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Shotgun – Sennheiser MKH416

A shotgun microphone widely used in the film, television, and broadcast industries, known for its exceptional directionality, low self-noise, and high sensitivity, making it ideal for capturing focused, high-quality audio in challenging recording environments, such as outdoor locations and studio settings.

Brand: Sennheiser

Model: MKH416

Manufacture URL: https://en-au.sennheiser.com

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.

Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: Q BuildingQ105 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 Q Building Studios Induction

These can be found embedded in your aligned Course Canvas site or via the Induction Catalogue:

Direct Canvas Link

Your Course > Modules > Compulsory WHS Inductions

This resource may be course dependent, please speak to Technical Staff for more information.

Technical Specifications

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Diameter: 19 mm
Length: 250 mm

Frequency Response (Microphone):
40 Hz – 20000 Hz

Transducer Principle (Microphone):
RF condenser microphone

Pick-up Pattern:

Sensitivity in Free Field, No Load (1kHz):
25 mV/Pa ± 1 dB

Nominal Impedance:
25 Ω

Min. Terminating Impedance:
800 Ω

Equivalent Noise Level:
13 dB

Equivalent Noise Level Weighted as per CCIR:
24 dB

Maximum Sound Pressure Level (Passive):
130 dB

Current Consumption:
2 mA

48 ± 4 V Phantom

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Updated on July 13, 2023

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