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Sanken CU-55 to Debut at NAB

Broadcast microphone manufacturer Sanken will introduce its new generation CU-55 cardioid microphone at NAB this April.
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Las Vegas, NV (March 15, 2013)—Broadcast microphone manufacturer Sanken will introduce its new generation CU-55 cardioid microphone at NAB this April.

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The flat off-axis response of this new generation microphone is designed to handle announcer movement or when more than one voice is on mic. The new mic houses a side-firing 16mm capsule with a resonant chamber like the Sanken CU-44x studio mic, precision tuned to create a cardioid pattern.

The CU-55 uses the same diaphragm material as Sanken's CO-100K and CUW-180 mics. Designed for voice in broadcast, film VO and high-end radio, the CU-55 is intended to be an all-around studio mic.

"Sanken's new CU-55 is right up there in quality with their entire family of top studio mics, and a welcome addition,” commented Nashville producer/ engineer Chuck Ainlay. “It's warm and natural, not hyped at all, and is really great as a compact side-address mic that is easy to maneuver into tight spaces."

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