Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Microphone Hire


Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Microphone Hire

The Sennheiser MKH 416 shotgun microphone is the go to mic for many professional broadcast sound and camera men across the world.

The MKH 416 is a short gun interference tube microphone. Its excellent directivity and compact design, high consonant articulation and feedback rejection make the MKH 416 a superb all-round microphone for film, radio and television, especially for outside broadcast applications.


Increased directivity due to interference tube principle
Very low inherent self-noise
High sensitivity
Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
Rugged, suitable for adverse climatic conditions
Matt black all-metal body


Technical Data

Dimensions Ø 19 x 250 mm
Frequency response (microphone) 40 – 20000 Hz
Transducer principle (Microphone) RF condenser microphone
Pick-up pattern super-cardioid/lobar
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz) 25 mV/Pa +- 1 dB
Nominal impedance 25 Ω
Min. terminating impedance 800 Ω
Equivalent noise level 13 dB
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3 24 dB
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv) 130 dB
Current consumption 2 mA
Voltage 48 +- 4 V Phantom



1 x Sennheiser 416 Microphone
1 x Classic Softie
1 x Rycote Pistol Grip
1 x Boom Pole
2 x XLR cable