MB 3k

Handheld Hypercardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone

MSRP* US$69.00
Five-year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • Overview

    The Midnight Blues® Series standout performance microphone, the MB 3k dynamic vocal microphone has an extended frequency response specifically developed to capture lead, backup, and choral vocals. Truly a standout in its class, the MB 3k is tuned to make an impact: high volumes come through without distortion—and even subtle nuances are clean and precise. Its Hi-ENERGY® neodymium magnet structure provides improved output and extremely fast transient response. Other features include A-T’s MagnaLock silent switch, soft-touch finish, and gold-plated XLRM-type connector.
  • Features

    • Standout performance microphone for lead, back-up and choral vocals

    • Extended frequency response for optimal vocal reproduction
    • Hypercardioid dynamic element design

    • Rugged all-metal construction

    • Hi-ENERGY® neodymium magnet for improved output and transient response

    • Soft-touch finish for a secure, comfortable grip

    • Silent on-off operation thanks to MagnaLock™ switch design

    • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector

    • 5-year warranty

    • Also available as:
      MB 3k/c with 15' cable

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTNeodymium Dynamic
    POLAR PATTERNHypercardioid
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-54 dB (1.9 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE600 ohms
    SWITCHMagnaLock™ on/off
    WEIGHT12.1 oz (343 g)
    DIMENSIONS7.56" (192 mm) long,
    2.12" (53.8 mm) head diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin gold-plated XLRM-type
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8470 Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
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  • Reviews


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    Audio-TechnicaMB 3k Handheld Hypercardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    For some reason a can not find a better mic


    from Costa Rica


    • Great Sound Quality


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        Comments about Audio-Technica MB 3k Handheld Hypercardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone:

        I felt in love with this mic the sound is just amazing and for my voice I have not been able to find a better mic, not even the more expensive so called standards mics can do the job the MB3k does.

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          What is the SPL of the MB 3k Handheld Hypercardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone microphone?
          Asked on 3/18/2016 by Michael from United States

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            Dynamic microphones do not have SPL ratings.

            Answered on 3/21/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
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