Extremely versatile, robust legendary cardioid microphone. Easy handling due to pronounced directivity. Clear sound reproduction in any conditions.
The MD 421 U4 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 microphoneFive position bass roll-off switchEffective feedback rejectionClear sound reproductionEasy handling due to pronounced directivity
Dimensions : 215 x 46 x 49 mmConnector : XLR-3Frequency response (microphone) : 30 - 17000 HzWeight : 385 gSensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz) : 2 mV/Pa +- 3 dBNominal impedance : 200Min. terminating impedance : 200
October 19, 2015
A Classic for a Reason
Despite minor well know phasing issue (which only occurs under very specific conditions) and a kinda crappy integrated clip, 421s are a staple of many studios for a slew of good reasons. I use them primarily as tom mics and am much happier with their range (especially on mids and mid-lows) compared to similarly priced alternatives. Read more
Very happy to finally own a pair.