Sanken was showing a preliminary version of their upcoming WMS-50 Surround microphone at IBC 2019.
The WMS-50 is an ultra-compact surround system microphone with front and rear MS components outputs. Each MS output is a Mini XLR05M connection.
The microphone features a figure 8 cardioid pick up pattern that Sanken claims produces smooth and coherent stereo and surround audio.
|Directivity||Front M1, Rear M2:Cardiod|
Front S, Rear S: Figure 8
|Frequency Range||60Hz- 20kHz|
|Sensitivity (nominal at 1kHz)||-28db/Pa|
|Equivalent noise level||18dBspl|
|Max SPL (1% THD)||131dBspl|
|Dimensions||22.2 mm (diameter) x 175mm|
There is currently no information about pricing or availability.
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