Acclaimed Reporting Capsule Now Available for Sennheiser Wireless Microphones

Sennheiser MMD 42-1 dynamic microphone head.

Sennheiser MMD 42-1 dynamic microphone head.

Amsterdam, September 17, 2017 – The accessory portfolio for Sennheiser wireless microphones has now been further expanded with the MMD 42-1 dynamic microphone head, which is available from today. The omni-directional capsule is well known from the popular MD 42 reporter’s microphone and as a component of the AVX Combo Set, but will now be made available as an individual accessory that is compatible with most of Sennheiser’s wireless systems. A great choice for reporting tasks, the microphone head is extremely rugged, minimizes wind and pop noise and forgives less than ideal positioning.
The MMD 42-1 microphone head is an ideal choice for any reporting task, where it ensures excellent speech intelligibility The MMD 42-1 is a high-quality dynamic microphone head with an omni-directional pick-up pattern. Its design, including a special double-layer mesh basket, minimizes wind, pop and handling noise. With journalism applications, the capsule will ensure excellent speech clarity and consistent levels without the user having to point the microphone directly at the interviewee. “Acoustic ruggedness” is ensured by its high maximum sound pressure level of 154 dB. The MMD 42-1 microphone head is compatible with the Sennheiser wireless microphone series AVX, D1, SpeechLine Digital Wireless, evolution wireless, 2000, 6000 and 9000.

Technical Data

  • Transducer principle: dynamic
  • Pick-up pattern: omni-directional
  • Frequency response: 40 – 18,000 Hz
  • Max. sound pressure level: 154 dB Sensitivity: 1.8 mV/Pa +/-2.5 dB

About Sennheiser electronic GmbH and Co. KG

Sennheiser is shaping the future of audio – a vision built on more than 70 years of innovation culture, which is deeply rooted within the family-owned company. Founded in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. With 20 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company is active in more than 50 countries and operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland and the USA. Sennheiser has around 2,800 employees around the world that share a passion for audio excellence. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. As part of the Sennheiser Group, the joint venture Sennheiser Communications A/S is specialized in wireless and wired headsets and speakerphones for contact centers, offices and Unified Communications environments as well as headsets for gaming and mobile devices. In 2016, the Sennheiser Group had sales totaling €658.4 million.


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