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Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone  

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Overview

  • Dynamic mic
  • Precision manufactured in Germany
  • Cardioid pattern
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $79.95
  • On Sale Today:
    - $20.00
  • Sale Price:
    $5995

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      Excellent and affordable!

      The Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone's cardioid pickup pattern rejects rear-axis sounds. It features metal construction, internal shockmounting, hum-compensating coil, neodymium ferrous magnet with boron, and on/off switch with on-lock. 80Hz-12kHz. Precision manufactured in Germany. The Dynamic includes a 10-year warranty!

      Note: This mic does not include a clip. You may wish to order a mic clip (sold separately).

      Features

      • Dynamic mic
      • Precision manufactured in Germany
      • Cardioid pattern
      • Metal construction
      • Internal shockmounting
      • Hum-compensating coil
      • Neodymium ferrous magnet with boron
      • On/off switch that can be locked in on position
      • 80Hz-12kHz frequency response

      Perfect for onstage or podium use. Order today.

       
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      Sennheisere822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone
       
      4.5

      (based on 28 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (21)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      87%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good audio (20)
      • Durable (15)
      • Easy to use (13)
      • Versatile (8)
      • Lightweight (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances (15)
        • Home studio (12)
        • Outdoor events / games (11)
        • Amateur recording (10)
        • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (5)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (15), Professional musician (8)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        new mic

        I recently got an akg perception 200 as a gift. This mic was included w/ it. I used it today to record some guitar tracks and other than volume it sounded almost identical...Read complete review

        I recently got an akg perception 200 as a gift. This mic was included w/ it. I used it today to record some guitar tracks and other than volume it sounded almost identical to my beta 58. Nice casing and windscreen. This mic feels very comfortable in your hand.

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        The Mic is OK, how it will arrive is NOT

        Mic itself is not bad for the money, compared to my SM57, SM58, and beta 58a. How it will arrive from Musician's Friend is though. 1st Mic arrived with nothing but the...Read complete review

        Mic itself is not bad for the money, compared to my SM57, SM58, and beta 58a. How it will arrive from Musician's Friend is though. 1st Mic arrived with nothing but the mic in a used looking piece of bubble wrap. Emailed Musician's Friend support, was informed that it should not arrive that way, should come in a box, 10 year Sennheiser warranty, etc. Issue RMA and a return shipping label, I ship it back, the replacement arrives the same way. Funny I buy a Sure SM57 on sale for Seventy Two Ninety Nine, arrives in a nice box, with a pouch, a mic ring adapter, all the paperwork, warranty, and a nice sticker. I got this mic for Forty as the Stupid Deal of the Day. I am deciding to keep it as a spare due to the price but would never consider buying another Sennheiser after this experience. I will most likely not be purchasing anything from Musician's Friend again either since they did not list these as 'restock', 'B-stock', etc. I am also contacting Sennheiser as to why they would want to sell their mics this way through Musician's Friend because the MI customer support told me that "This email is to inform you that our warehouse has checked our stock of the item in question and they are shipped in a large carton but individually packaged in the pouch. I apologize for any confusion or inconvenience."

        When they say individually packaged in the pouch, what they are talking about is a pouch piece of bubble wrap with a mic inside, nothing else! I am going to list this as 'No, I would not recommend this to a friend', not because the mic is terrible. How you receive it is and something fishy here from Musician's Friend, why would Sennheiser wan't any of their products being sold and shipped like this? Going to be sticking with Sweet water and other retailers from here on out since they truly value their customer's experience when purchasing an item, even if it is on sale or a one day sale. When buying anything 'Brand New', I expect it to arrive in the Manufacturer packaging, etc. Had I paid the normal price of Seventy Nine Ninety Nine for this Mic I would really not be HAPPY!

        Reviewed by 28 customers

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        5.0

        Super Gig mic!!

        By guitar man

        from Texas

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • No Feed Back
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

        We gig in all kinds of venues and these microphones have never given us trouble with feed back. We have three of these and never any other problems

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        5.0

        nice mic nice price

        By crow

        from Five Points, Al.

        About Me Experienced

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Good sound
        • Nice tone
        • Very Good Dependable Mic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Open Mic Gigs
          • Performances

          Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

          I bought this as a back up mic....now i'm using it regularly. good mic good price wish I had bought more at this price.

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          5.0

          Excellent Live Music Mic with Switch

          By bgavin

          from Orangevale, CA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Switch

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

            I bought two on sale. I am entirely delighted with both. The single most important feature for me, was a durable On/Off switch. This helps reduce stage wash in the PA when that person is not using the mic. This has little value for the main singer, but is very useful for occasionaly backup singers.

            The mic is heavy metal and feels durable. We use HotSpot monitors immediately behind the mic, in the cardioid dead spot.

            The only weirdness about the mic is the cable attachment. When the switch is up on the top of the mic, the XLR connector release button is on the bottom. This is only a head-scratcher and "huh", not a defect. Most mic clips are longer on the bottom edge, meaning the mic has to be fully inserted in the clip to clear the connector release button.

