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Sennheiser MKH50
8.8 out of 10

Sennheiser MKH50

Pressure gradient microphone with super-cardioid pick-up pattern Read more

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Overall 10
10

Amazing On Location Mic

Carlos Corral, B&H Photo
27 February 2015
  • Excerpt: The Sennheiser MKH-50 is another industry standard mic that I've come across. This little guy has been used on such Hollywood Film/TV productions as The Social Network, The Dark Knight, and AMC's Breaking Bad.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Vocal/Dialog Mic for Studio

Videografix, B&H Photo
20 December 2014
  • Excerpt: We use this mic for recording vocals on a boompole during client interviews and dialogue from narrative projects.We were using the Rode NTG-3 shotgun, which is still a great mic, but the tone and richness from the Sennheiser is noticeably superior.The barrel of the MKH-50 is realy short, only 6", so...
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Really Short Barrel
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Overall 10
10

Absolute Great Product!

mdp, B&H Photo
10 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Great impedance. Easy to use and set up whether live or with a blimp. Output is great for all professional applications.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: Nothing
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Overall 10
10

Standout dialog microphone!

crispychips, B&H Photo
6 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I put this mic right to use out of the box. After recording with 3 different industry standard mics throughout the day, the MHK50 outshone the others. Dialog was clearer and drew more attention, making the interview them most memorable of the presentation.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Dramatic Sound, Durable, Easy To Use, Great Dialog Mic, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Great Mic for Interior Dialog

stereochemistry, B&H Photo
7 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The MKH 50 is a great mic for close interior dialog work, however it is not transparent. It's got a midrange boost that I personally like. You have to be relatively on axis if you are booming with this but it's got a great sweet spot when you're on.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

THE indoor voice mike

john w, B&H Photo
18 March 2012
  • Excerpt: This mic has such great presence on a boom indoors. It rejects bounce and room noise and really goes to the voice. Prior to this mic I was using a shotgun on the boom for indoor work, nite and day with this MKH 50.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Sounds Great!

JB, B&H Photo
25 July 2011
  • Excerpt: VERY durable, even in Costa Rican wet-season humidity. Very full and natural sounding mic, I MUCH prefer it to any kind of shotgun indoors. Does have a very tight pattern and a little bit less kindness when you get off-axis than the Schoeps 41, BUT it also costs about half as much, and with ok...
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic sounding, reliable, sturdy mic

Neil, B&H Photo
20 September 2010
  • Excerpt: I am a professional sound recordist and mostly work film, documentary, and tv. I bought this mic to supplement my supercardiod shotgun mic and have been very pleased with the results.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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