Professional quality dual-diaphragm condenser microphone with five independant polar patterns for advanced home and studio recording. Two 1 inch diaphragms deliver warm and precise sound.
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The MK 8 offers a great solution for advanced home recording applications and project studios alike. It is the microphone for people who pour all of their passion into their audio projects. The MK 8 offers sophisticated options to sign off your sound with your own personal handwriting. The dual-diaphragm condenser microphone delivers warm and precise sound reproduction. Its five independent polar patters allow for a multitude of recording applications and sound design options.

No matter which mixing desk or recording device is used, the MK 8 matches the input sensitivity with a 3-step attenuator. Two adjustable filters compensate for the proximity effect as well as low frequency rumble or structure born noise.


The MK 8 has dual one-inch diaphragms precisely spattered with 24-carat gold. The shock-mounted capsule is accommodated within a sturdy metal housing.


The MK 8. Pride in Sound - Made in Germany.


Dual-diaphragm true condenser microphone


Five switchable polar patterns


3-position switchable low cut/roll-off filter


3-position pad switch


Two 24-carat gold plated 1 inch diaphragms


Shock-mounted capsule


Rugged metal housing


Safely sheltered electronics


Designed and made in Germany



160 x 57 mm (L x D)

Frequency response

20 Hz 20 kHz

Transducer principle

externally polarised condenser microphone, 1 diaphragm


485 g

Pick-up pattern

Switchable: omni-directional, wide cardioid, cardioid,super-cardioid, figure-of-eight

Nominal impedance

50 Ohms

Min. terminating impedance

1000 Ohms

Storage temperature

-20C to 60C

Operating temperature

0C to +40C

AF sensitivity

14,1 mV /-37 dB dBV

Equivalent noise level

10 dB(A)

Maximum sound pressure level (passive)

142 dB SPL (Dmpfung 0 dB)

Power supply

48 V phantom powering (P48)

Current consumption

4,1 mA

Dynamic range

132 dB

Low-cut filter

Switchable: Low cut: 60 Hz, -18dB/Octave / Roll off: 100 Hz,-6dB/Octave


Switchable: 0dB, -10dB, -20dB

What's in the Box

MK 8 microphone

MZQ 4 Microphone clamp


Instruction manual

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