Sennheiser ME 66/K6 Shotgun Microphone Location Recording Kit

BH #SEME66BK • MFR #ME66BK
Sennheiser ME 66/K6 Shotgun Microphone Location Recording Kit
Key Features
  • ME 66 Shotgun Microphone Head
  • K6 Phantom-/Battery-Powering Module
  • Shoe/Pole Shockmount & Furry Windshield
  • Cabled Boompole, Pistol Grip & Batteries
Designed as a complete microphone setup for location recording in film work and broadcasting, electronic news gathering (ENG), and field production applications, this B&H Kit eliminates the guesswork in configuring a shotgun microphone system that delivers highly directional, low-noise performance in boompole or camera-mount configurations.
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Sennheiser ME66/K6 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Sennheiser ME66/K6 Shotgun Microphone
  • 3Cabled Boompole
  • 4Rycote Softie
  • 5Universal Shock Mount
  • 6Universal Hand Grip
  • 7XLR Cables

Designed as a complete microphone setup for location recording in film work and broadcasting, electronic news gathering (ENG), and field production applications, this B&H Kit eliminates the guesswork in configuring a shotgun microphone system that delivers highly directional, low-noise performance in boompole or camera-mount configurations.

It features the Sennheiser ME 66 shotgun microphone head, the Sennheiser K6 phantom-/battery-powering module, a furry windshield, a universal shoe/pole shockmount, a pistol grip, an aluminum cabled boompole, a boompole bag, short and long right-angled XLR cables, and AA batteries—everything necessary for capturing audio for video, film, and sound design applications.

Sennheiser ME66/K6 Shotgun Microphone

An industry favorite, the ME66 shotgun microphone provides exceptional off-axis rejection and overall sound quality while remaining affordable. The K6 power supply provides both phantom and battery power via 1.5v AA battery.

Cabled Boompole

All basic kits include a high quality, durable cable-through boompole, eliminating excess cable runs that cause clutter and handling noise.

Rycote Softie

The industry standard Rycote softies deliver the wind protection necessary for professional, noise-free recordings.

Universal Shock Mount

The included universal shock mount provides protection against vibration and handling noise while mounted onto boom poles, hand grips or on camera.

Universal Hand Grip

The universal hand grip enables comfortable handheld operation whenever necessary.

XLR Cables

As standard in all Basic Shotgun Microphone kits, long and short right angled XLR microphone cables are provided.

Sennheiser ME66/K6 Specs

TransducerCondenser
Polar PatternSupercardioid
Frequency Response40 Hz - 20 kHz, (+/- 2.5 dB)
Dynamic Range (Typical)115 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio84 dB
Maximum Input Sound Level125 dB, (@ 1 kHz, THD = 1%)
Power RequirementsPhantom Power, (12 - 48v) or 1.5v 'AA' Size Battery, (150 Hour Battery Life)
Output Impedance200 Ohms
Output ConnectorsMicrophone Capsule Connects to K6 Power Supply, the K6 then Terminates to a XLR-3M Type Connector
PadNone
Low Frequency Roll-OffYes, -11dB/Octave, (@ 100 Hz), Found on K6 Power Supply
ApplicationsVideography, Field Recording, Interviews, Film and Broadcast Production.
DimensionsCapsule: 8.7 x .885" (221 x 22.5mm) LxDiameter
Power Supply: Gross: 6.1 x .866" (155 x 22.5mm); Net: 3.7 x .866" (94 x 22.5mm) LxDiameter
Overall: 12.4 x .885" (315 x 22.5mm) LxDiameter
WeightCapsule: 2.32 oz. (65 g)
K6: 1.61 oz. (45 g)
Overall: 3.93 oz. (110 g)
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Does this kit come with a windscreen?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it does: This Kit Includes: Sennheiser ME66 - Short Shotgun Mic Capsule Sennheiser K6 Microphone System Powering Module Varta High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Battery (4-Pack) WindTech SG-1 Windscreen Auray DUSM-1 Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles Kopul LMT100 - Low to High Impedance Matching Transformer (1.5')
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Can this be turned into stereo recording?
Asked by: Anonymous
No - this microphone employs a single capsule for mono recording.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Can I plug this into Zoom H5 or H6 to record?
Asked by: Anonymous
This kit will work with either Zoom recorder.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does this have stereo recording mode?
Asked by: Anonymous
This is a mono microphone - just one capsule is included.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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what kind of sound mixer it needs?
Asked by: Anonymous
I can make a few recommendations for you. But I am at a bit of a loss not having more information as to your requirements for a mixer. Below are listed a few mixers that should be suitable for you. B&H # AZFMX22 B&H # AZFMX32AB&H # PSDVPM3
Answered by: John P.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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