MD 46
High-quality dynamic cardioid microphone for rough use in live reporting and broadcasting environments. Especially tuned for interview situations. Special design avoids wind and handling noise problems. Metal housing.
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$ 199.95
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MD 46
Article No. 005172
MD 46
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Sennheiser Star Rating

5.0 (1) Reviews

$ 199.95
plus applicable sales tax – free shipping

Omni microphones tend to pick up everything equally, including background noise. The MD 46 cardioid interview mic focuses on the subject, increasing clarity while reducing background noise. Designed to deliver low handling and wind noise, and to eliminate vocal popping, this microphone gives the ENG team an ideal interview tool.

  • Double layer grille basket

  • Cardioid dynamic capsule

  • Low handling noise

  • Long handle with excellent balance

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Reviews
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Sennheiser Star Rating

5.0 (1) Reviews

100.0% of Reviewers Would Recommend this product to a friend

  • IanTimothy
    U.K
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    Sennheiser Star Rating

    Must have ENG/Reporter microphone

    Clearly, the MD46 is a top-class ENG/reporter microphone. It is a truly professional instrument which will last for years. As with all Sennheiser equipment, you will have to pay an initial premium purchase price, this is insignificant when one accepts the microphone will last for many years of hard use. I would also consider the MD46 as an excellent tool for a podcasting studio. Superb and rich voice reproduction is equal to many 400 pounds 'studio' voice microphones.

    PRO:

    Beautiful rich voice reproduction. Learn to listen to the proximity of the microphone through headphones while making your interview. Care in use will reward with superb recordings. I use this microphone in noisy environments such as conference interviews. For much of my work the MD21 is my first choice: however: if the ambient sound is too great the MD46 comes into its own. I would recommend carrying MD46 and MD21 in your sound bag. One amazing aspect is you can use both microphones at one event, in differing 'ambient sound' situations, and the tonality of the interviewer's voice is identical. The MD46 is tough and over the years of using this microphone it has never let me down. it returns consistent results every time.

    CON:

    None. Some may find the microphone slightly heavy: I would reply the almost zero handling noise is worth the extra weight. Held firmly and as vertically as possible you will have no problem. I would recommend owning an MD21 or MD42 to complement this microphone as the tight pattern is not always preferred. However, a seasoned reporter would have no issues in this area.

    BEST USES:

    Reporting/ENG. Events interviews in noisy environments. Podcasting. All voice recording applications.

    BOTTOM LINE:

    I would recommend this to a friend.

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WARNING (for California residents only): This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.p65warnings.ca.gov.

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