Sennheiser MD46 – Handheld ENG Microphone

The MD46 handheld cardioid ENG microphone includes features found in today’s interview mics, but with studio quality sound, according to the company. The MD46 has a traditional long handle, wind attenuation and off-axis rejection and is designed to possess an extended high-frequency response, warm lows, and a clean midrange. The company developed the new microphone in response to the needs of NBC and the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Omni microphones pick up everything equally, including background noise. The MD46 cardioid interview mic focuses on the subject, increasing clarity. Designed to have low handling and wind noise, and to eliminate vocal popping, this microphone gives the ENG team an ideal interview tool.

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The MD46 handheld cardioid ENG microphone includes features found in today's interview mics, but with studio quality sound, according to the company. The MD46 has a traditional long handle, wind attenuation and off-axis rejection and is designed to possess an extended high-frequency response, warm lows, and a clean midrange. The company developed the new microphone in response to the needs of NBC and the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Omni microphones pick up everything equally, including background noise. The MD46 cardioid interview mic focuses on the subject, increasing clarity. Designed to have low handling and wind noise, and to eliminate vocal popping, this microphone gives the ENG team an ideal interview tool.

  • Rugged all metal body
  • Extremely low sensitivity to handling noise
  • Very insensitive to pop and wind noise
  • Uniform frequency response
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Integral microphone clamp thread
  • Double layer grille basket
  • Cardioid dynamic capsule
  • Low handling noise
  • Long handle with excellent balance
Transducer Pressure Gradient Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 40 Hz - 18 kHz
Maximum Input Sound Level not specified by manufacturer
Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
Output Impedance 350 Ohms (@ 1 kHz)
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Dimensions 9.84 x 1.92" (249.9 x 48.8mm) LxDiameter
Weight 12.7 oz. (359.9 g)
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