Sennheiser ME66 Supercardioid Mic Capsule with K6 Power Module Kit

BH #SEME66K6 (B&H Kit)
Sennheiser ME66 Supercardioid Mic Capsule with K6 Power Module Kit
Key Features
  • K6 (Battery/Phantom) Power Supply
  • Short Shotgun Condenser Capsule
The ME66 Supercardioid Mic Capsule with K6 Kit from B&H 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 while maximizing pickup at the front. The result is a focused pickup in highly ambient environments. A wide 40 - 20,000 Hz frequency response provides detailed, accurate signal reproduction. The kit also includes 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 for video camera mounting. The ME66 is at home in event videography, ENG and EFP use, video depositions, corporate media applications, and film.
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Sennheiser ME66 Supercardioid Mic Capsule with K6 Power Module Kit

Sennheiser ME66 Overview

The ME66 Supercardioid Mic Capsule with K6 Kit from B&H 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 while maximizing pickup at the front. The result is a focused pickup in highly ambient environments. A wide 40 - 20,000 Hz frequency response provides detailed, accurate signal reproduction. The kit also includes 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 for video camera mounting. The ME66 is at home in event videography, ENG and EFP use, video depositions, corporate media applications, and film.

Sennheiser ME 66 Supercardioid Shotgun Microphone Head

The Sennheiser ME 66 is a supercardioid shotgun condenser microphone designed to provide focused sound pickup for boom operators, sound engineers, and videographers in ENG, EFP, video and television production, broadcast, and interviews. Its supercardioid/lobar polar pattern delivers a tight, focused pickup area with effective rejection of sounds from the sides and rear of the mic. A wide 40 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response ensures accurate signal capture across the frequency spectrum, making it welcome for recording dialog, Foley, sound effects, and ambient noise.

With high sensitivity and maximum SPL ratings, it works well with a variety of preamps and can handle both hushed and loud sound sources. Its low self-noise yields an improved signal-to-noise ratio appropriate for typical digital recording systems.

The ME 66 easily attaches to a K6 or K6P powering module (required and available separately) for simple integration with standard microphone preamps. Its compact body allows camera and boompole mounting while remaining out of the shot.

Effective Noise Rejection

Highly directional supercardioid/lobar polar pattern yields enhanced attenuation at the sides of the microphone and maximum pickup at the front

Wide Frequency Response

40 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response for detailed, accurate signal reproduction

High Maximum SPL

High 125 dB maximum SPL provides distortion-free recording of loud sources

Compact Design

Compact enclosure enables lightweight use on video cameras and boompoles

Powering Options

Easily attaches to K6 or K6P powering modules (available separately) for stable power

Protective Finish

Matte black, anodized, scratch-resistant finish

Sennheiser K6 Microphone System Powering Module (Phantom/Battery)

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

Sennheiser ME 66 Supercardioid Shotgun Microphone Head Specs

TransducerCondenser
Polar PatternSupercardioid/lobar
Frequency Response40 Hz to 20 kHz (± 2.5 dB)
Maximum Input Sound Level125 dBA at 1 kHz (THD = 1%)
ImpedanceNominal: 200 Ohms (with K6)
Minimum Terminating: 1 kOhm (with K6)
Sensitivity50 mV/Pa (± 2.5 dB) in free field, no load (1 kHz)
Equivalent Noise Level10 dB (weighted as per DIN IEC 651)
21 dB (weighted as per CCIR 468-3)
Power RequirementsSupplied by K6 or K6P powering modules (available separately)
Output ConnectorsAttaches to K6 or K6P powering module
PadNone
Low Frequency Roll-OffNone on capsule
Bass roll-off filter on K6 or K6P powering modules (available separately)
Dimensions (Diam. x L)0.9 x 8.7" / 22.5 x 221.0 mm
Weight2.3 oz / 65 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.2 lb

Sennheiser K6 Microphone System Powering Module (Phantom/Battery) Specs

Gain0 dB
ImpedanceMinimum Terminating: 1 kOhm
Nominal: 200 Ohms
Frequency Response30 to 20,000 Hz (-1 dB)
Low Frequency Roll-OffOn/off switchable
-10 dB @ 100 Hz / -20 dB @ 50 Hz
Output Voltage2 V
Phantom Power Requirements12 to 48 V (± 4 V)
Current Consumption2.2 mA
Battery Requirements1 x AA battery
Battery Life150 hours maximum
Dimensions (Diam. x L)0.9 x 3.7" / 22 x 94 mm
Weight1.6 oz / 45 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.2 lb
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