Sennheiser MD46 On-The-Air Interview Kit

BH #SEMD46K (B&H Kit)
Sennheiser MD46 On-The-Air Interview Kit
Key Features
  • Ideal for ENG Interviews
  • Rejects Pop, Wind and Handling Noise
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Uniform Frequency Response
The Sennheiser MD46 On-The-Air Interview Kit from B&H provides a microphone, a station ID flag and a mic holster case. Be prepared for the next breaking story!
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Sennheiser MD-46 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Sennheiser MD 46 - Cardioid Handheld Dynamic ENG Microphone
  • 3Auray Square Microphone Flag (Black)
  • 4PortaBrace MH-2 Microphone Holster - for a Microphone up to 10" Long

The Sennheiser MD46 On-The-Air Interview Kit from B&H provides a microphone, a station ID flag and a mic holster case. Be prepared for the next breaking story!

The Sennheiser MD46 is a handheld cardioid ENG microphone that features a balanced handle, wind attenuation and off-axis rejection. It is designed to possess an extended high-frequency response, warm lows, and a clean midrange. The MD46's cardioid polar pattern focuses on the subject, increasing clarity.

The 2.25" Square Microphone Flag fits any size handheld ENG microphone. The flag includes two foam inserts that accommodate various handle sizes. The square area is black and provides sufficient space for a station ID logo.

The Porta Brace MH-2 is a 10" Mic Holster designed to keep your microphone handy and ready to use. It is made of durable, 1000-denier Cordura. There is a short front zipper for securing the microphone in place. It is supplied with two "D" rings for clipping Piggin' Strings (cable ties). It also has a permanently installed cable holder and a belt loop for fastening to a VB-10 Video Belt or similar belt.

Sennheiser MD 46 - Cardioid Handheld Dynamic ENG Microphone

The MD 46 handheld cardioid ENG microphone includes features found in today's interview mics, but with studio quality sound, according to the company. The MD 46 has a traditional long handle, wind attenuation and off-axis rejection and is designed to possess an extended high-frequency response, warm lows, and a clean midrange. The company developed the new microphone in response to the needs of NBC and the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Omni microphones pick up everything equally, including background noise. The MD 46 cardioid interview mic focuses on the subject, increasing clarity. Designed to have low handling and wind noise, and to eliminate vocal popping, this microphone gives the ENG team an ideal interview tool.

Rugged all-metal body
Extremely low sensitivity to handling noise
Very insensitive to pop and wind noise
Uniform frequency response
Excellent sound quality
Integral microphone clamp thread
Double layer grille basket
Cardioid dynamic capsule
Low handling noise
Long handle with excellent balance
UPC: 615104051720

Auray Square Microphone Flag (Black)

This black, 2.25" Auray Square Microphone Flag fits any size handheld ENG microphone. The flag includes two foam inserts that accomodate various handle sizes. The square area is black and provides sufficient space for a station ID logo.

UPC: 847628562875

PortaBrace MH-2 Microphone Holster - for a Microphone up to 10" Long

The Porta Brace MH-2 is a 10" Mic Holster designed to keep your microphone handy and ready to use. There is a short front zipper for securing the microphone in place. It is supplied with two "D" rings for clipping Piggin' Strings (cable ties). It also has a permanently installed cable holder and a belt loop for fastening to a VB-10 Video Belt or similar belt.

Durable, 1000-denier Cordura
Lightweight
Belt loop
Cable holder
Compatible with Microphones up to 10" long
UPC: 877547001711

Sennheiser MD 46 - Cardioid Handheld Dynamic ENG Microphone Specs

Microphone
CapsuleDynamic
Polar PatternCardioid
Performance
Frequency Range40 Hz to 18 kHz
Impedance350 Ohms
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin Male
Physical
Dimensionsø: 1.9 x L: 9.8" / ø: 48.3 x L: 248.9 mm
Weight12 oz / 340 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.87 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.95 x 5.4 x 2.7"

Auray Square Microphone Flag (Black) Specs

Physical
Dimensions2.2 x 2.45" / 5.7 x 6.2 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.155 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.9 x 2.6 x 2.4"

PortaBrace MH-2 Microphone Holster - for a Microphone up to 10" Long Specs

Material1000-denier Cordura
Type of ClosureZipper
Carrying/Transport OptionsBelt loop
Weight1 lb (0.45 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.225 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.05 x 5.65 x 1.9"
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Is the MD-46 or the Electro-voice RE50 better in windy conditions? Which handles wind gusts better without a fur wind screen?
Asked by: Michael
Neither one is going to handle wind well. Get a fur wind screen! Probably the MD46 is better, but that's not saying much under windy conditions.
Answered by: Mathew
Date published: 2020-04-05

How sensitive is this mic? Would it work well ...

How sensitive is this mic? Would it work well plugged directly into the xlr port of a canon xa series camcorder or would it need a stronger preamp?
Asked by: Bret
Being that it is a dynamic mic, any recording device with an XLR mic input, will perfectly work with this mic.
Answered by: Marty
Date published: 2019-06-24

Is this mic compatible with Sennheiser ew 100 g3 ...

Is this mic compatible with Sennheiser ew 100 g3 wireless transmitter?
Asked by: Donald
Yes, assuming you order the Sennheiser SKP 100 G3 Plug-on Transmitter that matches the channel on your receiver. This is a great mic for interviews when installed on this transmitter.
Answered by: Larry
Date published: 2019-05-18

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What kind of receiver is needed for this wireless mic?
Asked by: Robert G.
This is not a wireless mic. It has an XLR male connection on the bottom and can accept a wireless transmitter (sold separately).
Answered by: Jon S.
Date published: 2019-10-02

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I'm getting a lot of handling noise with this mic. Does anyone have a suggestion/best practices on how to minimize, or eliminate, the handling noise? I almost can't use the audio recorded because of this issue.
Asked by: Nathan V.
Swap out the XLR cable. The mic shouldn't be generating much handling noise in normal use. I'm on my second one now after taking my original one around the world doing interviews for six years, and finally retired it. The most likely cause is a bad connection inside the XLR connector on the mic end of the cable, since that's where most of the stress is placed in routine use.
Answered by: MARK G.
Date published: 2020-07-31

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what is the size of the wind screen for the Sennheiser MD-46?
Asked by: Anonymous
The wind screen you need for the Sennheiser MD-46 is the MZW 1, product code 004839. I don't have the actual physical dimensions available.
Answered by: Michael Z.
Date published: 2019-07-22

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Hi, I'm interested in buying one of these for interviews so I'll be using it outdoors mostly. Will I need a windshield and if so, what would be the best one to get?
Asked by: Jordan H.
For outdoor use a windscreen/windshield would be recommended. For very light wind situations a foam windscreen would suffice The Auray WHF-158 is a common choice. B&H # AUWHF158. For medium to high wind scenarios a more robust windshield would be recommended for quality results such as the K-Tek windsock B&H # KTKR5070.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2020-11-11

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Sennheiser MD-46, where is the serial number located and how do I get to it?
Asked by: Anonymous
I couldn't find teh serial number. This mic really disappointed me. It was very expensive and produces an annoying noise. I thought was my mixer, but I tried oder mic and the noise have disappeared.
Answered by: NURIA S.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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