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Schoeps MK 4 Cardioid Microphone Capsule
Schoeps MK 4 Cardioid Microphone Capsule

Cardioid microphone capsule for universal small diaphragm condenser use. 

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All capsules are available in matched pairs with official Schoeps documentation. For matched pairs multiply the cost of the microphone exactly by two and then add $50 for the matching fee! The amplifier bodies are available in sequentially serial numbered pairs at no additional charge. Any Schoeps product not found on our webpage can be purchased through Sound Pure. Please call and talk to one of our staff members to inquire about the price and availability! Additionally, contact us for more information regarding personalized laser engraving on your Schoeps microphones. 

Description:

Overview

  • Classic cardioid
  • Suitable for the widest range of applications, either as a spot microphone or for stereo recording with coincident, ORTF or M/S microphone arrangements
  • With consistent directionality throughout its frequency range
  • Often preferred for singing or speaking voices and most instruments
 
The MK 4 is our best-selling capsule. It offers the highest sound quality, flat frequency response, optimal rejection of rear-incident sound, and a directional pattern that remains constant throughout the audio frequency range. In the diffuse sound field it shows only a mild rise around 10 kHz; the sonic impression thus remains free of coloration even when sound is arriving from all sides at once. The sonic impression is thus free of coloration whether sound is arriving at the front or at the sides of the microphone, as well as for diffuse sound (reverberation) in a room.
 
For those who dare to use their ears rather than just their eyes when choosing a vocal microphone, a Colette microphone using the MK 4 capsule can be a remarkable instrument.
 

Application

The MK 4 is often preferred by opera singers and other trained vocalists. But its natural, transparent character also suits it very well for use in pop and rock applications, on stage or in the studio, where equalization is a part of the plan. A microphone with a clear, neutral sound quality provides the ideal point of departure whenever special “coloring” is needed.

Specs:

Frequency range: 40 Hz - 20 kHz
Sensitivity: 13 mV/Pa
Equivalent noise level (A-weighted): 15 dB-A
Equivalent noise level (CCIR): 24 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio (A-weighted): 79 dB-A
Maximum sound pressure level at 0.5% THD: 132 dB-SPL
Length: 22 mm
Diameter: 20 mm
Weight: 17 g
Surface finish: matte gray (g) or nickel (ni)

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