- Cardioid for very close speech pickup (<10 cm)
- Low-frequency response rolloff (-10 dB at 100 Hz)
- Polar diagram identical as the MK 4
- Preferred applications: close speech pickup, public address systems
- No. 131707
This cardioid capsule is designed for the very closest speech pickup, i.e. directly in front of the speaker’s mouth.
Its low-frequency rolloff is compensated by proximity effect. Thus it has (up to the point of its high-frequency emphasis) a flat frequency response for the speaker’s voice, while showing a rolloff at low frequencies for all sound that originates from a greater distance. As a result, background sounds are picked up less strongly than the person speaking.
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|Pickup pattern|| |
|Frequency range|| |
40 Hz - 26 kHz with CMC 6 / CMR,
40 Hz - 42 kHz with CMC 6xt
-37.5 dB (V/Pa), 13 mV/Pa with CMC 6
|Equivalent noise level (A-weighted)|| |
13 dB with CMC 6
|Equivalent noise level (CCIR)|| |
23 dB with CMC 6
|Signal-to-noise ratio (A-weighted)|| |
81 dB with CMC 6
|Maximum sound pressure level (THD < 0.5 %)|| |
132 dB-SPL with CMC 6
|Surface finish|| |
No. 191102 custom color: nickel, chromagreen, other custom colors on request
No. 191201 custom engraving