Sennheiser MK 8
Sennheiser MK 8

Sennheiser MK 8

Sennheiser MK 8
Item# MK-8

Product Description


MK 8

Professional quality dual-diaphragm condenser microphone with five independant polar patterns for advanced home and studio recording. Two 1 inch diaphragms deliver warm and precise sound.

The MK 8 offers a great solution for advanced home recording applications and project studios alike. It is the microphone for people who pour all of their passion into their audio projects. The MK 8 offers sophisticated options to sign off your sound with your own personal handwriting. The dual-diaphragm condenser microphone delivers warm and precise sound reproduction. Its five independent polar patters allow for a multitude of recording applications and sound design options.
No matter which mixing desk or recording device is used, the MK 8 matches the input sensitivity with a 3-step attenuator. Two adjustable filters compensate for the proximity effect as well as low frequency rumble or structure born noise.

The MK 8 has dual one-inch diaphragms precisely spattered with 24-carat gold. The shock-mounted capsule is accommodated within a sturdy metal housing.

The MK 8. Pride in Sound - Made in Germany.

Key Features
  • Dual-diaphragm true condenser microphone

  • Five switchable polar patterns

  • 3-position switchable low cut/roll-off filter

  • 3-position pad switch

  • Two 24-carat gold plated 1 inch diaphragms

  • Shock-mounted capsule

  • Rugged metal housing

  • Safely sheltered electronics

  • Designed and made in Germany



  • Dimensions
    160 x 57 mm (L x D)
  • Frequency response
    20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Transducer principle
    externally polarised condenser microphone, 1‘‘ diaphragm
  • Weight
    485 g
  • Pick-up pattern
    Switchable: omni-directional, wide cardioid, cardioid, super-cardioid, figure-of-eight
  • Nominal impedance
    50 Ohms
  • Min. terminating impedance
    1000 Ohms
  • Storage temperature
    -20°C to 60°C
  • Operating temperature
    0°C to +40°C
  • AF sensitivity
    14,1 mV /-37 dB dBV
  • Equivalent noise level
    10 dB(A)
  • Maximum sound pressure level (passive)
    142 dB SPL (Dämpfung 0 dB)
  • Power supply
    48 V phantom powering (P48)
  • Current consumption
    4,1 mA
  • Dynamic range
    132 dB
  • Low-cut filter
    Switchable: Low cut: 60 Hz, -18dB/Octave / Roll off: 100 Hz, -6dB/Octave
  • Pre-emphasis
    Switchable: 0dB, -10dB, -20dB

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