Microphone and headphone maker Sennheiser brought to the NAB Show a new multipattern microphone, the MK 8.
The MK 8 offers switchable omni, cardioid, wide cardioid, supercardioid and figure 8 patterns. Inside it has a one-inch gold-sputtered diaphragm.
Other features include a filter that can insert a 60 Hz low-cut of 100 Hz roll-off filter. A 10/20 dB pad is also available. Frequency response is listed at 20 Hz–20 kHz with a max SPL of 140 dB (no pad engaged). The company says the mic is made in Germany.