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Sony C-100 Condenser Microphone

Sony C-100 Condenser Microphone

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The Sony C-100 is a two way condenser microphone, compatible with High-Resolution Audio, and suitable for vocal and critical instrument recording in the studio.

Sony C-100 Condenser Microphone

The Sony C-100 microphone incorporates newly developed double microphone capsules and noise elimination structure, originally employed in the C-800G microphone, the C-100 delivers a broad frequency range of 20 to 50,000 Hz and excellent reproduction of vocal and musical qualities. The condenser element of the C-100 microphone provides a selectable pick-up pattern (Omni/Uni/Bi) for various recording applications.

Sony C-100 Condenser Mic 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 Sony 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 Sony C-100 microphone features switchable uni-directional, omni-directional and Figure-8 ploar 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.

Included Accessories for the Sony C-100:

  • Cradle suspention (1)
  • Wind screen (1)
  • Stand screw adaptor (W3/8 to NS5/8) (1)
  • Operating instructions (1)
  • Carrying case (1)

Sony C-100 Condenser Microphone Tech Spec

Audio Section

Capsule Type

2 Way Microphone (Condenser + Back electret condenser)

Frequency Response

20 Hz to 50 kHz


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

General Section


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.)





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)

Optional Accessories




*[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.