MB 5k

Cardioid Dynamic Snare/Tom Microphone

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  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications

  • Overview


    Tailored for snare, rack toms and other highly dynamic instruments, the MB5K snare/tom microphone offers a moving coil dynamic design with cardioid polar pattern, delivering superior off-axis rejection for maximum gain before feedback. With a frequency response of 100-12,000 Hz, the mic is engineered to handle fast transients and high SPLs.

    The MB5K is also in the MB/Dk5 and MB/Dk7 Drum Packs.



  • Features


    • Custom-engineered for use on snare and toms

    • Road-ready all-metal construction

    • Low-profile percussion-style design

    • Built-in adjustable stand mount

    • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source

  • Specifications

    ELEMENTDynamic
    POLAR PATTERNCardioid
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE100-12,000 Hz
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-58 dB (1.2mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE500 ohms
    WEIGHT (MICROPHONE)324 grams
    DIMENSIONS (MICROPHONE)113.2mm (length)
    DIMENSIONS (HEADSET)41.5mm
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin XLRM-type
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