Schoeps CMIT 5Standard Shotgun Microphone
Chromagreen Option Color
The CMIT 5 is SCHOEPS' shotgun microphone which has set a new standard for shotgun microphones since its release. The CMIT 5's directionality increases smoothly with higher frequencies, which results in a very balanced sonic character. In addition to this, the microphone's sound level decreases softly yet steadily for off-axis sounds, allowing these to be recorded neutrally as well as reducing the effects of movement during boom operation. The CMIT 5 also has a much stronger directionality than one might expect from a microphone of its length. If required, the CMIT 5 can also be used for music recordings, for example opera recordings.
The sound quality of the CMIT 5 remains consistent even if the microphone is rotated on its axis, since its directional pattern is the same in both the vertical and horizontal planes.
Three pushbutton-activated filters allow the microphone to adapt to the recording situation:
Pairs of LEDs next to each pushbutton indicate the status of the filters. Even in darkness the user can read the settings and see that the microphone is operational. The settings are retained when the microphone is switched off.
The capsule and amplifier of the CMIT 5 are built as a single unit, unlike microphones of the SCHOEPS Colette series.
|Pickup pattern||Supercardioid / lobe-shaped|
|Frequency range||40 Hz - 20 kHz|
|Sensitivity||-35 dB (V/Pa), 18 mV/Pa|
|Equivalent noise level (A-weighted)||13 dB|
|Equivalent noise level (CCIR)||24 dB|
|Signal-to-noise ratio (A-weighted)||81 dB|
|Maximum sound pressure level (THD < 0.5 %)||131 dB-SPL (P48)|
|Maximum output voltage||1.3 V (2.5 dBV) with 1 kΩ load|
|High shelf filter||switchable, +5 dB at 10 kHz|
|Low cut filter||switchable, 80 Hz, 18 dB/oct.|
|Proximity filter||switchable, 300 Hz, 6 dB/oct.|
|Minimum recommended load impedance||1 kΩ|
|Output impedance||50 Ω|
|Maximum cable length||> 400 m|
|SCHOEPS RFI Shield||Yes|
|Powering standard / Valid range||P48 / >34 V|
|Current consumption||4.4 mA (P48)|
|Common mode rejection ratio (at 1 kHz)||> 65 dB|
|Output||XLR-3M, analog, 1 channel|
|Surface finish||blue or custom color|
On special request the CMIT 5 can be ordered with a grey or Chromagreen surface.