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The CBL99 is a hemispherical boundary layer microphone designed to deliver superior results for a multitude of recording applications. The CBL99 is small, lightweight and easy to place. Since the transducer sits in a metal plate only 5mm (0.2 in) thick, the plate doesn’t interfere with or color the sound. Frequency response is very uniform within its hemisphere, and it captures the “room sound” of an instrument very accurately. The CBL99 requires 9V - 52V phantom power. Its output is balanced via a professional XLR connector with switchable bass-cut filter.


stereo recording of large "conference" room

...speak. now the question is, how to record such a meeting? confoosed At the moment I've slapped a cheap AKG CBL 99 boundary mic in the center of the room, on the ceiling. It works half alright, but I want to make the recordings better, my problems are: everybody talks at different levels. If...

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Akg c542bl / cbl99

...AKG C542 boundery mic's. Happy with them. When asked about them by a collegue I searched online and found the CBL99. It looks exactly the same. The spec's are exactly the same. But are they the same? If so, the C542 became a lot cheaper. I paid around 270 dollar when new and now they...

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AKG made where ?

I came across an eBay listing for the now-discontinued AKG CBL99 boundary layer mic, and was surprised to see proudly labeled on the the underside "Made in China (PRC)" I'd assumed they were all made in Austria ? An image search confirmed a few other samples of the same mic are similarly...

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