SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen
SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen
SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen Frequency Response
SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen Frequency Response
SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen Polar Pattern
SENNHEISER MKH 70 + RYCOTE Windscreen Polar Pattern
In a nutshell

Sennheiser MKH 70 hypercardioid belongs to Sennheiser MKH xx series which, thanks to a unique condenser polarization process, provides very high output level (switchable -10 dB attenuator) and background noise reduction, especially useful on very low signals or with poor preamps. These mikes are not very climate sensitive (immune to cold, heat, humidity) and have proved their worth in extreme conditions, from Sahara to Himalaya. Transient response is particularly good, but can be awkward on boom: we strongly advise use of built-in low-cut filter when it is mounted on boom or stand.

Our recommendations

Though membrane is protected at the bottom of interference tube, MKH 70, like all pressure gradient mikes, is wind and fast movement sensitive. Foam windscreen should be used indoors when mike is on a boom (in so far as ceiling height allows it!), and outdoors Rycote type windscreen is necessary. High side rejection in medium and high frequencies and high output level provide remarkable definition on wide shots. A switchable high-frequency accentuation (+6 dB with 10 KHz) offers compensation for brightness loss on very wide shots (cf diffuse field), or for accumulation of wind protections.

This product is commonly named:

Sennheiser MKH 70, Sennheiser MKH70, Sennheiser MKH-70, MKH 70, MKH70, MKH-70

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Technical specifications
Type & Power

Statique à condensateur, alim. 48 V.Ph., conso. 2 mA.

Sensibility

50 mV/Pa ; niveau max. 124 dB SPL pour THD<1%. Attén. -10 dB.

Directivity & Bandwidth

Gradient de pression ; hypercardioïde à lobe (canon), BP : 50 - 20 kHz, -3 dB. Coupe-bas : -6 dB/100 Hz et accentuation : +6 dB/10 kHz commutables.

Connectors & Dimensions

Dimensions 41 cm x 2.5 cm (diam.), masse 0.18 kg. Conn. XLR3M

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