Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Condenser Microphone

Sennheiser MKH 416:State-of-the-art Performance for Outdoor Applications

The Sennheiser MKH 416 offers state-of-the-art performance that’s tailor-made for film, radio, and television applications — especially location shooting. This compact shotgun microphone boasts a pressure-gradient receiver with a short interference tube, offering laser-precise directivity, with a hypercardioid pattern at low and medium frequencies and a lobar pattern above 2kHz. TheSennheiser MKH 416 exhibits low noise, excellent feedback rejection, and no-compromise sound quality, making it a terrific choice for pro-level projects. What’s more, its compact, easy-to-manage size enables you to take it anywhere. The Sennheiser MKH 416 is highly immune to humidity, thanks to its RF condenser design, features a durable matte black finish, and includes an MZW415 windscreen.

Sennheiser MKH 416 features ultra-tight polar pattern creates clean-sounding recordings

We film a lot of videos here at Sweetwater — just take a look at our InSync or YouTube pages! So, we know a lot about shotgun microphones like the Sennheiser MKH 416. The Sennheiser MKH 416’s ultra-tight polar pattern makes it a great choice for any application that requires high directivity, low self-noise, high consonant articulation, and top-grade feedback rejection. This Sennheiser MKH 416 boasts a hypercardioid pattern at low and medium frequencies and an even more acute lobar pattern above 2kHz. This stellar design results in clean-sounding recordings with minimal acoustic interference.

Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Microphone Features:

  • Tailor-made for film, radio, and television — especially outdoor applications
  • Increased directivity due to interference tube principle
  • Hypercardioid pattern at low and medium frequencies and a lobar pattern above 2kHz
  • Exhibits low noise, excellent feedback rejection, and no-compromise sound quality
  • Compact, easy-to-manage size enables you to take it anywhere
  • RF condenser design is highly immune to humidity
  • Durable matte black finish
  • Includes an MZW415 windscreen

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Tech Specs

  • Microphone Type:Shotgun RF Condenser
  • Polar Pattern:Supercardioid/lobar
  • Frequency Response:40Hz-20kHz
  • Max SPL:130dB SPL
  • Output Impedance:25 ohms
  • Self Noise:13dB (A weighted)
  • Power:Phantom Power
  • Connector:XLR
  • Length:9.84″
  • Weight:0.36 lbs.
  • Included Accessories:Windscreen, Mic Clamp
  • Manufacturer Part Number:001511