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Sennheiser e609S Silver Guitar Microphone

Improve sound isolation and improve your performance with the wide frequency response of the e609S silver guitar microphone from Sennheiser. (19) Read 7 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The e609 Silver is based on the legendary MD 409 microphone. Able to withstand high SPLs without distorting, the e609 Silver's flat-profile capsule allows extremely close miking of guitar cabinets and precise drum miking, particularly toms. The e609 Silver's super-cardioid design improves isolation while its increased output and wider frequency response improves performance. Its sound inlet basket, made of refined steel, is distinguished by a unique silver address side.

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- Metal construction -- rugged and reliable
- Super-cardioid pick-up pattern provides isolation from other on-stage signals
- Hum compensating coil reduces electrical interference
- Neodynum ferrous magnet with boron keeps mic stable regardless of climate zZounds is an authorized dealer of Sennheiser products.
- Pick-up pattern: Super-cardioid
- Frequency response: 40 - 18,000 Hz
- Sensitivity: 1.5 mV/Pa at 1 kHz, nominal
- Nominal impedance: 350 Ohms
- Minimum terminating impedance: 1 k
- Dimensions in inches: 2.17 x 1.34 x 5.28
- Weight: 6.43oz
- Contact Pressure: 2.5 N
- Weight (without cable): 9.2 oz
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Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 3 in
with Tripod Boom Stand and Mic Cable (20 Foot)
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
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4.5 out of 5 (19 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
Written by one of our gear experts! "Great mic, mediocre accessories."
Sound: Great presence, very punchy, aggressive. I like it a heck of a lot more than a 57. Haven't used it live yet but it's great for recording dry tracks. Tends to pick up 10 and 12 inch speakers better than 15s. Get a windscreen and try it on vocals with an extra room mic for that Albini-esque sound... Feature: The mic seems tough enough. It's really compact, I might try using it to mic up some drums. The bag is okay, the clip is useless. It doesn't fit the stem of the mic at all, barely fits over the XLR jack on the cable. I'm just using it draped over the cab instead. Ease of Use: It's a mic, point it at the thing you want to pick up, pretty easy. All depends on your ear and experience in the studio I guess. Quality: Probably not bomb proof like a 57 but I don't think I'll be taking this one on the road with me. I could see it surviving a few rough nights at The Mutiny, maybe. Value: Same price as a 57 but smaller, lighter and less noisy. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to deal with the manufacturer yet. Probably won't need to unless I do something stupid to it. The Wow Factor: Not as sleek looking or feature rich as the e906 but I don't really need selectable filters on a dynamic mic, that's what EQ is for. Overall: I'm a junkie for gear so I'm always looking for something new and different. This mic will probably be used on everything I record until it stops working. In which case, I'll probably buy another or try out the 906. It's always a good idea to keep a stable of mics at the ready. Definitely recommend giving this one a shot.
Style of Music: Punk, Alt-Country, Rock
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Sound: I am a live sound engineer, and recently added this to my microphone rig. This product can handle a wide array of musical styles. I have used this for Blues, Rock, Punk, Surf Rock and everything else you can imagine. I think the sound quality of this is much better than an SM57. High gain before feedback is awesome too! Feature: The Most useful feature of this mic is that it eliminates the need for a stand on stage. If you are tight on space, than this mic is for you. Hang it through the handle of an amp, and place a small piece of tape on your XLR cord, and you are good to go. The components of the mic seem to feel a little cheap. It is extremely light compared to an sm57. That does not mean that this wont hold up. Just make sure you don't have people throwing it around, and what not. Ease of Use: Very easy to get good guitar sounds out of this mic. The response is right where you need it, and it is tailor made for guitar sounds. Quality: The product seems to feel lighter than I expected, but I baby my mics, so that's just me. Value: Yes! Manufacturer Support: Never had to deal with the company as of yet. Overall: This microphone is awesome! Compared to the Sm57 it beats it hands down. The design eliminates the use for a microphone stand, which is good cause I have a small stage, and the less clutter I have, the better. I was on the fence about getting this microphone or a SM57 or an Audix i5. I am glad I went with this, I will be purchasing another one soon!
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