MKE 400
Compact shotgun mic for cameras with a lighting shoe mount and external microphone input. Maximum side noise rejection. Rugged all-metal housing.
$ 199.95
plus applicable sales tax – free shipping
Article No. 502047
MKE 400
$ 199.95
plus applicable sales tax – free shipping

Rugged, compact and versatile for great video sound: The MKE 400 is a small shot gun microphone for cameras with a lighting shoe mount and external microphone input.

  • Rugged all-metal housing

  • Maximum side noise rejection, optimised for video recordings

  • Switchable sensitivity for long and short distances

  • Switchable wind noise filter

  • Approximately 300 hrs operating time (from a single AAA battery)

  • Integral shock-mount for rejection of handling noise

  • Foam windshield included

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What's in the Box
  • MKE 400 with coiled cable (3.5 mm stereo mini jack)
  • 1 battery (size AAA)
  • 1 foam windshield
  • Accessories for MKE 400 (502047)


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  • Will the MKE 400 plug into my iPhone?
    No. The MKE 400 is designed for use with devices like a DLSR cameras. Apple devices utilize a specific wiring configuration.

  • How long will the battery of the MKE 400 last?
    A single AA battery will provide approximately 300 hours of operating time.

  • What does the low cut filter do on the MKE 400 do?
    The low cut filter limits the pick up of low frequencies and helps reduce wind noise.

  • What does the sensitivity setting on the MKE 400 do?

    The sensitivity setting helps adjust for different noise environments and different camera sensitivity settings.

    For loud sound circumstances or if connecting to a camera with extremely high input sensitivity the sensitivity setting would need to be set to the normal sensitivity (ie: left position). For extremely quiet sound circumstances or if connecting to a camera with low input sensitivity the sensitivity switch would need to be set to the high sensitivity position (ie: right position).


  • EU Declaration of Conformity
    • EU Declaration of conformity MKE 400 (1.1 MB) Download

  • Spec Sheets
    • Product specification MKE 400 (120 KB) Download

  • Instruction Manual
    • Instruction manual MKE 400 (260 KB) Download

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:

Most users do not need a license to operate a wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating a microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change. For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCC’s wireless microphone website at