CS-M1
CLEAR SOUND
LIGHTWEIGHT
4″ LONG
SHORT SUPER CARDIOID SHOTGUN

Unique Design Combines Premium Quality Sound in Lightweight Compact Shotgun

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CS-M1 ShotGun Mic DSLR MountedThe CS-M1 is the latest addition to the Sanken Production microphone range and sets new standards of sound quality for a short shotgun mic. From professional boom pole drama and film location recording to DSLR camera mounted applications, the CS-M1 delivers pristine quality audio with sharp directivity.

At only 4” in length and weighing less than 2 oz., the unobtrusive CS-M1 can be used in tight mic situations to faithfully capture the story. Like all Sanken shotguns it is rugged and dependable with a wide range of applications where sound clarity and noise rejection are critical requirements.

CS-M1 shown with optional KSM1 shock mount

CS-M1 with Shockmount

CS-M1 at AES 2018 NY

Jim Pace from Plus24 (Sanken’s USA distributor) introduces the newest member of the Sanken Production and Live Range, the CS-M1 shotgun/video microphone.

Sanken CS-M1 listening experience!

Michael Wynne checks out the CS-M1 with examples of how the mic performs mounted on his Panasonic GH5 DSLR.

Capture the Story

CS-M1 Shotgun Mic In HandThe CS-M1’s lightweight, rugged design and unique components assure optimum resistance to humidity and adverse temperature changes.

The mic is especially suited to shoots where tight patterns and premium sound are the goal. It can be camera mounted without interfering with even a short lens, yet still provide the quality of audio demanded by today’s professionals, all at an affordable price.

  • Unique Sanken lightweight design
  • Sharp directivity
  • Clear sound
  • Short 4″ length, lightweight (less than 2oz) for easy operation
  • Ideal for boom pole operation on drama and film shoots
  • Ideal for mounting on cameras with short lens
  • Suitable for ENG applications
  • Standard 19 mm diameter
  • Advanced RFI rejection
  • Wide 70Hz – 20kHz frequency range
  • Rugged and dependable design
CS-M1

SPECIFICATIONS

Model Name

CS-M1

Transducer

Back Electret Condenser

Directivity

Super Cardioid / lobar

Frequency response

(70Hz – 20kHz)

Sensitivity (at 1kHz)

79mV/Pa (-22dB, 0dB=1V/Pa)

Equivalent noise level (A weighted)

16dB SPL

Max SPL (1% THD)

137dB SPL

Output impedance( 1kHz )

140 ohms

Powering

+48V±4V Phantom Powering

Current consumption

4mA

Weight

1.9oz (55g)

Dimensions

4.1″ (103mm) length
0.75″ (19mm) diam.

Surface finish

Matte Black

Connector

XLR-3-12C(M) equivalent
1: GND, 2: Hot, 3: Cold

POLAR PATTERN
CS-M1 Polar Pattern
CS-M1 Dimensions
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
CS-M1 Frequency Response

ACCESSORIES

Included Accessories:
Optional Accessories: