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AKG CBL Series Boundary Layer Microphones Win SCN 2019 Product of the Year Award

November 07, 2019

AKG CBL301 and CBL201 boundary layer microphones receive 2019 Systems Contractor News Awards in the category of Product of the Year

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.—HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked AV, today announced that AKG CBL series boundary layer microphones earned the 2019 Systems Contractor News (SCN) Award in the Product of the Year category.

The 2019 SCN InfoComm Installation Product Awards honors the most innovative commercial AV products of 2018, and were presented at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Leveraging AKG’s vast portfolio of innovation, AKG CBL Series boundary layer microphones are available in multiple form factors and mic coverage patterns to accommodate critical applications, including conference rooms and meeting spaces.

“We are honored to receive the prestigious 2019 SCN InfoComm Installation Product Award for Product of the Year,” said Erik Tarkiainen, Vice President of Global Marketing, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “CBL series microphones represent a breakthrough in conferencing technology, combining professional audio quality with class-leading ease-of-use. This award demonstrates our commitment to creating innovative, high-quality products for both the professional and consumer markets.”

AKG CBL series boundary layer microphones are easy to install, easy to use, easy on the eyes and make meetings sound great. Featuring an ultra-low profile design, CBL microphones ensure minimal disruption while sitting on a table or desk. The CBL301 is equipped with a triple element cardioid capsule configurable from 270° - 360°, while the CBL201 utilizes a dual element cardioid capsule fixed at 180°.

With a built-in mute switch, users can toggle CBL microphones from talk to mute with the press of a button, while the onboard RGB LED ring indicates the current talk or mute state. With built-in RF interference suppression, CBL microphones prevent interference from mobile phones and laptops. Onboard screw terminals greatly simplify the installation process, while the CBL series’ elegant design complements any room interior.

Learn more about the SCN 2019 Products of the Year here: