Sennheiser MD421-II

Dynamic microphone

The MD 421 is one of the most famous microphones in the world. Due to its sonic qualities, it can be used in various recording situations and in all areas of sound transmission technology. The 5-stage bass switch underlines the all-round qualities.

  • Suitable for voice, guitar, wind instruments and drums
  • Very tough
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • 5-Stage switch Bass
  • Good feedback rejection
  • Transparent sound reproduction
  • Frequency response: 30-17000 Hz
  • Free field, no circuit sensitivity (1kHz): 2 mV / Pa (- 3 dB)
  • Nominal impedance: 200 Ohm
  • Min load impedance:. 200 Ohm
  • Dimensions: 215 x 46 x 49 mm
  • Weight: approx 385 g
  • Incl. microphone clamp for 3/8" thread
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  • Git Amp
  • Snare
  • Tom
  • Kick
  • Trombone
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet

Further Information

Condenser Microphone No
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Microphone Clamp Yes
Dynamic Microphone Yes
Complete Set No

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my favorite mic
marshall545, 21.07.2021
I bought this mic to record guitar amps which is a standard, I use it along with the shure SM57 and the results are the best!!! Also, I was amazed by how good it sounded on female vocals, on which I use it regularly now. No wonder why Ella Fitzgerald used it on her live performance in 1974. Now, in comparison to the old white one, I have tested them both and I can say the white one has some vintageness to it, but other than that, I liked the black one more. Sennheiser have really taken their white, classic mic and brought out the best of it with this product.
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A must for the studio
James2242, 19.05.2014
I love this microphone. It's great on toms and amps, it's a really versatile microphone. It even works nice on some vocals. My only issue with it is the clip. It works a gem but I constantly grab the mic and inadvertently release it from it's holder. Thankfully I catch it every time but I know someday it's going to hit the floor.
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Classic microphone that keeps delivering
EF., 05.06.2014
Really great microphone that delivers what the MD421 has done for years and will by it nice quality keep on making results for many years to come.
Mostly used it as microphone for my saxophones and works great both live and in the studio.
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Jankke , 18.07.2021
Good quality microphone for multiple purposes. Ofcourse it has its limits, but still top choice for guitar amps, drums and percussions. Only minus is that clamp is not the most reliable one.
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