Schoeps MK 4VXP Cardioid Microphone Capsule  From Schoeps

Cardioid side-address microphone capsule with a low-frequency rolloff and high-end emphasis, ideal for close voice recording.

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$855.00

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Manufacturer's Description from Schoeps

Overview

  • Cardioid for lateral pickup
  • For pick up of speech or music at close range (under 10 cm)
  • Considerable attenuation of low frequencies
  • Emphasis of high frequencies
 
This cardioid microphone, with its main axis along its side, improves speech intelligibility in very loud environments. It 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.
 

Application

The MK 4VXP or CCM 4VXP should be used with the popscreen B 5 in order to prevent “popping“ sounds from the voice.
 
The CCM 4VXP has proved itself especially when used in the broadcasting or recording of motor sporting events. In this case it is attached to the user’s headphones.
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The focus on high quality, reliability and neutral accurate sound has been the production philosophy of Schoeps Microphones since 1948. The simple elegance and clever engineering of their products boast a true passion for the art of microphone making and a tireless attention to detail. The Colette System is the largest modular mic system available offering twenty different capsules and various active accessories. The newest addition to the acclaimed Colette System is the CMC 6 xt which offers extended frequency response beyond 40 kHz. The CCM Series mics are the smallest phantom powered non-electret microphones in the world. Other notables from Schoeps include the M222 Tube microphone, the VMS 5U portable two channel mic preamp and M/S matrix, three extremely unique stereo mics, the KFM-360 Surround microphone and the Polarflex Microphone System that allows the user to emulate the characteristics of any microphone. Schoeps is unquestionably among the most innovative microphone manufacturers in the world, leading the way in many developments. Central to its design philosophy over the years is the company's insistence on absolute sound neutrality of the microphones. It is really no wonder that Schoeps has so many supporters, not only in the area of classical music recording and reinforcement, but also in film and television. No doubt part of its success is due to the fact that, in a space of only 1500 square meters, a total of 35 employees develop, manufacture and distribute the whole range of Schoeps products. Staff turnover is very small, which says much about the family atmosphere in the company. Many an employee has celebrated his or her 25th anniversary with Schoeps. Continuity is and will remain very important at Schoeps. Despite many outside offers, Ulrich Schoeps intends to continue the life's work of his father.

Specifications

Frequency range: close pickup
Sensitivity: 10 mV/Pa
Equivalent noise level (A-weighted): 14 dB-A
Equivalent noise level (CCIR): 25 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio (A-weighted): 80 dB-A
Maximum sound pressure level at 0.5% THD: 134 dB-SPL
Length: 34 mm
Diameter: 20 mm
Weight: 18 g
Surface finish: matte gray (g) or nickel (ni)