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Sennheiser MK 8

Double Membrane Studio, Real Condenser Microphone

  • 5 Switchable polar patterns: Omnidirectional, sub-cardioid, cardioid, super-cardioid, bi-directional
  • 3-Step low cut and roll off filter: flat, 60 Hz - 18 dB/octave, 100 Hz - 6 dB/octave
  • 3-Step pad: 0 DB, -10 dB, -20 dB
  • Two 1" membranes with 24 karat gold coating
  • Frequency range: 20 - 20,000 Hz
  • Maximum sound pressure: 142dB
  • Sensitivity: -37 dBV
  • Impedance: 50 Ω
  • Soft suspension capsule
  • Low self-noise and high maximum sound pressure level
  • Robust metal housing
  • Requires 48 V phantom power (P48)
  • Incl. MZQ 4 microphone clamp, bag, instruction manual
  • Matching spider: Article Nr 268989 (not included)

Further information

Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern Yes
Omnidirectional Yes
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 Yes
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included No
USB Microphone No
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A lot of money for little money

31.01.2016
I use the micro to record different speakers and singers in different acoustic rooms. In spite of these ever-changing conditions, my first impression has been consistently confirmed: the recording quality remains largely true to reality, the basses being, in my opinion, easily pushed in, which can not be judged negatively, on the contrary: the voices generally sound rounder and fuller, Without losing its naturalness.
The fact that recordings can be so successful even in difficult environments, is also due to the many adjustment possibilities of the microphone: the lumbering of a washing machine in the cellar? The noise of a heater? With this micro does not scare me any more, with any setting combination you still get a passable recording.
For test purposes, I also included a small Capellachor in an empty church. Of course: A micro is much too little, nevertheless the test recordings show what is in the micro. Interesting would be the attempt of a stereo recording with two MK8. I can imagine that you can get a successful shot.
Conclusion: MK 8 - I do not give more ...
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