Sony C-800G Large-Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone

Capture every nuance of any voice or instrument across the full frequency range in stunning detail with the Sony C-800G large-diaphragm tube condenser.

The use of a rigorously selected vacuum tube gives the Sony C-800G microphone its superb sonic quality, particularly at high frequencies and with exceptionally low noise levels. With a wide dynamic range and ability to resolve subtle sound detail, the sonic quality is expressed as rich, natural, and sensitive with an outstanding response to fast transients.

Selectable directivity

The C-800G provides electronically selectable directivity, either omnidirectional or uni-directional, for maximum flexibility and control over pickup angle.

Advanced cooling system

The first microphone in the world to incorporate a built-in thermo-electric cooling system employing a semiconductor device, heat pipe, and heat sink, which greatly contribute to the low noise and low distortion characteristics.

Critical vocal recordings

The C-800G is particularly suitable for critical vocal recording in recording studios and movie and video post-production houses, where sound clarity and nuance are essential.

High sensitivity

With a high sensitivity of -32 dB/Pa, this microphone can capture subtle nuances at high frequencies with low noise levels and minimum distortion.

AC power supply unit

The AC-MC800G power supply unit is supplied as part of the C-800GPAC1 condenser microphone package.


- Studio Tube Condenser Microphone PAC
- Designed for high-quality sound
- Suitable for vocal recording in studios and film post-production houses
- High sensitivity of -32 dB/Pa read more
- Low noise and low distortion due to built-in cooling system
- Large diaphragm capsule
- Electronically selectable directivity, either omnidirectional or cardioid
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- Capsule type: Condenser
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 18.000 kHz
- Directivity: Uni-directional/Omni-directional
- Sensitivity:
- (Uni) -32.0dB/Pa
- (Omni) -35.0dB/Pa
- Dynamic Range: 113 dB or more
- S/N Ratio:
- (Uni) 76 dB or more
- (Omni) 73 dB or more
- Inherent Noise (0 dB SPL = 20 uPa):
- (Uni) Less than 18 dB SPL
- (Omni) Less than 21 dB SPL
- Max SPL (dB SPL) (0 dB SPL = 20 uPa):
- (Uni) 131 dB SPL
- (Omni) 134 dB SPL
- Connector: MIC output; JIS CNR01SRM016007 type
- Cable Length: Mic Cable; 26 feet
- Power Requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
- Dimensions:
- Mic; 2.25 dia. x 7.63 x 9.38 inches
- Power Supply; 8.5 x 4.25 x 12.13 inches
- Weight:
- Mic; 2.0 lb
- Power Supply; 11 lb 14 oz
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 28.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 19 x 17 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): C800GPAC1

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 866-766-9272


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