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Sony C-100 Hi-Res Condenser Microphone

by Sony
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Original price £1,383.00 inc. vat
Current price £1,320.40 inc. vat
£1,100.33 ex. vat
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Sony C-100

Taking the unique dual capsule design of the C-800G and offering it's distinctive open sound to a wider range of musicians and engineers. Used on numerous world class products this series of microphones helped make the Sony brand a common site in recording studios.

Sony C-100 Features

Excellent Sound Quality
Two-way diaphragm structure realizes both broad high range and resonant mid-low range and gives great vocal presence.

Wide Frequency Response
The C-100 microphone has a broad frequency response (20 Hz to 50kHz) and provides superb sound reproduction quality for High-Resolution Audio.

Noise Elimination Construction
Two-part metallic body structure succeeded from C-800G microphone prevents acoustic vibration resulting in low noise and clear sound.

Switchable Polar Patterns
The C-100 microphone features switchable uni-directional, omni-directional and Figure-8 polar patterns for various recording applications.

Low-Cut Filter
Low-Cut filter switch helps eliminate low-frequency noise and proximity effect.

Pad Switch
An -10dB pad switch on C-100 microphone provides added headroom and minimizes distortion caused by transient peaks.


  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 50 kHz
  • Directivity: Cardioid/Omni directional/Bi directional
  • Sensitivity *[1]: -36 dB
  • Output Impedance *[2]: 90Ω±15%, Balanced
  • Dynamic Range: 
    • (Cardioid) 113 dB or more
    • (Omni directional) 114dB or more
    • (Bi directional) 114dB or more
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio *[3]:
    • (Cardioid) 76 dB or more
    • (Omni directional) 71 dB or more
    • (Bi directional) 73 dB or more
  • Inherent Noise *[4]:
    • (Cardioid) 18 dB SPL or less
    • (Omni directional) 23 dB SPL or less
    • (Bi directional) 21 dB SPL or less
  • Wind Noise *[5]: 50 dB SPL or less (with supplied windscreen)
  • Maximum Input Sound Pressure Level *[6]:
    • (Cardioid) 131 dB SPL
    • (Omni directional) 137 dB SPL
    • (Bi directional) 135 dB SPL
  • Connector: XLR-3-12C (male)
  • Mic Cable: XLR 3-pin Cable Required (Not Supplied)
  • Power Requirements: +48 V phantom power
  • Dimensions *[7]: 40dia.×175mm (1.57dia.×6.89in.)
  • Mass: Approx. 290g (10.2oz.)
  • Supplied Accessories
    • Cradle suspention (1)
    • Wind screen (1)
    • Stand screw adaptor (W3/8 to NS5/8) (1)
    • Operating instructions (1)
    • Carrying case (1)


*[1] 0 dB = 1 V/Pa, at 1 kHz
*[2] Output impedance at 1 kHz
*[3] A-weighted, 1 kHz, 1 Pa.
*[4] 0dB SPL = 20μPa.
*[5] Wind noise at 2m/s (0 dB SPL = 20μPa.)
*[6] 0 dB SPL = 20μPa.
*[7] The values for dimensions are approximate