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Beyerdynamic MC 840 Studio Condenser Microphone

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The MC 840 is a extremely compact large diaphragm studio microphone with a gold vaporised double diaphragm and 5 selectable polar patterns (omnidirec...Click To Read More About This Product

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Top class large-diaphragm condenser microphone.

The MC 840 is a extremely compact large diaphragm studio microphone with a gold vaporised double diaphragm and 5 selectable polar patterns (omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure-eight). On the basis of the MC 740 microphone capsule this new microphone has been equipped with an improved low-noise pre-amplifier and an impedance transformer without transducer. Due to a two-stage roll-off filter (80 and 160 Hz) compensating the close miking effect and a two-stage pre-attenuation (-10 and -20 dB) the MC 840 is a superior microphone for any recording application. It has been designed without compromise to capture every sound detail with absolute clarity and purity. Applications for the MC 840 include recording orchestras resulting in a superb transparent sound
Requires phantom power.

FEATURES
  • Large diaphragm condenser microphone with a gold vaporised double diaphragm
  • 5 selectable polar patterns
  • Improved low-noise pre-amplifier
  • Impedance transformer without transducer
  • Two-stage roll-off filter(80 and 160 Hz)
  • Two-stage pre-attenuation (-10 and -20 dB)
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Transducer type Condenser
  • Operating principle Pressure gradient
  • Frequency response 30 - 20,000 Hz
  • Polar pattern switchable: omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure eight
  • Open circuit voltage at 1 kHz (0 dB = 1 V/Pa) 18 mV/Pa
  • Nominal impedance 180 ohms
  • Load impedance 1000 ohms
  • Max. SPL at 1 kHz
  • 127 dB (without pre-attenuation)
  • 137 dB with -10 dB pre-attenuation
  • 147 dB with -20 dB pre-attenuation
  • Signal-to-noise ratio rel. to 1 Pa approx. 70 dB
  • A-weighted equivalent SPL approx. 17 dB
  • Power supply 11 - 52 V phantom power
  • Current consumption 4.6 mA
  • Low frequency roll-off switchable, 6 dB/octave at 80 Hz and 160 Hz
  • Connector
  • 3-pin XLR male
  • Pin 1 = ground
  • Pin 2 = +
  • Pin 3 = -
  • Dimensions
  • Length 165 mm
  • Shaft diameter 37 mm
  • Head diameter (L x W x H) 70 x 52 x 33 mm
  • Weight 286 g
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