser Microphone

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  • Condenser Microphone With 2 Interchangeable Capsules
  • Switch Between Cardioid & Omnidirectional Pickup Patterns
  • Ideal For Acoustic Applications In Studio Or Live Environments
  • Gold-Plated 3-Pin XLR Output For Incredible Signal Integrity
  • Includes Stand Adapter, Windscreen & Transport Case

Behringer B-5 Condenser Microphone

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The Behringer B-5 Condenser Microphone is a gold-sputtered diaphragm studio condenser microphone with 2 interchangeable capsules. The professional gold-sputtered diaphragm and pressure-gradient transducer delivers unparalleled audio quality. The 2 interchangeable capsules included with the B-5 gives you the option to change from cardioid and omnidirectional pickup patterns, accommodating any recorded performance, accentuating the sound. The low-noise transformerless FET input eliminates low-frequency distortion, delivering the cleanest signal possible. The gold-plated 3-pin XLR output connector ensures the highest possible signal integrity, resulting in accurate audio reproduction. The rugged design features a satin nickel-plated brass body, minimising any standard wear and tear from studio use and transportation. The B-5 comes complete with stand adapter, windscreen and transport case, making it the ideal choice for a range of recording purposes.

Product Ref: 7685

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Superb Audio Reproduction

The main function of the Behringer B-5 is to provide professional quality audio capture and reproduction, letting you record instruments and vocals with the highest quality. The B-5 is designed to provide the most accurate sound reproduction with its interchangeable diaphragm capsules delivering every nuance of the input signal. The wide-ranged, flat frequency response provides the exceptional accuracy the B-5 delivers, ensuring the highest quality audio capture and reproduction. The microphone is Phantom Powered (+48V), delivering a constant electric current to provide the power needed to produce such high quality audio.

Expansive Functionality

The B-5 has a whole host of professional quality components, delivering the exceptional quality provided by the microphone. The gold-sputtered diaphragm helps to deliver an open, transparent sound with exceptional transient response and flat frequency response. The microphone features two interchangeable capsules for versatile recording options. The omnidirectional capsule is for capturing sound in all directions; this is ideal for recording musical instruments, where the sound usually dissipates across the room. The cardioid capsule is for capturing the source signal whilst minimising off-axis sounds.

Durable Design

The Behringer B-5 Microphone is designed to be your primary studio microphone, standing the test of time. The durable die-cast metal frame with satin nickel-plated brass body can withstand the knocks and bumps usually associated with long studio sessions and transportation. The carry case that's included with the B-5 also provides added durability, letting you transport your microphone with peace of mind, protecting the microphone from any damage on the way.

Features

  • Professional gold-sputtered diaphragm condenser microphone for unsurpassed audio quality
  • Ideal as main and support microphone for studio and live applications--perfect for acoustic instruments and overhead etc.
  • 2 interchangeable capsules with cardioid and omnidirectional pickup patterns
  • Pressure-gradient transducer with shock-mounted gold-sputtered diaphragm capsule
  • Switchable low-frequency roll-off and input attenuation
  • Ultra low-noise transformerless FET input eliminates low-frequency distortion
  • Gold-plated 3-pin XLR output connector for highest signal integrity
  • Rugged construction with satin nickel-plated brass body
  • Stand adapter, windscreen and transport case included
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

Specifications

  • Transducer Type: True Condenser, 18mm Single Diaphragm
  • Operating Principle
    • Cardioid: Pressure Gradient
    • Omnidirectional: Pressure Operated
    • Polar Pattern: 1 x Cardioid, 1 x Omnidirectional, Exchangeable
    • Connection: Gold-Plated Balanced XLR Connector
  • Opern Circuit Sensitivity (At 1kHz)
    • Cardioid: -38 dBV, 12.6 mV/Pa
    • Omnidirectional: -40 dBV, 10 mV/Pa
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Level Attenuation: -10 dB (Switchable)
  • Low-Cut Filter: 6 dB/Oct. At 150Hz
  • Max. SPL (1 Percent THD @ 1kHz): 140 dB (0 dB), 150 dB (-10 dB)
  • Equivalent SPL: 16 dB-A (Cardioid), 18 dB-A (Omnidirectional)
  • Signal-To-Noise Ratio
    • Cardioid: 78 dB A-Weighted
    • Omnidirectional: 76 dB A-Weighted
  • Nominal Impedance: 70Ω
  • Load Impedance: >1kΩ
  • Supply Voltage: +48V
  • Supply Current: 3 mA
  • Weight: 0.09 kg
  • Dimensions
    • Shaft: 20 mm
    • Length: 120 mm