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Sennheiser MKH 8050 Supercardioid Mic

Code: SEN/506291
$1,315.00
Super-cardioid microphone. Perfect for recording soloists, large instruments like the grand piano but also orchestras. Balanced frequency response within the pick-up pattern. Absolute acoustical separation of instruments.

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The super-cardioid MKH 8050 will give higher attenuation of off-axis sound from the side than its cardioid sister model. It is a good choice for recording soloists, where the requirements for lateral acoustic separation are higher.

Features

  • Super-cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Modular design
  • Wide frequency response 30 to 50.000 Hz
  • Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates
    providing extremely low distortion
  • Extremely low inherent self-noise
  • Accurate directional pattern
  • Non reflective Nextel coating
  • Provides optimum separation of instruments

What's in the box?

  • Microphone head MKHC 8050
  • XLR module MZX 8000
  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User manual
  • Aluminium transport case

Specifications

Dimensions Ø 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module)
Frequency response 30 - 50000 Hz
Weight 25 g (55 g with XLR module)
Audio output XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
Pick-up pattern super-cardioid
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz) 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV/Pa)
Nominal impedance 25 Ω
Min. terminating impedance 1000 Ω
Phantom powering 48 V +/- 4 V
Equivalent noise level 13 dB(A)
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3 22 dB
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv) 142 dB SPL
Current consumption 3,3 mA