Marantz Pro Audio Scope SB-C2 - Frequently Asked Questions

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The Marantz Pro Audio Scope SB-C2 is a specially designed microphone to upgrade the sound of built-in microphones on consumer DSLR cameras, with microphone elements in a X/Y pattern to create true stereo sound. This article will discuss some commonly asked questions about the Marantz Pro Audio Scope SB-C2.


Frequently Asked Questions



What is included?

  • Audio Scope SB-C2
  • Windscreen
  • Screw Adapter


What are the products features?

  • X/Y Stereo Microphone Configuration
  • Built-in 0dB and -10dB sensitivity switch 
  • Built-in Low Cut Filter switch
  • RFI shielding technology (reduce mobile phone signal interference)


What is the polar pattern?

SBC2 Polar


Do I need a separate cable for the microphone?

There are no additional cables necessary. The Audio Scope SB-C2 comes with a non-removable 3.5mm input cable. 



Do I need to use Phantom Power or a Power Supply?

No, you will not require phantom power or a power supply. Instead, the SB-C2 uses (1) AAA Battery. (Sold Separately)


How do I mount the microphone?

Mounts easily to the DSLR camera hot shoe connector.


Do I need to mount this on my DSLR or can I use a boom?

 Yes, you can mount on a boom. A screw adapter is included in the box.


How  do I install the battery?

Lift open top panel of the microphone, pushing it up towards the front of the microphone to reveal battery compartment.




Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Marantz Professional product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Marantz Professional technical support team is available to help! Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: phone support, email support.



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