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Sennheiser MKH 8070 Long Shotgun Microphone

Long Distance Highly Directional Shotgun Microphone
Part No: MKH8070

Long shotgun microphone. Ideal for major broadcast and sporting events. Extreme directivity, reliably capturing distant sounds even under the toughest sonic and climatic conditions. Extremely weather-proof.

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Product Description


The long shotgun microphone MKH 8070 was especially designed for picking up distant sources of sound in best quality. Its very natural sound makes it the ideal choice for major broadcast and sporting events. Featuring extreme directivity and a pronounced lobar pick-up pattern it will reliably capture that magic moment from a distance, even under the toughest sonic and climatic conditions. The MKH 8070's special design ensures attenuation of off-axis sound without coloration. Like all mics of the 8000-family it can be easily combined with the MZD 8000 digital module, turning it into a full-fledged digital microphone.


  • Lobar pick-up pattern
  • Enhanced directivity
  • Very natural sound
  • Uncolored off-axis sound
  • Exceptionally low inherent self-noise
  • Extremely low distortion
  • Transformerless and fully floating balanced output
  • High output signal
  • Rugged metal housing
  • Non-reflective Nextel coating
  • Extremely weather-proof due to RF circuit• Nextel- • Becomes a digital mic when combined with the MZD 8000 digital module
  • Timbrally identical with the other 8000-series microphones for optimum aural compatibility


Additional Information


Dimensions: diameter 19 mm, lenght 465 mm (432 mm excluding XLR module)

Transducer principle (Microphone): RF condenser microphone

Frequency response: 45 - 20000 Hz

Weight: 332 g (300 g excluding XLR module)

Audio output: XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating

Pick-up pattern: lobar

Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz): 112 mV/Pa (-19 dBV/Pa)

Nominal impedance: 25 Ohm

Min. terminating impedance: 2000 Ohm

Phantom powering: 48 V +/- 4 V

Equivalent noise level: 8 dB

Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3: 21 dB

Maximum sound pressure level (passiv): 124 dB SPL

Current consumption: 3,3 mA

What's in the box

  • Shotgun microphone MKH 8070
  • Microphone clip
  • Foamwindshield
  • Threaded transport tube
  • User manual