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Sony Miniature Broadcast Quality Wired Lavalier (tie clip) Microphone with PSU

code: ECM-88B
  • £524.00
  • RRP: £695.00
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  • Ideal for Broadcast, theater, field production and music applications
  • Extremely low cable handling noise
  • Water-resistant design
  • Ultra-compact microphone capsule

Sony ECM-88B (ECM88B, ECM 88B, ECM/88B) Miniature Broadcast Quality Wired Lavalier (tie clip) Microphone with PSU

The Sony ECM-88B is a miniature omni-directional electret-condenser microphone ideally suited for quality-critical applications in broadcasting, theater and field production.

This lavalier mic achieves high-sensitivity and has a flat-and-wide frequency response.

The ECM-88B offers extremely low handling noise with unparalleled high sound quality.

The ECM-88B comes with a DC-78 power supply and it has a cable length of 8.2 feet. This model is best suited for wired lav mic applications.


Audio Section

  • Capsule Type: Electret Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Directivity: Omni-directional
  • Sensitivity *[1]: -52 dB +/- 2 dB (when used with DC-78), (-39.0 dB 11.2 mV for BC)
  • Output Impedance *[2]: 30Ω±30%, Unbalanced, 100Ω±20%, Balanced (when used with DC-78)
  • Dynamic Range: 99 dB or more
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio *[3]: 68 dB or more
  • Inherent Noise *[4]: 26 dB SPL or less
  • Induction Noise From External Magnetic Field *[5]: 5 dB SPL or less
  • Wind Noise *[6]: 45 dB SPL or less (with supplied windscreen)
  • Maximum Input Sound Pressure Level *[7]: 125 dB SPL

General Section

  • Connector: SMC9-4P 4-pin on microphone. Also supplied with DC-78 Power Supply Unit for XLR-3-12C (male) output connection.
  • Mic Cable: 8.2 feet, 2.5 m
  • Power Requirements: ECM-88B with DC-78 Power Supply connected: Two-way powering; battery operation (AA-size battery) or external DC, operation (12 V to 48 V)
  • ECM-88B 4-pin connector: DC 1.1 V to 10.0 V.
  • Battery Operating Time: Approx. 6000 h (LR6)
  • Power Consumption: Internal battery: 0.3 mA or less, External battery: 2 mA or less
  • Dimensions *[8]: φ5/32 x 11/16 inches (Mic head), φ3.5 x 16.8 mm (Mic head), φ20 x 144 mm (DC-78 power unit), φ13/16 x 5 3/4 inches (DC-78 Power Unit)
  • Mass: Approx. 5.7 oz (with DC-78 power supply), Approx. 160 g (with DC-78 power supply), Approx. 0.7 oz (Mic Only),Approx. 0.5 g (Mic Only)

In the box

  • 1x Miniature Broadcast Quality Wired Lavalier
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