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Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package  

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Overview

  • Rugged metal body
  • Shock-mounted capsule
  • Frequency-independent directivity
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  • MSRP:
    $259.89
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  • On Sale Today:
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  • Sale Price:
    $8999

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Package price on a professional entertainer's microphone with extras.

The legendary Sennheiser e 838 cardiod dynamic microphone, offered with a tripod boom stand and 20' XLR - XLR cable. This microphone compares favorably to any microphone in its price range. With the added accessories, this is a great deal.

The Sennheiser e 838 Microphone from the evolution 800 Series has been engineered for the vocalist who needs the vocals to cut through the band. Due to its excellent acoustic properties, the e 838 mic delivers a high signal output to cut through high on-stage sound levels with ease. A gentle presence boost to even tonal response ensures vocal clarity and projection. The balanced frequency response maintains signal quality when moving on- and off-axis during performance. The minimal proximity effect provides for consistently clear bass-end performance when singing closer to, or further from, the microphone. The cardioid pickup pattern provides excellent feedback rejection and good isolation from incidental rear noise. The rugged metal construction and internal damping isolates handling noise.

Features

  • Rugged metal body
  • Shock-mounted capsule
  • Frequency-independent directivity
  • Exceptional feedback rejection
  • Excellent vocal projection

Order today for an unprecedented value on a pro mic with stand and cable.

 

e 838 Stand and Cable Package Specifications:

  • Transducer principle: dynamic
  • Frequency response: 40 - 17,000Hz
  • Pick-up pattern: cardioid
  • Sensitivity (free field, no load at 1 kHz): 2 mV/Pa ± 3 dB
  • Nominal impedance 350 Ohms
  • Minimum terminating impedance: 1 kohms
  • Connector: XLR-3
  • Weight: 11.64 oz. (330g)
  • Dimensions (diameter x length): 1.85" x 7.125" (47 x 181 mm)
Customer Reviews
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Sennheisere 838 Stand and Cable Package
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (12)
  • Durable (8)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (11)
    • Outdoor events / games (8)
    • Home studio (6)
    • Amateur recording (5)
    • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (9), Professional musician (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great for Loud Vocalists In a Band

    I purchased this for my wife who sings with me in a praise band. I use a Sennheiser e835 that I really like. These aren't for everyone, but in our situation they work...Read complete review

    I purchased this for my wife who sings with me in a praise band. I use a Sennheiser e835 that I really like. These aren't for everyone, but in our situation they work very well. She and I have pretty strong voices and this mic is rich and smooth in the upper ranges of your voice when you get very loud. It feels like it has more resistance than a Shure SM58 or Beta58 which is why I prefer it for her voice. It handles a lot of volume being thrown into it. I wouldn't use this for someone who is a soft or breathy vocalist. I also like that this mic is very quiet. It has a pretty small coverage area, so you need to be right on it when singing lead and just slightly off if singing harmony, but if you back off too much you won't be heard. This is ideal if you have a lot of instruments or amps around you. Great value for the price for the mic alone, even better with an extra cable and boom stand!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good mic, lower quality stand and cable

    The microphone was the best part of the package. Well built, solid and dependable. Takes a bit more gain over a similar Shure but sounds quite nice.
    The mic stand is a...Read complete review

    The microphone was the best part of the package. Well built, solid and dependable. Takes a bit more gain over a similar Shure but sounds quite nice.
    The mic stand is a lower quality, will not stand up to steady or heavy use. The XLR cable is quite thin and I do not expect it to last many shows. Overall - not bad as I made the purchase for the microphone. Worth the money.

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    4.0

    Excellent Mic for performing & Practice

    By Billdawg

    from Snellville GA

    About Me Experienced

    Ask me a question

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

      Great mic for the price. Was combined with stand as well.

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      5.0

      Best I've used in this price range.

      By CZICAN

      from Kailua,Oahu, Hi.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • I've Used This Mic On Two
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

        Used this mic on two occasions. My band mates noticed the difference between my mic and there SM58's. I'm the bands sound tech so I bought three of these e 838's. Now everyone is happy not having to strain their voices to be heard.

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        5.0

        A great product

        By Jay Davidson

        from Northern Wisconsin

        About Me Experienced

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • A Great Bargain
        • Clear Sound
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

          I did a direct side by side comparison with my SM58 and could not see any difference. Granddaughter tipped it over and the mic hit a fireplace (stone) full on---no damage at all! A very well built unit.

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          5.0

          Great for Loud Vocalists In a Band

          By raymart86

          from Kansas City

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

            I purchased this for my wife who sings with me in a praise band. I use a Sennheiser e835 that I really like. These aren't for everyone, but in our situation they work very well. She and I have pretty strong voices and this mic is rich and smooth in the upper ranges of your voice when you get very loud. It feels like it has more resistance than a Shure SM58 or Beta58 which is why I prefer it for her voice. It handles a lot of volume being thrown into it. I wouldn't use this for someone who is a soft or breathy vocalist. I also like that this mic is very quiet. It has a pretty small coverage area, so you need to be right on it when singing lead and just slightly off if singing harmony, but if you back off too much you won't be heard. This is ideal if you have a lot of instruments or amps around you. Great value for the price for the mic alone, even better with an extra cable and boom stand!

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Knothead1202

            from Greenup, KY

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances

              Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

              Got an amazing deal on this. Even at its current price it is still a great deal. Only odd thing about the package is the mic holder that comes with the mic is the wrong size to screw onto the stand.

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              3.0

              Good mic, lower quality stand and cable

              By Ted

              from Deland, FL

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Fair Price
              • Good Stoudt Mic

              Cons

              • Mic Cable Is Quite Thin
              • Stand Is Lower Quality

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Mobile DJ

              Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

              The microphone was the best part of the package. Well built, solid and dependable. Takes a bit more gain over a similar Shure but sounds quite nice.
              The mic stand is a lower quality, will not stand up to steady or heavy use. The XLR cable is quite thin and I do not expect it to last many shows. Overall - not bad as I made the purchase for the microphone. Worth the money.

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              5.0

              Better than SM58!!

              By Vince

              from Ewa beach, HI

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gig And Recording

                  Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

                  I can actually honestly say this mic is better than my SM58 when I tested them side by side and even asked my friends while I tested it again. Switching to this mic from now on!!

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice sounding mic

                  By debszdoodle

                  from Wake Forest NC

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Clear Sound
                  • Durable
                  • Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

                    I like this mic a lot. I own Audix OM5, OM7, EV ND767 and SM58's. I compared this mic with all the others and it came out quite well.
                    It has enough clarity and high frequency response to give vocal separation but also has quite a dominant low end to it. My recommendation would be to use this mic for female vocals as it really does enhance those low frequencies.
                    It blows the SM58 away, compares well to the ND767 and is almost as nice as the OM7. It is similar to the OM5 but with more bass response.
                    According to my research, the E838 is the silver version of the E840 and uses the same capsule as the E935 which is a much more expensive mic. Great value for money….

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Value!

                    By tmgokids

                    from Jersey City, NJ

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Events
                      • Mobile DJ
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

                      Excellent performance in an attractive package. The mic stand is tall and sturdy, yet lightweight, the microphone performs well, delivers clear, powerful sound, and has a great look too.

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                      5.0

                      Great mics

                      By Mike, Bayou City Rockers

                      from Houston, Texas

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Clear Sound
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Performances

                        Comments about Sennheiser e 838 Stand and Cable Package:

                        I've had a couple of 838s for several years, so adding a couple at this price with free stands was a no brainier. From day one, I have found they sound clearer and more organic than Shure 58s or 57s for live vocals. I highly recommend them.

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