Sennheiser MKH416-P48U3 Short Shotgun Mic

$999.95 USD


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Sennheiser MKH416 Overview

Short Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Operates on 48V phantom power. This microphone set the standard for short shotgun microphones used in location recording and is still matching the competition. Plastic carry case included. Windscreen included.

The Sennheiser MKH416 is a short gun interference tube microphone. Its excellent directivity and compact design, high consonant articulation and feedback rejection make the MKH 416 a superb all-round microphone for film, radio and television, especially for outside broadcast applications. Operates on 48V phantom power. Plastic carrying case and windscreen included.


  • Interference tube principle
  • Very low inherent self-noise
  • High sensitivity
  • Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
  • Rugged, suitable for adverse climatic conditions
  • Matt black all-metal body
  • Increased directivity
  • Optimum S/N ratio
  • Lower gain on input channels required
  • Lowest noise and greatest signal stability
  • Highly immune to humidity in all conditions. Extremely stable.
  • Visually “low key”


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Pick-up patternsuper-cardioid/lobar
Frequency response40ヨ20,000 Hz
Sensitivity (free field, no load) (1 kHz) 25 mV/Pa ᄆ 1 dB
Nominal impedance 25 Ω
Min. terminating impedance 800 Ω
Equivalent noise level - A-weighted (DIN IEC 651) approx. 13 dB
Equivalent noise level- CCIR-weighted (CCIR 468-3) approx. 24 dB
Max. sound pressure level 130 dB at 1 kHz
Power supply phantom 48 ᄆ 12 V
Supply current 2 mA
Dimensions in inches .74 x 9.84
Weight approx. 5.82 oz
Supplied Accessories 1 MZW 415 windshield
Product Variants MKH 416-TU3 - 12V A-B Powering Version

Download the MKH 416 Product Sheet (29k PDF)