Miktek C5 Small Diaphragm Pencil Condenser Microphone

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  • Cardioid Pickup Pattern, Plus Omni Capsule Included
  • Superior Accuracy and Full-Bodied Responses
  • Suitable for Recording Acoustic Instruments, and Overhead Drums
  • AMI T5 Transformer and Hand-Selected Transistors
  • Includes a Serialized Frequency Response Graph

Miktek C5 Small Diaphragm Pencil Condenser Microphone


The Miktek C5 is a small-diaphragm pencil condenser microphone that offers a cardioid pickup pattern and super-linear, full-bodied responses. The unique MK5 capsule features a 5-micron Mylar diaphragm on which a 0.5-micron layer of evaporated gold is applied, helping to ensure an off-axis response with superior accuracy. Complete with an AMI T5 transformer and hand-selected transistors, the Miktek C5 is perfect for recording acoustic instruments such as violins, acoustic guitars, mandolins, brass, woodwind and pianos. Hand-built in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, the C5 is sure to please even the most discerning engineers, producers and artists alike.

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Each Miktek C5 includes a serialized frequency response graph, that's created during final testing. Additionally, the C5 is packaged with a MK5b omni capsule and mic clip within a wooden presentation box.


  • Classic small-diaphragm condenser design
  • MK5 0.5'' capsule with 5-micron Mylar and evaporated gold diaphragms
  • MK5b Omni capsule included
  • AMI T5 transformer
  • Hand-selected transistors
  • Individual serialized frequency response graph
  • Wood presentation case with microphone clip
  • Also available as a stereo matched pair


  • Type: Small Diaphragm Condenser
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: -32.4 dBV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 17dB
  • Dynamic Range: 109dB
  • S/N Ratio: 77dB
  • Max. SPL: 126dB
  • Power Supply: 48V Phantom
  • Power Consumption: 0.5mA