Sennheiser MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic

Sennheiser MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic

Sennheiser MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic

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Sennheiser MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic

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  • Supercardioid Polar Pattern
  • Excellent Off-Axis Rejection

Configuration: Microphone

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  • 1Description

The MKH 60 is a lightweight short gun microphone. It is versatile and easy to handle and its superb lateral sound muting makes it an excellent choice for film and reporting applications. Its high degree of directivity ensures high sound quality for distance applications.

Extremely low inherent self-noise
High sensitivity
High directivity throughout the whole frequency range
Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
Infra-sonic cut-off filter
Symmetrical transducer technology ensures extremely low distortion
Switchable pre-attenuation, switchable roll-off filter and switchable treble emphasis
Rugged and weather-proof
Black, anodised light metal casing
UPC: 615104031487
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Sennheiser MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic
  • (MZQ 40) Stand Adapter
  • Microphone Case for MKH-416 and MKH-60
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Sennheiser MKH 60 specs

    Transducer Condenser
    Polar Pattern Supercardioid/Lobar
    Frequency Response 50 Hz - 20 kHz, (-3 dB)
    Dynamic Range (Typical) 119 dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 88 dB
    Maximum Input Sound Level 125 dB, (142 dB with -10 dB Attenuation)
    Power Requirements Phantom 48v, (+/- 4v)
    Output Impedance 150 Ohms
    Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
    Pad -10 dB Attenuation Switch
    Low Frequency Roll-Off Yes, 5 dB/Octave @ 100 kHz
    Treble Emphasis Switch: 5 dB/Octave @ 10 kHz
    Applications Film, Video and Broadcast Production.
    Dimensions 11 x 1" (280 x 25mm) LxDiameter
    Weight 5.3 oz. (160 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.0 x 5.5 x 2.7"

    Sennheiser MKH 60 reviews

    MKH-60 - (P48) Short Shotgun Mic is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from All-purpose short shotgun As a professional sound recordist, I use this mic for film and TV shoots - mainly for voice recording but also for sound effects. I own a Schoeps CMIT5U (which I prefer), but I use the MKH60 as my second choice - and first choice when the weather is wet. The quality of sound is very close to the CMIT5U, but this mic seems to have a slightly wider pattern making it a bit more forgiving when your subject goes off-mic. It is a robust mic, a little longer and a bit heavier than the Schoeps. I also use it as a camera mic for channels 3 and 4, when mixing to 1 and 2.
    Date published: 2010-07-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Mic Had a chance to use this microphone on set last week. Pumped it through a SD302 and didn't use any lavs since the actors were doing some pretty physical activity and we didn't want to lose $2,000 in lavs in a night. Used it outside on a busy street in Brooklyn, and I was able to hear the actors crystal clear, along with all other relevant set noise. The directionality of this mic is like a built in mixer, because you still get the ambient noise, but the dialogue is focused and clear. It is rather remarkable the difference that a high quality microphone makes. You simply cannot compare specifications from one microphone to the next to choose which one you will purchase. You must use your ears, and when you do that, you wind up paying good money for a quality product. I listed 'Affordable' as a pro because this mic will ensure that you keep getting gigs, and will eventually pay for itself. Remember the old saying, I can't afford to buy cheap junk. Or perhaps a bit more catchy saying, Buy once, cry once.
    Date published: 2011-05-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best for wildlife I used for some wildlife sound capturing and this is one of the best i have used. Light, compact and the sound is just amazing. I recommend.
    Date published: 2014-12-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent Mic I use the microphone manly in documentaries it is great. Hyper sensitive and very directional.
    Date published: 2014-12-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent product tool indispensable for the work in field. I recommend east product totally
    Date published: 2008-12-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Microphone Its an awesome microphone.
    Date published: 2011-08-28
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