ORTF-3D Outdoor Set

Plug&Play Set

Properties

  • Plug&Play set for 3D ambience recording
  • with windscreen and fur, elastic mounting, microphones and cabling
  • internal heating allows continuous 24/7 outdoor use
  • applications: ambience recording at sports events, film sound, etc. 
  • 3/8"-thread

Order number

  • No. 176201 Version for hanging (montage and cable outlet at the bottom side)
  • No. 176206 Stand version (montage and cable outlet at the top side)

Description

The ORTF-3D was developed with optimal imaging characteristics in mind. It is part of the SCHOEPS ORTF series, similar to 'ORTF Stereo' and 'ORTF Surround' setups. It features very good 360° imaging with a pleasant, natural-sounding spatial impression and a large listening area.

The ORTF-3D setup uses 8 supercardioid studio quality microphones.

The 'ORTF-3D Outdoor Set' is a complete set. It includes:

  • No. 176202: WSC ORTF-3D: windshield with suspension and fur and integrated heating as well as cabling
  • 4 * No. 121017: CCM 41, Supercardioid...

The ORTF-3D was developed with optimal imaging characteristics in mind. It is part of the SCHOEPS ORTF series, similar to 'ORTF Stereo' and 'ORTF Surround' setups. It features very good 360° imaging with a pleasant, natural-sounding spatial impression and a large listening area.

The ORTF-3D setup uses 8 supercardioid studio quality microphones.

The 'ORTF-3D Outdoor Set' is a complete set. It includes:

  • No. 176202: WSC ORTF-3D: windshield with suspension and fur and integrated heating as well as cabling
  • 4 * No. 121017: CCM 41, Supercardioid Microphones
  • 4 * No. 121103: CCM 41V Supercardioid Microphones
  • 2 * No. 152407: K Surround 5 M: 4ch multicore cable
  • 1 * No. 152403: AK Surround M / 4U: 4ch breakout cable
  • 1 * No. 154202: AK Surround H M / 4U: 4ch breakout cable with heating supply
  • 1 * No. 222003: Waterproof "MAX" Plastic Case

A Rain cover is optionally available (No. 179001)

About the development and application of the ORTF-3D technique:

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Videos

Practice

The ORTF-3D Outdoor Set has been applied in many arenas at large sports events (e.g. soccer, tennis) for several years.

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (w x h x d)

42 cm x 21 cm x 32 cm
44 cm x 23 cm x 34 cm (mit Fell)
47 cm x 28 cm x 40 cm (mit Regenschutz) 

Weight

1 kg
1,3 kg (with fur)
1,7 kg (with rain cover)

Stereophonic recording technique

ORTF-3D 

Product History

  • 2014: First version of the original "ORTF-3D", beta test at major sports events in Brazil
  • 2015: Presentation of the flat ORTF-3D microphone setup (ICSA, Graz)
  • 2016: OEM windscreen, developed by CINELA, first version made of transparent acrylic glass
  • 2018: Exterior plastic grille is black, redesigned microphone suspensions (blue) to easier mount microphones and avoid cable breaks
  • 2018: second version for stand mounting
  • 2019: Suspensions revised (green): Coincidence now rel. the horizontal plane

Downloads

ORTF-3D: Ambience recording for 3D Audio & VR

Paper on the development and the application of the ORTF-3D setup for 3D-Audio and VR

Helmut Wittek, 2016

Articles

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ORTF Series

ORTF for Stereo, Surround and 3D

Product sheets

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Development and application of a stereophonic multichannel recording technique for 3D-Audio and VR

AES Paper about the development of the ORTF-3D technique

by Helmut Wittek and Günther Theile, 2017

Articles

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ORTF-3D Windshield Setup Guide

incl. channel allocation, orientation and changing fur/rain cover

User guides, manuals

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Microphone techniques for 3D-Audio and VR

About Basics, Image Assistant, OCT-3D, ORTF-3D, etc. (Powerpoint slides)

Helmut Wittek, 2018

Lectures

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Microphone Usage for Sports Broadcasting

Article on microphone techniques used in sports broadcasting

Helmut Wittek, 2016

Articles

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3D Audio Natural Recording

Paper on psychoacoustic basics for 3D Audio Microphone Recording

by Günther Theile, Helmut Wittek, 2016

Articles

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Which windscreen fits my SCHOEPS microphone?

updated 07.10.2019

User Brochures

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Variants & Options

The windscreen is normally designed for hanging operation as used in the stadium. There is a separate version for stand operation available.

A rain cover can be ordered/pre-installed instead of the fur.