Beyerdynamic MCE 85 BA Condenser Shotgun Microphone
Product #50805
SKU MCE85BA
Usually ships in 7 - 10 days


Beyerdynamic MCE 85 BA Condenser Shotgun Microphone

Product #50805 | SKU MCE85BA
Usually ships in 7 - 10 days

Product Features
  • Maximum Attenuation of Ambient Noise
  • Constantly brilliant Recording Quality
  • 160 h Battery Operation
  • Low Cut Filter
  • Smart Design
Our Price $329.00


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Developed for professional indoor and outdoor audio recordings, the MCE 85 combines superior quality and excellent polar patterns in a rugged yet lightweight aluminium housing.

The MCE 85 can be mounted to film cameras, DSLR cameras, digital camcorders or in combination with a microphone boom or as a handheld for high-quality recordings.

Thanks to the supercardioid / lobe polar pattern the MCE 85 BA can be used to record a sound source very precisely without disturbing ambient noise. A high-quality electret condenser microphone capsule inside the shotgun microphone ensures that exceptionally precise sound reproduction. The included low cut filter can be switched on and off. It eliminates low frequencies and compensates for mechanical vibrations and proximity effect.

The MCE 85 BA can be powered from any balanced phantom source. If there is no balanced phantom source available, the microphone can be powered with a regular AA battery. The DC/DC converter ensures that the microphone signal remains constant even if the battery power starts to decrease, guaranteeing consistent, brilliant recording quality.

Transducer type Condenser (back electret)
Operating principle Pressure gradient
Polar pattern Supercardioid/lobe
Frequency response 34 - 19,000 Hz (switchable bass roll-off filter at 120 Hz)
Open circuit voltage at 1 kHz (0 dB = 1 V/Pa) -30.0 dBV = 31.6 mV/Pa ±3 dB
Nominal impedance 20 Ω
Load impedance ≥100 Ω
Rejection factor >50 dB
Max. SPL at 1 kHz 115 dB
Volume range 95 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio rel. to 1 Pa 74 dB (A-weighted, RMS)
Equivalent SPL 20 dB (A-weighted, RMS)
Noise voltage 6.3 µVrms (A-weighted, RMS)
Polarity Positive pressure at the diaphragm produces a positive voltage on pin 2
Connection 3-pin male XLR
2 = +, 3 = -, 1 = ground
Voltage supply, switchable 11 - 52 V phantom power or 1.5 V battery (LR6 AA)
Power consumption 3.7 mA / 20 mA (battery)
Operating time with battery approx. 160 hrs.
Temperature range (at <90% humidity) -20 °C to +65 °C
Length 284 mm
Diameter 23 mm
Weight 110 g

In The Box

  • Mic Clamp
  • Wind Shield
  • Bag

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In The Box

  • Mic Clamp
  • Wind Shield
  • Bag

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Product:
Beyerdynamic MCE 85 BA Condenser Shotgun Microphone
Manufacturer:
Beyerdynamic
Model:
MCE85BA
SKU:
MCE85BA
RM Product #:
50805
Polar Pattern:
Super Cardioid