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beyerdynamic MC 840

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Top class large-diaphragm condenser microphone
MFR# 482838
beyerdynamic MC 840
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Description

The beyerdynamic MC 840 is a very compact large diaphragm studio microphone with a gold vaporised double diaphragm and 5 selectable polar patterns (omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid, figure 8). On the basis of the MC 740 microphone capsule this new microphone has been equipped with an improved low-noise pre-amplifier and an impedance transformer without transducer. Due to a two-stage roll-off filter (80 and 160 Hz) compensating the close miking effect and a two-stage pre-attenuation (-10 and -20 dB) the MC 840 is a superior microphone for any recording application. It has been designed without compromise to capture every sound detail with absolute clarity and purity. Applications for the MC 840 include recording orchestras resulting in a superb transparent sound.

Features:

  • Large diaphragm capsule with gold vaporised double diaphragms
  • Elastic capsule mounting
  • Five selectable polar patterns
  • Switchable pre-attenuation for high sound pressure levels
  • Switchable two-stage roll-off filter


Applications:

  • Studio or Live Applications
  • Vocals, Choirs, Instruments
Specs

Additional Information

Condition New
Package Contents Mic, shock mount, hard carry case
Length 165 mm
Diameter 37 mm
Unit Weight 286 g
Transducer Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid, Omni-Directional, Hyper-Cardioid, Wide Cardioid, Variable-Pattern
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Impedance 180 Ohms
Frequency Range 30 Hz - 20 kHz
input_pad -10 dB; -20 dB
Filters 6 dB/oct @ 80 Hz; 6dB/oct @ 160 Hz
Sensitivity -34.9 dBV/Pa (18 mV)
Max. SPL 127 dB; 137 dB with -10 dB pad; 147 dB with -20 dB pad
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