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Sanken Short Shotgun Microphone

Abel Code: SK-CS-1E
Mfr. Code: CS-1E
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
Ideal shotgun microphone for boom pole or on-board camera. The CS-1e Short Shotgun Mic from Sanken features high directivity, a compact body, and weighs only 80 grams. Used on a boom it is easy to keep it out of frame yet still record your audio.
Key Highlights
  • Long reach for a compact body
  • Weighs only 80 grams
  • Ideal for ENG and run-and-gun


The Sanken CS-1e Short Shotgun Microphone is Sanken's solution to a large demand from many engineers in the video and film Industries. This shotgun mic is easily hidden from the camera's view, because of its short length.

Although only 7.15" (181.5 mm), the CS-1e delivers sharp directivity and provides excellent sound in a wide variety of professional engineering applications. The CS-1e works extremely well with various kinds of camera mounts for one-man ENG operations on camcorder mount or boom pole. Its 80 g weight also benefits on-board camera work.

What's in the Box

  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Vinyl Case
  • Urethane Windscreen
  • Sanken CS-1e Short Shotgun Microphone


Key Highlights

  • Long reach for a compact body
  • Weighs only 80 grams
  • Ideal for ENG and run-and-gun
  • Great for documentaries
  • Sharp directivity for boom or camera


Output Connector/Port:
1 x XLR 3-pin


120 Ohms @ 1 kHz
Microphone Options:
Microphone Notes:
THD - 1%
-24 dB
Frequency Range:
50 Hz to 20 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level:
15 dB A-Weighted
Max SPL:
130 dB SPL


Input Voltage:
48 V ± 4 V


4.6 in
3.3 in
10.6 in
1.2 lb
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