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Beyerdynamic M 160 Dynamic Double Ribbon Microphone   

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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 t...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 07-31-2017

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A classic!

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.

FEATURES
  • 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

A very versatile addition to your mic locker. Order today .

SPECIFICATIONS

M 160 Dynamic Double Ribbon Microphone

  • Transducer type: Dynamic
  • Operating principle: Pressure gradient
  • Frequency response (distant micing) : 40 - 18,000 Hz
  • Polar pattern: Hypercardioid
  • 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
  • Case/finish: Brass
  • 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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