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Sennheiser MD 421 II Large Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone

Great for micing drums & guitar cabs




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SKU: MD421

    Product Description

    The Sennheiser MD421 II is a professional quality, dynamic mic, often used for micing up snare drums & toms on a kit, and close micing guitar cabinets. 
    Andertons often use a Sennheiser MD421 II when recording guitar demos on our YouTube channel.

    Sennheiser MD421 II Overview

    The MD 421 II is one of the best known microphones in the world. Its excellent sound qualities enable it to cope with the most diverse recording conditions and broadcasting applications. The five position bass control enhances its 'all-round' qualities. 
    Colour: black, sound inlet basket: refined steel, black.

    Rugged professional microphone
    Five position bass roll-off switch
    Effective feedback rejection
    Clear sound reproduction
    Easy handling due to pronounced directivity

    Technical Data and Specification of MD 421-II

    Dimensions  215 x 46 x 49 mm
    Connector  XLR-3
    Frequency response (microphone)  30.....17000 Hz
    Transducer principle (Microphone)  dynamic
    Weight  ca. 385 g
    Pick-up pattern  cardioid
    Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz)  2 mV/Pa +- 3 dB
    Nominal impedance  200 Ohm
    Min. terminating impedance  1000 Ohm

    What's in the box?
    1 x MD 421 II
    1 x microphone clamp for 3/8" thread

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    Polar Pattern
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    Customer Reviews


    8 reviews





    Mr Mike Benbow1st Jul 2022

    Great on guitar amps paired with a 57.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5

    Mr. paul Bonas29th Dec 2020

    Good all round dynamic mic, better on guitar than vocals.

    Value 3Looks 3Durability 4Sound 4

    Trusted Customer26th Oct 2020

    Great mic to have for it's particular sound. Can't rate it against more expensive mics but it is what it is and has applications it is pefect for.

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 4Sound 4

    Mr Andrew Chappell8th Jun 2020

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer2nd Oct 2018

    Hairy Bongo Banger15th Nov 2016

    Love it great addition for the studio.

    Mr. Ryan Green22nd Dec 2015

    This is the go to for drum toms, also sound great on bass amps and have used individual miking up large brass sections. A studio must.

    Trusted Customer12th Feb 2015

    Fantastic on Toms. Decent on guitar cabs. Yet to use them elsewhere but they get a thumbs up from me.

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