            As noted elsewhere, the mic ships in a bubble wrap bag tossed into a very large box. This is better shipping treatment than it will get in the gear bag of many bands... no big deal for me, as both worked correctly.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I'm Shocked!!

            By Doowop14

            from Long Island, NY

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Great Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                I bought 2 of these mics on a two fer sale to have a couple of emergency back ups. Well an emergency happened not soon after and both of these mics were pressed into service to replace two SM58s. Well I'm not going to say they were better than the Shures but they weren't a whole heck of a lot worse. As a matter of fact, they were pretty darn close. I wouldn't recommend them as the main singer's mic but for background singers, they do the job just fine. For the price, they're absolutely fabulous!

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                5.0

                German quality in your hand

                By Vic

                from Pittsburgh, Pa

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                  We had already purchased two of these for our karaokesystem. Just bought this the third one for the same system. I also am part of a dou that perform with a small PA in coffee shops. Excellent German quality. I can beat the daylights out of these and they hold up great.Great on axis response.

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                  5.0

                  Great versatile mic

                  By Vic

                  from Pittsburgh, Pa

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                    We have had two of these for karaoke and live vocal performances. Just added a third. Made in Germany. Heavy duty and reliable. Excellent value. Buy one!

                    Comment on this review

                    (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    The Mic is OK, how it will arrive is NOT

                    By GuitarmanAZ

                    from Flagtown, AZ

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Sound Is Ok For The

                    Cons

                    • How It Arives From Mi
                    • Sound Is Ok For The

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                    Mic itself is not bad for the money, compared to my SM57, SM58, and beta 58a. How it will arrive from Musician's Friend is though. 1st Mic arrived with nothing but the mic in a used looking piece of bubble wrap. Emailed Musician's Friend support, was informed that it should not arrive that way, should come in a box, 10 year Sennheiser warranty, etc. Issue RMA and a return shipping label, I ship it back, the replacement arrives the same way. Funny I buy a Sure SM57 on sale for Seventy Two Ninety Nine, arrives in a nice box, with a pouch, a mic ring adapter, all the paperwork, warranty, and a nice sticker. I got this mic for Forty as the Stupid Deal of the Day. I am deciding to keep it as a spare due to the price but would never consider buying another Sennheiser after this experience. I will most likely not be purchasing anything from Musician's Friend again either since they did not list these as 'restock', 'B-stock', etc. I am also contacting Sennheiser as to why they would want to sell their mics this way through Musician's Friend because the MI customer support told me that "This email is to inform you that our warehouse has checked our stock of the item in question and they are shipped in a large carton but individually packaged in the pouch. I apologize for any confusion or inconvenience."

                    When they say individually packaged in the pouch, what they are talking about is a pouch piece of bubble wrap with a mic inside, nothing else! I am going to list this as 'No, I would not recommend this to a friend', not because the mic is terrible. How you receive it is and something fishy here from Musician's Friend, why would Sennheiser wan't any of their products being sold and shipped like this? Going to be sticking with Sweet water and other retailers from here on out since they truly value their customer's experience when purchasing an item, even if it is on sale or a one day sale. When buying anything 'Brand New', I expect it to arrive in the Manufacturer packaging, etc. Had I paid the normal price of Seventy Nine Ninety Nine for this Mic I would really not be HAPPY!

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Decent for the price

                    By Rob Robinson

                    from East Peoria, IL

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Ask me a question

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                        I picked up a couple of these mainly for rehearsals. They are very solid and have a good handling feel. There is little handling noise with these which surprised me as well. The output of these is not very high as they had to be gained up a little higher than the EV767a's that I had been using. They almost pick up no sound from the sides so they work pretty well if having them stuck in front of some floor wedges. You do need to get right on top of them if you want any low end, I mean straight on top. Not a little from the side, but straight down on top. Meaning you won't have much sound if you try singing into them from a side angle. They do much better than the workhorse 58's though.

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                        5.0

                        Excellent!!!

                        By rjantn

                        from Nashville, TN

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                        Ask me a question

                        Pros

                        • Clear Sound
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                          Bought this here on MF when they ran it on sale. What a bargain! This mic is a great value even at the non-sale price. It sounds awesome! I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a quality vocal mic at a very affordable price. And, as always, great service and ultra fast shipping from Musician's Friend!

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                          4.0

                          E822S Good Mic Good Price

                          By White Les Paul

                          from Ardmore, Okla

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Pros

                          • Clear Sound
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording
                            • Events
                            • Home Studio
                            • Performances

                            Comments about Sennheiser e822S Dynamic Handheld Vocal Microphone:

                            I have 45 years of playing, recording and running sound experiance . This is a very good mic for the price. the sound characteristics are different from lets say a SM58 it is a little crisper. So you have to spend a few seconds adjusting the sound to achieve the sound characteristics of the singer you are mixing for. I baught a couple of these for my studio. Very pleased. They work well with my TC Helicon vocal procesors and I have even used them to mic drum toms. Sure it is not as good as the Audix DP Elite series but they worked well. for the studio or the road these work well. Sennheiser makes a very good mic and this one works well AT THIS PRICE.

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