The ECM-77 (OMNI) is probably the most often seen lapel microphone on TV and it is used widely in both studio production and on location. Its popularity is based on a combination of excellent sound quality, robust construction and an attractive cosmetic design. It is supplied with a integral power barrel and it is terminated with an XLR connector.
As a lapel microphone, the ECM-77 is an alternative to the traditional hand held microphone and being 'hands free' it allows the presenter to concentrate on her/his performance.
The ECM-77 is probably the most seen microphone on TV and its compact design creates a professional image.
Easy and Familiar Operation
The ECM-77 is an essential tool for achieving good quality voice recording. The microphone's capsule is designed for voice pick-up with an extended frequency response and impressive sensitivity. The popularity of the microphone in TV production means that most sound people will be familiar with using the ECM-77.
Capsule Type Electret Condenser
Frequency Response 40 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity * -39.0 dB (11.2 mV)
Output Impedance * 2.5kO±30%, Unbalanced
Dynamic Range 90d B or more
Signal-to-Noise Ratio * 64 dB or more
Inherent Noise * 30 dB SPL or less
Induction Noise From External Magnetic Field * 5 dB SPL or less
Wind Noise * 40 dB SPL or less (with windscreen)
Maximum Input Sound Pressure Level * 120 dB SPL