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Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone  

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Overview

  • Specially designed for miking guitar cabs
  • Laterally mounted capsule for miking guitar cabs face on and extremely close to the signal source
  • Supercardioid pattern provides isolation from other onstage signals
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Special import edition dynamic mic designed specifically for recording guitar cabinets.

The Sennheiser e609 Silver Dynamic Guitar Mic makes getting killer electric guitar sounds in your project studio or onstage a cinch. The super-cardioid e609 Silver instrument microphone has been specially developed for miking guitar cabs face on and extremely close to the signal source.

Its laterally mounted capsule can get extremely close to the speaker while the supercardioid pattern provides isolation from other signals. The lightweight voice-coil construction and rigid dome diaphragm provide extended high-frequency performance and a long-wearing capsule assembly. Also suitable for miking drums, especially toms.

Features

  • Specially designed for miking guitar cabs
  • Laterally mounted capsule for miking guitar cabs face on and extremely close to the signal source
  • Supercardioid pattern provides isolation from other onstage signals
  • Lightweight voice-coil construction and rigid-dome diaphragm provide extended Long-wearing capsule assembly
  • Also suitable for miking drums, especially toms
  • Rugged metal body
  • Advanced shockmount design
  • Hum-compensating coil

A specialized but very useful mic to have in the locker, plus it's very affordable. Order today.

 

e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone Specifications:

  • Transducer: Dynamic
  • Pick-up pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency response: 40Hz -15kHz
  • Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz): 1,5 mV/Pa
  • Nominal impedance: 350ohm
  • Min. terminating impedance: 1000ohm
  • Connector: XLR-3
  • Dimensions 55mm x 34mm x 134mm
  • Weight: 4.9oz. (140g)
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Sennheisere609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone
 
4.8

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (81)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (2)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Good audio (15)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Compact (13)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (15)
    • Home studio (9)
    • Professional recording (9)
    • Amateur recording (7)
    • Outdoor events / games (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional musician (10), Experienced (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Huge Guitar Sound through a PA

    I have a Stagepass 400 portable PA and this mic took a great Strat sound and made it phenomenal. The most exciting part is the amount of depth and clear bass frequencies it brought...Read complete review

    I have a Stagepass 400 portable PA and this mic took a great Strat sound and made it phenomenal. The most exciting part is the amount of depth and clear bass frequencies it brought into play. My PA does have the add-on bass cabinet but this mic is what is getting all that great sound into the PA for reproduction. To put it plainly, I hooked up my rig for the first time with this Sennheiser e609 Guitar Amp Mic and was astounded and could not stop playing. The only negative this mic had was that it was virtually impossible to fit the mic into the clip that came with it but that is no problem for most as the mic is designed to hang over the amp in front of the speaker.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good for cutting bleed

    I'm comparing this mic to a 57. I often use both for recording guitar, and mix them together. For distorted guitar, it seems to lack the balls that the 57 has. It...Read complete review

    I'm comparing this mic to a 57. I often use both for recording guitar, and mix them together. For distorted guitar, it seems to lack the balls that the 57 has. It does a better job than the 57 for the high end, which is good for clean sounds, but in my opinion it doesn't sound that good for the distorted sounds I've used it on. It's probably better as a live mic or maybe a live recording mic if you want to cut down on bleed.

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    5.0

    Great mic for guitar amps!

    By toneseeker

    from Florida

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

    Much slimmer profile for placing in front of a cab or combo. The old SM57 sticks out so far with the cable attached. Our sound guy told me after one set he noticed a nice change in the sound of my amp. I use an AC30 so this mic helps smooth out the highs very nicely!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Huge Guitar Sound through a PA

    By dkinnear

    from San Diego

    About Me Experienced

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

      I have a Stagepass 400 portable PA and this mic took a great Strat sound and made it phenomenal. The most exciting part is the amount of depth and clear bass frequencies it brought into play. My PA does have the add-on bass cabinet but this mic is what is getting all that great sound into the PA for reproduction. To put it plainly, I hooked up my rig for the first time with this Sennheiser e609 Guitar Amp Mic and was astounded and could not stop playing. The only negative this mic had was that it was virtually impossible to fit the mic into the clip that came with it but that is no problem for most as the mic is designed to hang over the amp in front of the speaker.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Great for clean tones

      By Mike21ray

      from San Angelo, Tx

      About Me Novice

      Ask me a question

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Great For Clean Tones

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

        I haven't used this in a live situation but due to its design I believe it would be great for one. The sound comes threw very nicely. Compared to an sm-57 it is a little sharper but lacks in fullness I would say. When I record with this mic I have it paired with an sm-57 on my amp and it sounds great.
        this is what I hear with my own ear and threw my experience.

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        5.0

        Awesome Microphone

        By Outlaw Al

        from Richmond, VA

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

          Excelent for micing guitar amps. The sound of the amp comes through without any change in tone.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This is my second one!

          By dasqueed

          from Carson City, NV

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile
          • Very Versatile Mic

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

          I bought my second one because I use my first one on so many different situations that I thought a second one would come in very useful!

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          5.0

          super guitar mic

          By farrari

          from Visalia,Ca.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Could Be Constructed A
          • Little More Heavy Duty

          Best Uses

          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

          perfect for micing guitar amps.the sound is pristine and natural..as usual with every Sennheiser mic I own.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          E 609 in Studio on drums

          By Billy

          from Jacksonville, Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

            Live and in the studio, I've been using some small clip on Sennhieser tom mics. I liked them because they easily clipped on the rim of the drum out of the way of the striking area. They had nice positioning options and worked fine. But I bought the E609's recently and although I've not used them live yet, in the studio, they improved the sound of the over all kit noticeably. They are an excellent instrument mic and the black side isolates very well. So depending on how you place it, it can really be sweet. For example, you have any mic on the snare then you put one of these E609's up vertically on hi hat cymbals close to but facing away from the snare and you get beautiful isolation from both instruments. They can be positioned flat above drums and still be out of the striking area. I recommend them for sure. Peace

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great mic !

            By George

            from Texas

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            Ask me a question

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

              Many reviews already on this mic. I'll cut to the chase. Found the sweet spot and marked it, hung this mic over the front of my cab, ( MARSHALL CLASS 5 ) and play.
              Whatever tone you produce with your guitar/amp/effects, go to the board, just the way you hear them off your amp.
              On stage or in studio, you cannot go wrong with this lightweight compact and durable mic.

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good, practical way to mic your amp

              By Bob

              from SC

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Performances

                Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

                I have been gigging regularly since the late '70s. For the last 20 years, I've been running sound from the stage for my 3 piece country band. I've never liked the sound of running through a direct box, and I don't like lugging around an additional mic stand for small gigs. Drooping a traditional mic across an amp does not provide an optimal sound. The E609 solves all of those problems. I just hang it over the front of the amp and get a great sound. I ran sound for a five piece band recently, and was very pleased with the tone and clarity of the guitar. I could hear every note. I wish I had bought this mic years ago.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Nice Piano mic setup

                By Best happy hour sound guy

                from Kalamazoo Michigan

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performances

                  Comments about Sennheiser e609 SilverDynamic Guitar Microphone:

                  We use this to mic an old upright piano in a bar setting. Great sound from quiet empty room all the up to cranked to compete with a pub crawl. Just gaff tape the cable to the back of the piano and hang it down, protect the back with a piece of foam. Works great.

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