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Sennheiser MD 421 II Cardioid Studio Quality Microphone

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MD 421-II

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The Sennheiser MD 421 II is a cardioid, dynamic microphone popularized by the recording and broadcast industry. The MD 421 II is favored for its ability to handle a variety of applications due to its flexible bass control. The microphone features a 5-position bass roll-off switch and frequency response of 30-17,000 Hz. The cardioid polar pattern effectively rejects off-axis noise due to room acoustics and noise. The cardioid pattern also provides effective feedback rejection often caused by monitors positioned within close proximity.

The MD 421 II features a dynamic capsule allowing even signal response whether close-up or at a reasonable distance. This is particularly useful for broadcast, where announcers and DJ's can refrain from remaining absolutely stationary.

Due to the microphone's dynamic capsule, the MD 421 II handles high sound pressure levels, suitable for miking instruments high in transient (peak) response.

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Closest StoreTrois-Rivières, Quebec
Perfect for recording your guitar amp. Mic placement is not a problem like with most mics. You can also dial out bass with the 5 position roll off. It also sounded good for recording the acoustic guitar. Enough high end roll off to keep the sound beefy, and proximity is not an issue as with most mics. You can get in close without it sound boomy.
Posted by anonymous on Apr 19, 2014
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Great Dynamic Mic3 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreScarborough, Ontario
Used this for over 20 years. One of the best dynamic mics ever made. Good signal output, balanced response, versatile. If I could only own one dynamic mic, this would be it.
Posted by anonymous on Aug 3, 2012
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