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Sennheiser MKH 8070 Studio Directional Microphone

Product Code SE504241
Manufacturer Sennheiser

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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


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


Threaded transport tube

User manual

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