Sennheiser ME66 - Short Shotgun Mic Capsule

Sennheiser ME66/K6 - Super-Cardioid Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone Kit

Sennheiser ME66/K6 - Super-Cardioid Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone Kit

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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 Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to Angled XLR F Microphone Cable - 1.5 Sennheiser ME66/K6 - Super-Cardioid Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone Kit

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  • Short Condenser Mic
  • Right Angle XLR Cable
  • Universal Shock Mount
  • Windscreen
  • Includes Cable
  • AA Batteries
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  • 1Description

The Sennheiser ME66 short shotgun microphone is a popular choice among video, film and ENG / EFP professionals. The capsule features a highly directional, cardioid polar pattern yielding great attenuation at the sides of the microphone, maximizing pickup at the front. The result is a focused pickup in highly ambient environments. A wide 40-20,000Hz frequency response provides detailed, accurate signal reproduction. The ME66 capsule takes advantage of the K6 modular power supply. The K6 houses a standard AA alkaline battery and is also capable of accepting phantom power from outside sources. Its compact design allows mounting to video cameras. The ME66 is at home in event videography, ENG / EFP use, video depositions, corporate media applications and film.

  • Sennheiser ME66 - Short Shotgun Mic Capsule

    The Sennheiser ME66 capsule is a popular short shotgun microphone for use with the K6 or K6P power supplies. The modular design of K6-series microphones provide the freedom to adapt compatible capsules when necessary. The ME66 capsule is sold separately to accommodate those who may already own either of the K6 power supplies.

    The capsule features a highly directional, cardioid polar pattern yielding great attenuation at the sides of the microphone, maximizing pick up at the front. The result is a focused pick-up in highly ambient environments. A wide 40-20,000Hz frequency response provides detailed, accurate signal reproduction. Its short size allows camera mounting while remaining free of the frame.

    Exceptional Noise Rejection
    The capsule features a highly directional, cardioid polar pattern yielding great attenuation at the sides of the microphone, maximizing pick up at the front.
    Wide Frequency Response
    A wide 40-20,000Hz frequency response ensures detailed, accurate signal reproduction.
    Compact Camera Mountable
    The ME66's compact design allows mounting to video cameras and is at home in event videography, ENG / EFP use, video depositions, corporate media applications and film.
  • Sennheiser K6 Microphone System Powering Module

    The K6 Microphone System Powering Module by Sennheiser is the compatible base for many modular capsules. It features high output levels with low noise, a switchable bass roll-off, and transformerless balanced output.

    The K6 can operate on a single AA battery (not included) or Phantom power. Its on/off switch also has a battery test position, so you can be sure you have enough juice. The K6's anodized matte black finish will resist abrasions to maintain a professional appearance, even under rigorous usage.

    K6 Microphone System Powering Module
    • High output, low noise operation
    • Switchable bass roll-off filter @ 100Hz
    • Transformerless balanced output
    • On/Off switch with battery test position
    • Battery or Phantom powered
    • Anodized scratch-resistant finish
  • Varta High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Battery (4-Pack)

    Power any device that accepts AA cells with this 4-pack of standard, all-purpose High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Batteries from Varta. These German-made cells are non-rechargeable and feature an output of 1.5V. Additionally, they offer up to 80% more power in digital cameras than Varta Simply Alkaline batteries. The "Single Press Out" type packaging enables easy opening, allowing you to extract one at a time and providing storage for unused cells.

  • WindTech SG-1 Windscreen

    SG-1 Windscreen with 3/4" Inside Diameter - will fit Select AKG and Audio-Technica, Neumann and Sennheiser Microphones

  • Auray DUSM-1 Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles

    The Auray DUSM-1 Universal Shockmount features a four-point suspension to accommodate shotgun and other cylindrical microphones measuring 0.74-0.98" (19-25mm) in diameter. The shockmount is easily angled with its rubberized adjustment knob. There is a built-in shoe for camera mounting, and a 3/8"-16 thread connection at the base mounts the shockmount to boompoles and universal hand-grips.

