Sennheiser MKE600 Shotgun Microphone

$329.95 USD



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Sennheiser MKE600 Overview

The Sennheiser MKE600 is designed with camcorders in mind, but can master common production sound challenges. Its high level of directivity ensures that it picks up sound from the camera direction while reliably attenuating unwanted sound coming from the sides and rear.

Wind noise is reduced by the included foam windshield, while a switchable low-cut filter additionally minimizes wind and handling noise. An optional blimp (foam windshield/hairy cover combination) reduces wind noise even more effectively, making the MKE 600 the perfect choice for outdoor recordings.

The Sennheiser MKE600 can be phantom powered or operated on an AA battery for about 150 hours.


  • Exceptional directivity
  • Maximal rejection of side noise
  • Switchable low-cut filter
  • Phantom or battery powering
  • Battery switch with “Low Batt” indicator
  • All-metal housing
  • Very good suppression of structure-borne noise
  • Supplied with foam windshield and shock mount
  • Effective wind noise suppression with blimp

Delivery Includes

  • MKE 600 gun microphone
  • MZS 600 shock mount for camera light-shoe
  • MZW 600 foam windshield
  • Instruction manual
  • Carrying pouch


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Pick-up pattern super-cardioid/lobar
Frequency response 40 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity with P48 phantom power 21 mV/Pa
Sensitivity with battery power 19 mV/Pa
Max. sound pressure level with P48 132 dB SPL
Max. SPL with battery powerv 126 dB SPL
Equivalent noise level with P48 15 dB (A)
Equivalent noise level with battery power 16 dB (A)
Power supply 48 V ᄆ 4 V (P48, IEC 61938) via XLR-3 or AA battery/rechargeable battery (1.5 V/1.2 V)
Current consumption with P48 4.4 mA
Operating time with battery approx. 150 h
"Low Batt" indicator< 1.05 V; approx. 8 h remaining operating time after initial indication
Diameter 20 mm
Length 256 mm
Weight 128 g (without battery)
Operating temperature ヨ10 ᄚC to +60 ᄚC