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MKH 800 Twin NI

Overview

Universal studio condenser microphone of exceptional quality. Pick-up patterns can be remotely adjusted and optimized under monitoring conditions. High transducers linearity minimizes signal distortions.

The MKH 800 TWIN is a universal studio condenser microphone of exceptional quality. It includes a dual capsule consisting of two symmetrical push-pull transducers with high linearity. This is a "side fire" microphone with the two cardioid pick-up patterns of the transducer aligned back-to-back across the axis of the microphone. The signals of both transducers are not combined in the microphone in order to generate differing pick-up patterns but are available separately as two channels at the microphone output. This allows the pick-up patterns of the MKH 800 TWIN to be remotely adjusted. The signals can be combined in any desired way in the mixing console in order to create all pick-up patterns from omni-directional to figure-8 with an infinite number of intermediate stages. Based on the legendary MKH 800, this microphone opens up to a new dimension of studio recordings.

Features12

  • Color: Nextel grey
  • The remote adjustability and the variable pick-up patterns make the MKH 800 TWIN a universal main microphone, soloist microphone or supporting microphone.
  • The pick-up patterns can be set and optimised under monitoring conditions. In other words, it is not necessary to fix the pick-up patterns definitively before recording.
  • A wide range of mixes for stereo and surround are possible (including in parallel).
  • Saving of the microphone signals in two channels also allows an unlimited range of mixes to be realised at a later date.
  • The high sensitivity ensures interference-free signal paths as a result of high signal levels. The inherent noise of downstream microphone amplifiers is thus of minor importance.
  • Very low inherent noise prevents the masking of filigree sound structures. The depth of the acoustic can be heard more clearly too.
  • High linearity of the transducers minimises the signal distortions and ensures the transparency of the sound even at high sound levels.
  • The frequency response extends to 50 kHz, thus improving the resolution for complex acoustic details.
  • Stable pick-up patterns minimise sound distortion in the direct and diffuse field.
  • Negative acoustic effects caused by the housing and the sound inlet basket are minimised.
  • The small, slim design and the optionally dark housing design (Nextel) make it visually unobtrusive.

Top Specs

  • Dimensionsd 27 mm, l 136 mm
  • Weight (g)172 g
  • Polar PatternCardioid
  • Transducer principleRF condenser microphone
Tech Specs
Product
  • Polar Pattern
    Cardioid
  • Transducer principle
    RF condenser microphone
Acoustic Properties
  • Dynamic Range
    122 dB(A), 114 dB (CCIR)
  • Equivalent Noise Level
    12 dB (A)
Battery & Power
  • Phantom Powering
    48V +/- 4V
Electrical Properties
  • Nominal Impedance
    100 Ohm
  • Min_Terminating_Impedance
    2000 Ohm
Dimensions
  • Dimensions
    d 27 mm, l 136 mm
  • Height (mm)
    80
  • Length (mm)
    352
  • Master Carton Height (mm)
    388
  • Master Carton Length (mm)
    354
  • Master Carton Weight (g)
    517.558
  • Master Carton Width (mm)
    354
  • Weight (g)
    172 g
  • Width (mm)
    158
  • Package Depth
    68
  • Package Height
    351
  • Package Weight
    1584
  • Package Width
    137
Downloads09
What's in the box06
  • MKH 800 TWIN studio condenser microphone
  • MZQ 80 microphone clamp
  • MZS80 shock mount
  • AC 20 adaptor cable (1 x XLR-5 socket to 2 x XLR-3 connector)
  • User manual
  • Aluminium transport case
Accessories and spare parts02

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