Sennheiser MKH 60-1 Gun Microphone

Sennheiser Updated: 2009-01-09 RSS
Sennheiser MKH 60-1 Gun Microphone

The MKH 60 is a lightweight short gun microphone. It is versatile and easy to handle and its superb lateral sound muting makes it an excellent choice for film and reporting applications. Its high degree of directivity ensures high sound quality for distance applications.


* Extremely low inherent self-noise
* High sensitivity
* High directivity throughout the whole frequency range
* Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
* Infra-sonic cut-off filter
* Symmetrical transducer technology ensures extremely low distortion
* Switchable pre-attenuation, switchable roll-off filter and switchable treble emphasis
* Rugged and weather-proof
* Black, anodised light metal body

Delivery Includes

* 1 MKH 60, 1 MZQ 40 quick release clamp

Technical Data

Pick-up pattern: super-cardioid/lobar
Frequency response (microphone): 50.....20000 Hz
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz): 40 (12,5) mV/Pa
Nominal impedance: 150 Ohm
Min. terminating impedance: 1000 Ohm
Equivalent noise level: 8 (15) dB
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3: 18 (26) dB
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv): 125 (134) dB / 1kHz
Power supply: 48 +- 4 V Phantom
Current consumption: 2 mA
Dimensions: d 25 x 280 mm
Weight: 150 g