Top of the line. Huge dynamic range. Anodized blue color – because hey, it looks good.
Starting price $2,200.
You wouldn’t use a Schoeps CMIT5U in a high humidity location where you would use an MKH 416 (or even a Rode NTG-3) or other RF condenser design shotgun. The Super CMIT5U at around $4800 is the even more expensive digital sibling of this mic.