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MKH8070 Long Shotgun Microphone

Product Highlights

• Lobar Pickup
• High Directivity
• Symmetrical RF Transducer
• Excellent Transient Response
• Reliable under Tough Conditions
• Can Interface with Digital Systems

Price: $1,699.00

Key Features

The MKH 8070 from Sennheiser is a long shotgun microphone that is ideal for broadcast and sporting applications. With high directivity, the microphone captures true and natural sound at great distances. Reliable under the toughest climatic conditions, the microphone's symmetrical RF transducer design produces high sensitivity, low distortion and excellent transient response.

The long interference tube yields a pleasing lobar pickup pattern, suppressing off-axis sound without coloration to create extremely natural and detailed results. The microphone performs even under the toughest sonic and environmental conditions. It ships with an analog output module featuring an XLR connector, but with the appropriate accessory, the body can to interface directly into digital systems via the optional MZD 8000 digital module.

  • Rugged long shotgun microphone
  • Ideal for broadcast and sporting applications
  • Immune to failure caused by dampness and humidity
  • Symmetrical RF transducer
  • High sensitivity
  • Low distortion
  • Excellent transient response
  • Suppresses off-axis sound without coloration
  • Ship with analog output module
  • Will interface directly with digital systems when used with the optional MZD 8000 digital module

Transducer: Symmetrical RF
Polar Pattern: Lobar
Frequency Response: 45Hz to 20kHz
Sensitivity: -19dBV/Pa (112mV/Pa)
Noise EIN: 8dB (A) (DIN-IEC 651), 21dB (CCIR 268-3)
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL): 124dB
Impedance Nominal: 25Ω
Minimum Terminating: 2kΩ
Output Connectors: 1 x XLR (as supplied)
Pad: No
Low Frequency Roll-Off: No
Power Requirements: 48V, +/-4V phantom (P48, IEC 61938)
3.3mA current consumption
Operating Temperature: -14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)
Dimensions Diameter: 0.75" (19mm)
Length (Microphone): 17" (432mm)
Length (with MZX 8000 Module): 18.3" (465mm)
Weight Microphone: 10.6 oz (301g)
With MZX 8000 Module: 11.7 oz (331g)

Included in box:

MKH 8070 Microphone Body
MZX 8000 Analog Output Module (XLR)
MZQ 8070 Microphone Clip
MZW 806=70 Foam Windshield
Threaded Transport Tube
Frequency Response Sheet
One (1) Year Warranty

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