Sennheiser to initiate 20% price decrease on renowned MKH 416 broadcast microphone

LAS VEGAS, USA (AVING Special Report on ‘NAB Show 2010’) — <Visual News> Sennheiser announced that effective April 12th, the first day of the National Association of Broadcasters con-vention, it has initiated a 20% price decrease on its MKH 416 shotgun microphones. The price decrease brings the powerful sound, robust construction and ultra-reliable performance within reach of a wider audience of broadcast consumers.

The MKH 416 shotgun interference tube microphone is one of Sennheiser’s most successful shotgun mics. Its excellent directivity and compact design, high conso-nant articulation and feedback rejection make it an excellent choice for film, radio and television, and especially outdoor broadcast applications.

Features/Benefits of the MKH 416:
• Very low inherent self-noise
• High sensitivity
• Transformerless, fully floating balanced output
• Rugged, suitable for adverse climatic conditions
• Immune to humidity
• Matte black, all-metal body
• Increased directivity
• Optimum S/N ratio
• Low noise and excellent signal stability

Technical Data
Current consumption: 2 mA
Dimensions: 0.7 x 9.8 in (19 x 250 mm)
Equivalent noise level: 13 dB
Equivalent noise level: 24 dB
Frequency response (microphone): 40 – 20,000 Hz
Max. sound pressure level (passive): 130 dB Phantom
Min. terminating impedance: 800 Ω
Nominal impedance: 25 Ω
Pick-up pattern: Super-cardioid/lobar
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz): 25 mV/Pa +- 1 dB
Voltage: 8 ± 4 V Phantom