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Countryman E6 Headphone/Earset Mic

Feedback Problems with E6 earset mic
I've had some questions about the feedback issue with this mic.  
After inquiring about the model of E6, I discovered the problem, they bought the Omni version of this mic. 
To get the best possible result from the E6 mic
it has to be the directional version of this mic. When you order the directional version, you get a couple of capsule covers:  a cardiod pattern and a hyper-cardiod pattern. This is the only version of this mic that I recommend.

What Model Number to order
Here is an example of the right model number to order
Breakdown of number: 
Model Number - Directivity - Sensitivity - Color - Cable Diameter- Wireless Brand/Connector
E6 - DW - 5 - L - 1 - AT
Directivity:  OW-(Omni) | DW-(Directional)
Sensitivity:  5 -(General Speaking) | 6 -(Speaking & Vocals) | 7 -(Strong Vocals) 
Color: L -(Light Beige) | T -(Tan) | C -(Cocoa) | B -(Black)
Cable Diameter: 1 - (1mm) | 2 -(2mm)
Brand: AT  - (Audio Technica - Hirose 4 Pin) | AW  - (Audio Technica - Switchcraft TA5F)

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