Sennheiser MKH 8020

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SennheiserSKU: MKH-8020

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MKH 8020

Outstanding omni-directional instrument microphone. Ideal as a main mic for “spaced pair” and “Decca Tree” recordings or the use in an OSS “Jecklin Disk“ array. Wide frequency response: 10 – 60,000 Hz.

The omni-directional MKH 8020 is ideal for recording large and small sound sources, for a "Decca Tree" or for use in an OSS "Jecklin Disk" array. As it does not suffer from a proximity effect, it is also a good choice for close-miking. If the acoustic ambiance is right, this microphone will provide very impressive recordings. The extra octave at the bottom end makes the MKH 8020 perfect for recording pipe organs, grand piano and acoustic double-bass.

Key Features
  • Onmi-directional pick-up pattern

  • Modular design

  • Wide frequency response 10 to 60.000 Hz

  • Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates providing extremly low distortion

  • Extremly low inherent self-noise

  • Accurate directional pattern

  • Non reflective Nextel coating

  • Ideal for stereo and surround recordings, as an M microphone and for ambience

  • Also available in stereo pairs

  • Frequency response
    10 - 60.000 Hz
  • Audio output
    XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
  • Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz)
    31 mV/Pa (- 30 dBV/Pa)
  • Nominal impedance
    25 ?
  • Min. terminating impedance
    1000 ?
  • Phantom powering
    48 V +/- 4V
  • Equivalent noise level
    10 dB(A)
  • Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3
    21 dB
  • Maximum sound pressure level (passive)
    138 dB SPL
  • Current consumption
    3,3 mA

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