Sennheiser MKH 8050 Compact Supercardioid Condenser Microphone

BH #SEMKH8050 • MFR #MKH 8050
Sennheiser MKH 8050 Compact Supercardioid Condenser Microphone
Key Features
  • Supercardioid Pattern
  • Modular Design
  • Ideal for Soloist Recordings
  • Includes Capsule and XLR Module
The MKH 8050 Compact Supercardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a professional low-profile condenser microphone for capturing vocals and instruments in recording and sound-reinforcement applications. The modular design consists of the MKHC 8050 supercardioid capsule and the MZX 8000 XLR module output stage.
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Sennheiser MKH 8050 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Supercardioid Pickup
  • 3Modular Design
  • 4Symmetrical Transducer
  • 5Wide Frequency Response

The MKH 8050 Compact Supercardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a professional low-profile condenser microphone for capturing vocals and instruments in recording and sound-reinforcement applications. The modular design consists of the MKHC 8050 supercardioid capsule and the MZX 8000 XLR module output stage.

The supercardioid capsule is most effective in minimizing feedback and off-axis audio. The symmetrical transducer with two back-plates yields extremely low distortion. The wide frequency response provides exceptional detail and transparency. With its pristine audio quality and compact design the MKH 8050 is ideal for soloist capturing.

Supercardioid Pickup

The supercardioid polar pattern is most effective in minimizing off-axis feedback and noise.

Modular Design

The modular design consists of the MKHC 8050 supercardioid capsule and the MZX 8000 XLR module output stage.

Symmetrical Transducer

The capsule features a symmetrical transducer with two back-plates resulting in extremely low distortion.

Wide Frequency Response

A wide frequency response of 30 Hz to 50 kHz ensures accurate reproduction of instruments, ambiance, vocals, etc.
UPC: 615104126510

Sennheiser MKH 8050 Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrinciplePressure Gradient
CapsuleCondenser
Polar PatternSupercardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State
PadNone
High-Pass FilterNone
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsNone
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range30 Hz to 50 kHz
Maximum SPL142 dB SPL
Impedance25 Ohms
Load Impedance1000 Ohms
Sensitivity-34 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level13 dB A-Weighted
22 dB CCIR
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin Male (on Mic)
Headphone ConnectorNone
Power
Bus PowerNone
Operating Voltage48 V ± 4 V (Phantom Power)
Operating Current Consumption3.3 mA
Physical
MountingMic Clip/Stand Adapter (Included)
Included CaseHard Case
Included FiltersNone
Dimensionsø: 0.7 x L: 2.9" / ø: 19 x L: 74 mm
Weight1.94 oz / 55 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.875 x 5.5 x 2.75"
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