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About Sony ECM-CS3

The Sony ECM-CS3 Tie Clip Microphone is a small, discreet omni-directional mic that can be used to pick up voices from all angles. It features a 360deg. rotating clip that attaches to a tie or clothing and remains nearly out-of-sight. Use it in combination with a digital voice recorder to capture business meetings, lectures and interviews. It can also work with your PC to make VoIP calls and for online gaming.

Sony ECM-CS3 Features

  • 360deg. Rotating Clip: Conveniently clips to your clothing for hands free recording with 360deg. rotation
  • Compact Design: Sophisticated, discreet and professional design for natural unobtrusive recording
  • Voice Capture: Pair with a digital voice recorder to capture business meetings, lectures and interviews
  • Use with PC: Works with a PC or laptop to make VoIP calls and for online gaming

Sony ECM-CS3 Specifications

Frequency Response
50 - 15,000Hz
Gold-plated, L-shaped mini-plug
Open Circuit Output Voltage Level: -38 dB (1,000 Hz, 0 db = 1 V/Pa)
Type of Use
Electret Condenser Microphone
1.0 m (39-3/8 in)
Operating Temperature
5deg. C - 35deg. C (41deg. F - 95deg. F)
Power Management
Plug-in Power System
Stereo Channel Separation
AC Power
Battery Power
11 mm x 32 mm (7/16 in x 1 5/16 in)
12 g / 0.42 oz (with Cord)

Sony ECM-CS3 Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers


Awesome mic


from Azusa  -  Semi-pro Videographer

This is what might be the best lav mic for the price. Only thing is I wish it came with a wind screen. Also wish the cord was about 1 foot longer.


Happy to buy from Adorma


from NY  -  Casual User

Happy with the product


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rong x  it for apple mac mini?
PATRICIA V  I have an Olympus LS10 voice recorder and want to use this lapel microphone attached to it. The person would have the recorder in his pocket. Is this a good choice for him making a speech at a podium? Will this do a good job recording his voice?
PAVLIN Z  This is a great microphone for the money and will do the trick. Here is a short video that I found to be very helpful.
Shopper  How long is the cord?
JAMES C  About 40 inches.
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