Sony ECM-680S MS Stereo Shotgun Electret Condenser Microphone

A shotgun electret condenser microphone

Sony ECM-680S MS Stereo Shotgun Electret Condenser Microphone

Sony ECM-680S MS Stereo Shotgun Electret Condenser Microphone

A shotgun electret condenser microphone

SKU: ECM-680S

Cat no: 8630

  • Superior Sound Quality
  • Switchable between Stereo & Mono
  • Flat and Wide Frequency Response
  • Compact and Lightweight
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£780.00 (ex vat) £936.00 (incl vat)

Sony ECM-680S MS Stereo Shotgun Electret Condenser Microphone

The Sony ECM-680S from Sony is an MS stereo* shotgun, electret condenser-type microphone, ideal for a broad range of field production and broadcast studio applications.

Incorporating newly developed microphone capsules, the ECM-680S offers excellent sensitivity, low inherent noise, and a flat-and wide frequency response. The most distinguished feature of the ECM-680S is its switchable operation between a highly directional monaural mode and stereo mode.

Monaural mode provides highly directional sound pickup, while stereo mode delivers natural and spatial sound. The ECM-680S is compact and lightweight, making it well-suited to use with a range of Sony professional camcorders. In addition, it can be mounted on a boom pole for more versatility. With its excellent quality and versatility, the ECM-680S is an ideal choice for quality-conscious sound gathering applications.

* MS microphone signal of th e ECM- 680S is internally decoded to L and R (stereo) outputs

This product comes with PrimeSupport – fast, hassle-free repairs and a helpline offering expert technical advice. Which gives you the peace of mind that Sony is looking after your equipment, and your business.

Product Specification

Capsule type
  • Electret condenser
Stereo type
  • MS (Mid-Side) stereo microphone
Directivity
  • Uni-directional
Frequency response
  • Stereo: 50 Hz to 20 kHz
Monaural
  • 40 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz)
  • Stereo: -28 dB(*1) ±3 dB
Monaural
  • -32 dB(*1) ±3 dB
Output impedance (at 1 kHz)
  • 100 ohms ±20%
Dynamic range
  • Stereo: 104 dB or more
Monaural
  • 106 dB or more
Signal-to-noise ratio (IEC179 A-weighted, 1 kHz, 1Pa)
  • Stereo: 74 dB or more
Monaural
  •  76 dB or more
Inherent noise
  • 20 dB SPL(*2) or less
Wind noise
  • 60 dB SPL(*2) or less (with windscreen), 55 dB SPL(*2) (without windscreen)
Induction noise from external magnetic field
  • 0 dB SPL(*2) or less
Maximum input sound pressure level
  • 124 dB SPL(*2)
Power requirements
  • DC 40 to 52 V
Power consumption
  • Stereo: 4 mA or less x 2ch
Monaural
  • 4 mA or less
Mass
  • Approx. 140 g (4.9 oz)
Dimensions
  • 20 mm diameter x 250 mm long

Cables Click to expand

Sony 5-Pin to Dual 3-pin XLR Cable for ECM-680S

Sony 5-Pin to Dual 3-pin XLR Cable for ECM-680S

£125.80 (ex vat) £150.96 (incl vat)

Mounts Click to expand

Rycote 042901 InVision Video Hot Shoe

Rycote 042901 InVision Video Hot Shoe

£50.00 (ex vat) £60.00 (incl vat)
Rycote InVision Softie Lyre Mount MHR

Rycote InVision Softie Lyre Mount MHR

£60.00 (ex vat) £72.00 (incl vat)
Rycote InVision Softie Lyre Mount with Pistol Grip

Rycote InVision Softie Lyre Mount with Pistol Grip

£60.00 (ex vat) £72.00 (incl vat)

Softies & Suspension Click to expand

Rycote Super-Softie Windshield - 18cm (19/22)

Rycote Super-Softie Windshield - 18cm (19/22)

£95.00 (ex vat) £114.00 (incl vat)
Rycote 18cm Classic-Softie Kit (19/22)

Rycote 18cm Classic-Softie Kit (19/22)

£140.00 (ex vat) £168.00 (incl vat)

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