Sennheiser MKH 30 Bi-Directional Microphone

SKU: 002872

The symmetrical transducer design of the Sennheiser MKH-30 Micrphone produces an unusually wide and smooth frequency response. Particularly suited to soloists and small instrumental groups, the MKH-30 can also serve as an "S" or side microphone in MS stereo applications. As a general support microphone, it is particularly useful in the effective suppression of sounds from adjacent sound sources. The MKH-30's transformerless output has inherently low noise and distortion, and it also features switchable roll-off filtering and pre-attenuation. The MKH-30 uses +48V Phantom Power, and is finished in a black anodized metal casing.

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A bidirectional condenser mic
Particularly suited to soloists, small instrumental groups, or as an "S" side mic in MS stereo applications
High rejection of lateral sounds
Exceptionally low inherent self-noise
Symmetrical transducer technology ensures extremely low distortion
Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
Switchable roll-off filter to compensate for proximity effects at a distance of approximately 0.5 m
Switchable pre-attenuation
Black, anodized light metal casing

Technical Data

Transducer Condenser
Polar Pattern Figure 8 (Bi-Directional)
Frequency Response 40 Hz - 20 kHz, (-3 dB)
Dynamic Range (Typical) 121 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 81 dB
Maximum Input Sound Level 134 dB
Power Requirements Phantom 48v, (+/- 4v)
Output Impedance 150 Ohms
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Pad Yes, -10 dB Attenuation Switch
Low Frequency Roll-Off Yes, -5 dB/Octave @ 100 Hz
Applications General Recording, Mid-Side (M-S) and Blumlein Stereo (When Coupled with Other MKH Microphones)
Dimensions 6.9 x 1.0" (174 x 25mm) LxDiameter
Weight 3.85 oz (110g)


Sennheiser MKH 30 Bi-Directional Microphone

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