Sennheiser MKH 418-S Stereo Shotgun Microphone

Sennheiser Updated: 2009-01-09 RSS
Sennheiser MKH 418-S Stereo Shotgun Microphone

The MKH 418 S is an M-S stereo shotgun microphone. Its M-S format, compact dimensions, very good consonant clarity and good spatial representation make it ideally suited for every type of application in film, radio, television and reporting, both indoors and outdoors.


* Increased directivity due to interference system (M)
* Very low noise
* High sensitivity
* Symmetrically ungrounded output without repeater
* Convincing spatial representation
* Universal application due to M-S format
* Sturdy and very weather-resistant
* Full metal casing, matt black

Delivery Includes

* 1 MKH 418 S

Technical Data

M-S stereo: M-S stereo shotgun microphone
Pick-up pattern: M: super-cardioid/lobar (S: Figure-of-eight)
Frequency response (microphone): 40.....20000 Hz
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv): 130 dB (63Pa)
Output voltage: 1,5 Volt
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3: M:14 dB-A/26dB-CCIR S:24dB-A/34 dB-CCIR
Output impedance: < 25 Ohm
Impedance: 1 k Ohm
Phantom powering: P48: 48+/- 4 V / 2x2,3 mA
Connector: XLR-5M
Dimensions: 19 x 280 mm
Weight: 220 g
Operating temperature: -20.....+60 °C