C-800G (C800G)

Studio Tube Condenser Microphone


Studio Tube Condenser Microphone
Excellent for vocal recording in studios and film post production houses, Sony's C-800G Studio Tube Condenser Microphone is designed for high-quality sound. The C-800G features a high-quality dual large diaphragm for true reproduction of vocal qualities, vacuum tube warm sound quality through a 6AU6A vacuum tube, a unique Peltier-based cooling system to achieve optimum tube operating temperature, and an electronically selectable pick-up pattern (Omni/Uni) for various recording applications.
• Designed for high-quality sound
• Suitable for vocal recording in studios and film post-production houses
• High sensitivity of –32 dB/Pa
• Low noise and low distortion due to built-in cooling system
• Large diaphragm capsule
• Electronically selectable directivity, either omni-directional or cardioid


Signal-to-noise ratio
Signal-to-noise ratio: 76 dB (Uni), 73 dB (Omni).
High sensitivity
High sensitivity of –32 dB/Pa.
Frequency response
Frequency response: 20 Hz–18,000 Hz
Dynamic range
Dynamic range: 113 dB


General Specifications
Capsule Type
Frequency Response
20 Hz to 18 kHz
(Uni) -32.0 dB/Pa
(Omni) -35.0 dB/Pa
Dynamic Range
113 dB or more
S/N Ratio
(Uni) 76 dB or more
(Omni) 73 dB or more
Inherent Noise (0 dB SPL = 20 μPa)
(Uni) Less than 18 dB SPL (Omni) Less than 21 dB SPL
Max SPL (dB SPL) (0 dB SPL = 20 μPa)
(Uni) 131 dB SPL (Omni) 134 dB SPL
MIC output: JIS CNR01SRM016007 type
Cable Length
Mic Cable: 26 feet
Power Requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Mic: 2 1/4 dia. x 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches
Mic: 2.0 lb

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