The Beyerdynamic M 160 is a hyper-cardioid dynamic ribbon microphone that effectively suppresses lateral sound and noise. The M 160 is an ideal microphone for studio and live applications, where focused pick up is necessary. The M 160 features a frequency response of 40Hz to 18kHz with a noise cancellation 25dB at 110 degrees. The result is a high quality directional studio microphone ideal for recording string instruments, pianos and over-heads on drum kits. The M 160 is also suitable for broadcast television and Film Studios, Violin, Viola, Cello, Zither, Dulcimer also ideally suited for upright and grand pianos and hi-hats on drum kits.
- Dual Ribbon Element
- The M 160 features a dual ribbon element at two-thousandths of a millimeter thick, arranged one above the other just half a millimeter apart. The result is output quality and frequency response suitable for stringed instruments, piano, zithers and dulcimers.
- Hyper-Cardioid Pattern
- The hyper-cardioid polar pattern effectively minimizes reflective off-axis signal, reducing ambient noise and effectively captures instruments when recording.
- Compact Dimensions
- The M 160 has a chromium-plated enclosure permitting use in television and film studios. The compact, light weight yet durable construction allows easy mic placement when recording.