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Handheld Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone with Cable

U.S. Five-year Limited End-User Warranty

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  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Overview

    A perfect introductory performance mic, the high-output MB 1k/c is designed for use as a lead, backup, or choral vocal microphone. Supplied with a 15' cable, it features Audio-Technica’s Hi-ENERGY® neodymium magnet structure for maximum output and fast transient response, lockable MagnaLock™ switch design for silent on/off operation, and a corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector. It is also available without a cable as MB 1k; and in the stage-ready MB 1k/pack along with a durable tripod microphone stand that folds for easy transport, a professional Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp for flexible positioning, and a heavy-duty 20' XLR-type cable.
  • Features

    • High-output design for vocals that cut through the mix

    • Cardioid dynamic element design

    • Rugged all-metal construction

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

    • Reduced handling noise thanks to anti-shock engineering

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

    • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector

    • Includes 15' cable

    • 5-year microphone warranty

    • Also available as:
      MB 1k with no cable
      MB 1k/pack with MB 1k microphone, adjustable tripod mic stand, stand clamp and 20' cable
  • Specifications

    ELEMENTNeodymium Dynamic
    OPEN CIRCUIT SENSITIVITY-53 dB (2.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
    IMPEDANCE600 ohms
    SWITCHMagnaLock™ on/off
    WEIGHT11.9 oz (337 g)
    DIMENSIONS7.27" (184.7 mm) long,
    2.19" (55.6 mm) head diameter
    OUTPUT CONNECTORIntegral 3-pin gold-plated XLRM-type
    CABLE15' (4.5 m) XLRF-XLRM cable
    ACCESSORIES FURNISHEDAT8470 Quiet-Flex™ stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter
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    • Q:

      This microphone supports not easily saturate at high sound pressure level, for example a scream in a lecture?
      Asked on 2/14/2016 by Jodi-X

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer


        Being a dynamic microphone, there is no max SPL. You may also want to check and make certain you are not over driving the preamp (rather than the microphone.)

        Answered on 2/17/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
    • Q:

      Does the mic above require phantom power or can I connect it directly to an amp?
      Asked on 6/18/2013 by FJKARSCH

      1 answer

      • A:

        The MB 1k/c does not require phantom power to operate. Using the provided cable, it can be connected to a balanced 3-pin XLR female MICROPHONE input connector.

        Answered on 6/18/2013 by AudioSolutionsSpec1 from Stow,OH
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