Beyerdynamic is one of few microphone manufacturers worldwide that still produce ribbon microphones. The M 160 dynamic double ribbon mic brings you the sonic characteristics of classic ribbon mics with a modern twist. Thanks to the double-ribbon design, the M 160 has an ultra-fast transient response, which gives you superior detail while maintainin... Click To Read More About This Product
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Beyerdynamic is one of few microphone manufacturers worldwide that still produce ribbon microphones. The M 160 dynamic double ribbon mic brings you the sonic characteristics of classic ribbon mics with a modern twist. Thanks to the double-ribbon design, the M 160 has an ultra-fast transient response, which gives you superior detail while maintaining the smooth highs that ribbons are famous for. The M 160 is an outstanding microphone that's very effective for all types of remote and in-studio vocal reproduction. In the recording studio, the M 160 is recommended for miking string instruments such as violins, violas, cellos and for pianos, saxophones as well as for hi-hat and toms. It can effectively handle sound sources from pianissimo to mezzo forte. The non-glare black surface of the M 160 and its small dimensions allow unobtrusive use in TV or film studios.
When used in conjunction with the Beyerdynamic M 130 figure-8, double ribbon mic, the M 160's matched sound and hypercardioid polar pattern (side attenuation of 25dB at 110 degrees) makes it an ideal "mid" mic for recording in stereo with the M-S (Mid-Side) technique.
Unique double ribbon microphone transducer
Hypercardioid polar pattern
Extended frequency response
Excellent transparency and transient response
Compact and rugged design
Warm and natural sound
Applications; Instrumental miking such as saxophone, miking of drums (toms, hi-hat), MS-stereophony with M 130
Transducer type: Dynamic
Operating principle: Pressure gradient
Frequency response (distant micing) : 40 - 18,000 Hz
Polar pattern: Hypercardioid
Side attenuation: > 25 dB at 110 degrees
Open circuit voltage at 1 kHz (0dB = 1V/Pa) : 1.0 mV/Pa _ -60 dBV
Nominal impedance: 200 ohms
Load impedance: ‰ 1000 ohms
Diaphragm: Pure aluminum
Connector: 3-pin XLR male
Length: 156 mm
Shaft diameter: 23 mm
Head diameter: 38 mm
Weight without cable: 156 g
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