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Sennheiser MKH 8060 Supercardioid Short Shotgun Microphone

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Sennheiser MKH 8060

 short shotgun microphone gives you true and natural sound in a lightweight, rugged package. Reliable under the toughest climatic conditions, the symmetrical RF transducer design of the MKH 8060 mic produces high sensitivity, low distortion, excellent transient response. The short interference tube yields a pleasing supercardioid / lobar pickup pattern, suppressing off-axis sound without coloration to create extremely natural and detailed results. Thanks to its compact design, the MKH 8060 is perfect fot boom or camera mounting and via the MZD 8000 digital module, this mic is Sennheiser's first short shotgun to interface into digital systems directly.

Item Includes

  • MKH 8060 Microphone Body
  • MZX 8000 Analog Output Module (XLR)
  • MZQ 8060 Microphone Clip
  • MZW 8060 Foam Windshield
  • Threaded Transport Tube
  • Frequency Response Sheet

An excellent choice for production audio, giving you natural sound and ease-of-use

Small size is perfect for camera-mounting as well as booming

Off-axis sound is attenuated without colorations

Can be used as an analog or - with optional digital module - a digital microphone

Symmetrical transducer technology ensures extremely low distortion

Transformerless and fully floating balanced output for minimal distortion

Exceptionally low inherent self-noise gives you crystal-clear production audio

High output signal voltage ensures interference-free signal paths

Rugged metal housing with non-reflective Nextel coating

Extremely weather-proof due to high-frequency circuit

Ideal for camera mounting due to compact design


Transducer: Symmetrical RF

Polar Pattern: Supercardioid/Lobar

Frequency Response: 50Hz to 25kHz

Sensitivity: -24 dBV/Pa (63mV/Pa)

Noise: EIN: 11dB (A) (DIN-IEC 651), 23dB (CCIR 268-3)

Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL): 129dB

Nominal: 25Ω
Minimum Terminating: 2kΩ

Output Connectors: 1 x XLR (as supplied)

Pad: No

Low Frequency Roll-Off: No

Power Requirements: 48V, +/-4V phantom (P48, IEC 61938); 3.3mA current consumption

Operating Temperature: -14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)

Diameter: 0.75" (19mm)
Length (Microphone): 5.7" (145mm)
Length (with MZX 8000 Module): 7.0" (178mm)

Microphone: 2.8 oz (79g)
With MZX 8000 Module: 3.9 oz (111g)

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