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SANKEN CMS-7s ENG M-S Stereo Mikrophone


Stereo Microphone utilizing M-S technology

The Sanken CMS-7s is a portable M-S stereo condenser microphone for indoor and outdoor Broadcast and Film sound recording. The CMS-7 is an extremely popular stereo microphone used all over the world, and itsTitanium diaphragms isrelatively immune to temperature and humidity changes.

The CMS-7s is not 48V driven microphone and has XLR-7PIN output. Therefore it is supplied with a special high voltage PSU & matrix box (CMS-MBB-I, MBB-II) to record stereo signal, with five selectable stereo width angles. It is simple to capture very natural environmental stereo sound information from the CMS-7s in virtually any kind of location and from very loud sound sources. MAX SPL is up to 130dB at 1% THD.

Due to the MS array, the microphone delivers a very good ambient sound without any lack of the very precise center image.




CMS-MBB I M-S to LR converter with battery PSY
CMS-MBB II as above plus headphone output

Handgrip with suspension

WS-/s Windscreen
WJ-7s Windjammer
TC-7s Aluminium carrying case
SC-74 2*XLR3 to XLR7 cable with 10dB ATT for use of CMS-MBB at post-production


M/S-Matrix Box MBB-ll
CMS-MBB ll M-S to LR converter with battery PSU, with headphone jack
for monitoring LR stereo while recording in M-S.


Specifications of CMS-7

Transducer Type: Push-Pull condensator
Polar Pattern: M/S stereo (M=cardioid S=figure of eight)
Frequency Response: 50Hz - 20kHz
Impedance: 30 Ohm
Output Level at 1 Pa: 10mV
max. SPL for 1% THD.: 130dB
noise (IEC 179): >19dB
transducer: Titanium Membrane (1micron)
Power Supply: CMS-MBB-II Combi-Box
Dimensions: 19.5cm x 2.25cm
Weight: 250g


Grafische Darstellungen
frequency response and polar pattern


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