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Microphone

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Pattern

Description

Accessories that fit/work with this mic

You Should Know

We Own*

AKG D-112

 

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Good for recording kick drums.

1

AKG D190

 

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

1

AKG 414

 

 

4 selectable patterns: 2 Cardioid, 1 Omni, 1 Bi

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Highly sensitive. Usually used for ADR. Requires 48V phantom power. Has its own unique shock mount.

1

AT-M63HE

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips,

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

7

AT-4033

Cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

2

AT-4050

Cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Requires 48V phantom power

1

AT-4051

Cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips, outdoor kit, softie kit

Requires 48V phantom power.

12

AT-4073

Hyper cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips “Outdoor Kit” “Softie Kit”

Requires 48V phantom power.

29

AT 835bline and gradientcondenser battery or phantom power12
AT BP4029Stereo; line cardioid and figure 8Condenser Requires 48v Phantom power4

Crown PZM 180

Half-Omni

Pressure Zone Mic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Good for certain music applications

2

EV-635/635A

Omni

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

12

EV RE-10

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

5

EV RE-11

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

5

EV RE-16

Super-Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

2

EV RE-18

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

1

EV RE-20

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

1

EV RE-50

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

If used with boom, reserve a “boom adapter”.

9

Lectrosonics

 

Omni

Wireless Lav

Power supply for receiver

We own 4 different versions of Lectrosonics lavs.

17

Neumann U87

Omni, Cardioid, Figure 8

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Highly sensitive. Usually used for ADR. Requires 48V phantom power. Has its own unique shock mount.

1

Neumann TLM 103

Cardioid

Condenser

None

Highly sensitive. Usually used for ADR. Requires 48V phantom power. Has its own unique shock mount.

1

Peluso Stereo Mic

Cardioid

Condenser

None

Requires 48V phantom power or power supply

1

Rode NGT-8

Super-Cardioid

Condenser

None

 

4

Sanken CS-1

Hyper cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips, outdoor kit

Requires 48V phantom power or power supply

3

Sennheiser ME Kit

Cardioid, Super-Cardioid

Comes with ME 64 head (short shotgun) ME66 head (short shotgun), ME67 head (long shotgun)

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips, comes with softie, outdoor kit

Power supply takes AA battery. Choose which head to use. Comes with softie

6

Sennheiser ME-66 Kit

Cardioid, Super-Cardioid

Comes with ME 66 head (short shotgun)

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips, comes with softie, outdoor kit

Power supply takes AA battery. Choose which head to use. Comes with softie

9

Sennheiser MD 421ii

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

 

3

Sennheiser MKE2

Omni

Wireless Lav

Power supply for receiver

Transmitter and receiver are Audio Technical AT-100x series Takes 3 9V batteries

3

Sennheiser eW110G3

Omni

Wireless Lav

Hotshoe mount

Takes AA batteries

23

Sennheiser 416

Hyper cardioid

Condenser

Comes with either 12T or 48V power supply, blimp, shock mount pistol grip and “dead cat”

Requires phantom power or power supply. Older 416s use 12T. 12T cannot be powered using phantom power from a camera. Newer 416s use 48P. These are NOT interchangeable. 

9

Sennheiser 815/816

Cardioid

Condenser

Comes with either 12T or 48V power supply, blimp, shock mount pistol grip and “dead cat”

Requires 12T phantom power or power supply. 12T cannot be powered using phantom power from a camera.

4

Shure SM-48

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

 

5

Shure SM-57

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

 

5

Shure SM-58

Cardioid

Dynamic

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

 

12

Shure SM-81

Cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

Requires 48V phantom power

2

Sony C-37P

Cardioid

Condenser

Stereo bar, pop filter, mic clips

 

1

Sony ECM-30

Omni

Condenser

None

 

3

Sony ECM-44b

Omni

Condenser

None

 

17

Sony ECM-77

Omni

Condenser

None

 

4

Shotgun Mic Comparison

with Accessories:

without Accessories:

Boom Poles

Velvet Elvis

38” to 11’

most shock mounts can be attached or an adapter can be used to allow a mic clip to be attached

 

1

Loon

29” to 10’3”

 

3

Gitzo G7680

29” to 10’

 

4

Gitzo G555

2’ to 4’

 

4

K Tek KS-124

29” to 7’6”

 

4

K Tek KE-69

2.4’ to 5.9’

available with or without internal cable

3