Countryman B6 Omni Miniature Lavalier

Countryman B6 Omni Miniature Lavalier

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Model:  CM-B6
Part Number:  B6 W6FF05 B
Manufacturer:  Countryman

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£295.00
(£245.83 Exc. VAT)
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Please note: This product comes pig tail as standard and can be terminated by request. Please allow a 1-3 day turnaround for the termination process. Please do get in contact with us if it is urgent!

Available Terminations


Bare Ends (Standard)
TA5 for Lectrosonics
3-Pin Lemo for WisyCom / Sennheiser SK
Large 6-Pin Lemo for Audio Ltd.
Small 6-Pin Lemo for Micron
3.5mm Locking for Sennheiser
3.5mm Locking for Sony

Countryman B6 Omni Miniature Lavalier

Only one tenth of an inch in diameter, the B6 is the smallest lavalier in the world and outperforms microphones many times its size. The changeable protective caps provide moisture resistance and colour options and let you shape the frequency response to suit different applications or to match other microphones. With exceptionally low handling noise and rugged construction, the B6 is the ideal choice for theatre, broadcast, churches, and general lavalier applications.

Nearly invisible. With a diameter of only 0.1” (2.5 mm) — the size of a No. 2 pencil lead — the mic capsule virtually disappears when worn.

Rugged cable. Aramid strength members and engineered alloys ensure that our cables provide extreme tensile and flex strength.

True colours. Our colours are precision-matched to theatre make-up shades to blend with a wide range of skin tones and clothing.

Water resistance. Our mics are water-sealed so you can use them in the hair or against the skin under hot theatre lights without "sweat-outs".

Colours Available

  • Black
  • White
  • Beige
  • Brown

Included Accessories

  • Carrying case
  • Black and white cable clips
  • Windscreen
  • Protective caps (+0, +4, and +8 dB)

Which sensitivity should I choose?

Making a microphone more sensitive to catch soft sounds means it will overload sooner for loud sounds. Because sound pressure levels vary between individuals and applications, we provide three sensitivities with three overload or clipping characteristics.

• The most sensitive (W4, grey band) is for general speaking, such as presentations or sermons, where the mic is positioned on the chest or lapel
• The middle sensitivity (W5, red band) is ideal for use as a head mic in theater
• The least sensitive mic (W6, blue band) with the highest overload sound level is a good choice for instrument applications, opera, or where the microphone will be positioned very near the mouth.

Which cap should I use?

The B6 Lavalier should always be used with a protective cap in place to keep sweat, make-up, and other foreign material out of the microphone. The three omni caps each have a different high-frequency response characteristic that controls the amount of “crispness” or “sibilance” (response at 15 kHz). To identify caps, compare size to the drawings. The omni ships with the +4 dB protective cap fitted to the mic. This will boost the perceived amount of presence in your sound, while leaving the lower frequencies unchanged. If you experience problems with high-frequency feedback, you should switch to the 0 dB cap.

Specifications


Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Operating Current: 500 uA
Operating Voltage: 1 to 2 Volts
Power Supply Voltage: +3V with 2.7 kOhm load
+5V with 6.8 kOhm load
+9V with 15 kOhm load
Weight: 0.07 oz (2 g)
Sensitivity: W4 (gray band): 16.0 mV/Pascal
W5 (red band): 7.0 mV/Pascal
W6 (blue band): 2.0 mV/Pascal
Equivalent Acoustic Noise: W4: 24 dBA
W5: 29 dBA
W6: 39 dBA
Overload Sound Level: W4: 120 dB SPL
W5: 130 dBA SPL
W6: 140 dBA SPL
Cable Length: 5 Feet

Delivery Services

At Pinknoise Systems we like to offer our customers a wide choice of delivery options for their orders, and our prices are affordable and competitive. We also use only the best, most reliable couriers and delivery services to get your equipment where it needs to be - quickly and securely. Please find an outline of our services, prices and timescales below.

Service Timescale Price
UK Mainland Royal Mail Small Parcel 2-4 Days £3.99
UK Offshore Royal Mail 2-4 Days £9.99
UK Standard Courier 2-4 Days £6.49
UK Express Courier Next Day £7.99
International Shipping From 1-8 Days (Full Details) From £15.00

Delivery Times

Delivery times are based on when the packages leaves our premises. Sometimes, due to stock restrictions or a non completed order, delivery may take longer as there is a delay with dispatch. We will always notify customers of any issues and problems via email or telephone. If your order is urgent or details change please do let us know.

For full details, fees, and time schedules, please see our Delivery Information page.

Returns & Refunds

New items: You can return goods you have ordered from us for any reason, at any time within 7 working days of receipt, for a full refund or for an exchange for a different product from our range. The cost of returning goods to us shall be borne by you, the customer, in all circumstances without exception.

Items must be packed suitably and insured for full loss in the event of a delivery problem. Pinknoise Systems will not be responsible for lost or damaged return goods. Lost or damaged goods may effect the level of refund you receive.

Used items: Please note this does not apply to used item unless they are deemed faulty.

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