Beyerdynamic M160 Double ribbon microphone

$699.00

M 160 Double ribbon microphone

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  • For miking string instruments and guitar amps
  • Warm and natural sound
  • Hypercardiod polar pattern
  • Extended frequency response
  • Excellent transparency

Beyerdynamic is one of few microphone manufacturers world-wide that still produce ribbon microphones. A classic one is the M 160, a dynamic double ribbon microphone. Featuring a hypercardioid polar pattern with a noise attenuation of 25 dB at 110°, the M 160 is an outstanding microphone which is very effective for all types of remote and in-studio voice reproduction.

 

WARM AND NATURAL SOUND

The M 160 is ideal for miking string instruments such as violins, violas, cellos and guitars as well as for guitar amps.

The Beyerdynamic M Series Mic Family offers a great variety of wired microphones for a variety of use cases such as studio applications or live performances.

This microphone is no conventional microphone, but also happens to be a double ribbon microphone. Two overlaying, paper-thin ribbons ensure a high output level. 

FEATURES
• Unique double ribbon microphone transducer
• Hypercardioid polar pattern
• Extended frequency response
• Characteristically warm and natural sound

SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
MKV 8 Microphone clamp
with 3/8" internal thread,
for shaft diameters
of 22 - 32 mm . . . . . . . . . . . Order # 407.216

 

APPLICATIONS
The M 160 is an outstanding broadcast announcer’s microphone
which is also effective for all types of remote and in-studio voice
reproduction. In the recording studio, the M 160 is recommended
as an overhead drum mic, for miking pianos, violins, saxophone
and for vocals.
The non-glare black surface of the M 160 and its small dimension
allow the unobtrusive use in TV or film studios. In conjunction with
the M 130 dynamic double ribbon microphone the M 160 is ideal for
stereo recordings in MS technique.

 

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
BMC 05 FM BLK Standard microphone
cable XLR-XLR, 5 m long . . . Order # 434.787
BMC 10 FM BLK Standard microphone
cable XLR-XLR, 10 m long . . Order # 434.795
EA 19/25 Elastic suspension for shaft
diameter of 19 - 25 mm,
with MKV 11 microphone
clamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Order # 407.194
GST 500 Microphone stand, 3/8",
height 0.85 - 1.60 m,
with telescopic G 500 boom. Order # 406.252

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Transducer type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dynamic
Operating principle . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pressure gradient
Frequency response . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 - 18,000 Hz
Polar pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hypercardioid
Rear attenuation at 1 kHz . . . . . . . . > 25 dB at 110°
Open circuit voltage at 1 kHz
(0 dB = 1 V/Pa). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 mV/Pa = -60 dBV
Nominal impedance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 Ω
Load impedance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ≥ 1000 Ω
Diaphragm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pure aluminium
Case/finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brass
Connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XLR, 3-pin, male
Dimensions:
Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 mm
Shaft diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 mm
Head diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 mm
Weight without cable. . . . . . . . . . . . 156 g

 

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