Sennheiser MD421-II

Dynamic microphoneThe MD 421 is one of the most famous microphones in the world. Due to its sonic qualities, it can be used in various recording situations and in all areas of sound transmission technology. The 5-stage bass switch underlines the all-round qualities.

  • Suitable for voice, guitar, wind instruments and drums
  • Very tough
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • 5-Stage switch Bass
  • Good feedback rejection
  • Transparent sound reproduction
  • Frequency response: 30-17000 Hz
  • Free field, no circuit sensitivity (1kHz): 2 mV / Pa (- 3 dB)
  • Nominal impedance: 200 Ohm
  • Min load impedance:. 200 Ohm
  • Dimensions: 215 x 46 x 49 mm
  • Weight: approx 385 g
  • Incl. microphone clamp for 3/8 "thread
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  • Git Amp
  • Snare
  • Tom
  • Kick
  • Trombone
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet

Further Information

Condenser Microphone No
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Microphone Clamp Yes
Dynamic Microphone Yes
Complete Set No

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A must for the studio
James2242, 19.05.2014
I love this microphone. It's great on toms and amps, it's a really versatile microphone. It even works nice on some vocals. My only issue with it is the clip. It works a gem but I constantly grab the mic and inadvertently release it from it's holder. Thankfully I catch it every time but I know someday it's going to hit the floor.
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A great classic...
gmartina, 12.05.2020
One of the best dynamic microphones for almost all instruments, especially for the drum on live or studio session. There’s nothing better for tom drum, but it’s a little awkward and heavy. Maybe is a little pricey overall though.
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Classic microphone that keeps delivering
EF., 05.06.2014
Really great microphone that delivers what the MD421 has done for years and will by it nice quality keep on making results for many years to come.
Mostly used it as microphone for my saxophones and works great both live and in the studio.
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Great mic that works for some not all
Guildner, 24.02.2020
This mic works great on some sources I tried it on (cabs, toms) and is not that great on others IMO (vocals/acoustic). I am happy that I bought it, it is fantastic when it works. A better allrounder IMO would be the M88 but this is a classic and good to have in the locker.
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