    UPC: 847628562776
  • Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to Angled XLR F Microphone Cable - 1.5' (0.45 m), Black

    The black Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to Angled XLR F Microphone Cable (1.5') is designed to be an extremely quiet and flexible cable that is ideal for the most demanding live sound and performance applications. The cable is engineered to be durable and to provide protection against EMI, RFI, and static noise.

    Premium Performance 3000 Series cables are made from 24 AWG OFC copper wire that's wrapped with PE insulation and a conductive PVC inner shield. A cotton-yarn inner layer helps reduce electrostatic and microphonic noise. 95% dual-spiral shielding makes the cable resistant to EMI and RFI noise. The Neutrik XX silver connectors provide a high level of connectivity, and all the solder connections are shrink-wrapped for protection.

    95% dual-spiral shielding offers protection from EMI and RFI noise.
    Twin-conductive PVC inner shielding provides 100% coverage of the core conductor. It helps keep the cable's signal from radiating and affecting nearby cables, and also helps prevent external EMI from penetrating to the cable's core.
    24 AWG oxygen-free stranded copper inner core provides the best possible conductivity.
    Cotton yarn reduces electrostatic and microphonic noise.
    All solder points shrink-wrapped for protection.
    Neutrik XX silver connectors offer high conductivity.
    Caged type contact and improved ground contact.
    UPC: 847628558229
  • Sennheiser ME66 - Short Shotgun Mic Capsule
    Transducer Condenser
    Polar Pattern Supercardioid
    Frequency Response 40 Hz - 20 kHz, (+/- 2.5 dB)
    Dynamic Range (Typical) 115 dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 84 dB
    Maximum Input Sound Level 125 dB, (@ 1 kHz, THD = 1%)
    Power Requirements Supplied by K6 or K6P Power Modules (Optional)
    Output Impedance 200 Ohms (with K6)
    Output Connectors Attaches (Screws-On) to the K6, or K6P Powering Module
    Pad None
    Low Frequency Roll-Off None on Capsule, Bass Roll-Off filter is Found on K6, or K6P Power Modules
    Applications Field recording, interviews, film, video and broadcast production.
    Dimensions 8.7 x .885" (221 x 22.5mm) LxDiameter
    Weight 2.32 oz. (65 g)
  • Sennheiser K6 Microphone System Powering Module
    Gain 0 dB
    Impedance Minimum terminating: 1,000Ω
    Nominal: 200Ω
    Frequency Response 30 to 20,000 Hz (-1 dB)
    Low Frequency Roll-Off On/off switchable
    -10 dB @ 100 Hz / -20 dB @ 50 Hz
    Output Voltage 2V
    Phantom Power Requirements 12 to 48V (±4V)
    Current Consumption 2.2 mA
    Battery Requirements 1 x AA battery
    Battery Life 150 hours maximum
    Dimensions (Diam. x L) 0.9 x 3.7" (22 x 94 mm)
    Weight ≈1.6 oz (45 g)
  • Varta High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Battery (4-Pack)
    Chemistry Alkaline Manganese
    Size AA
    Type IEC-LR6 / E91 designation
    Rechargeable No
    Output Voltage 1.5 V
    Storage Life 10 years
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.75 x 3.1 x 0.65"
  • WindTech SG-1 Windscreen
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.9 x 3.1 x 0.4"
  • Auray DUSM-1 Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.7 x 3.2 x 2.6"
  • Kopul Premium Performance 3000 Series XLR M to Angled XLR F Microphone Cable - 1.5' (0.45 m), Black
    Cable Type 3-Pin XLR balanced microphone cable
    Length 1.5' (0.45 m)
    Shielding 95% Dual-Spiral Shielding
    Gauge 24 AWG
    Contacts Silver
    Connector 1 XLR Male
    Connector 2 XLR Angled Female
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.8 x 3.1 x 0.9"
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