Neumann KM185

Compact Condenser Microphone

  • Characteristics: Hyper-Cardioid
  • Acoustic operation: Pressure/Pressure gradient transducer
  • Frequency range: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Peak SPL: 142 dB
  • Requires 48 V Phantom power
  • Diameter: 22 mm
  • Length: 107 mm
  • Weight: approx. 80 g
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  • Strumming Dry
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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut No
switchable pad No
characteristic super-cardioid
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SUPER for small installation

Alexey B., 16.11.2014
I work with this device as main hall and one in group for acoustic. Crystal sound , very honest picture . Ideal for piano in conjunction with the PZM. works very well with the violin and viola. does not increase the natural sound of the string.
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Great for indoor shooting

23.02.2017
Using this microphone mainly for shooting indoors, in preference to my Sennheiser MKH 416 which could create cancellations in small spaces.
The 185 km possesses an exceptional frequency response and is very faithful to reality regarding the recording of voices and dialogues.
Mounted on boom boom and rode blimp is practically free from the provided vibration noises that activates a high pass filter on the multitrack recorder.
Despite being a hyper-cardioid microphone frequency response is not affected particularly its direction, which makes it ideal for shooting large groups of dialogue or speech.
I also tested in the study and is great on acoustic guitars.
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