An industry leader. The Sennheiser MD 421 II Dynamic Instrument and Vocal Microphone is the perfect choice for when things get loud. Drums, bass, brass, guitar cabinets, vocals. You name it, the 421 II excels on it. There's good reason why this is a mainstay in the microphone locker of some of the world's leading studios and producers. From Abbey Road to Sunset Sound, and Schepps to Massy. Getting a great sound is as easy as pointing the microphone in-front of the source and pressing record!
Thanks to its cardioid polar pattern the 421 II, provides a focussed capture, with excellent rejection of up to 6dB at the sides of the capsule. This is a great choice to use when working in complex set-ups such as studio recordings and live performances. With a wide frequency response of 30Hz-17kHz, it will reproduce every source with absolute clarity. Every. Single. Time. Plug in and press record. You'll soon realise why this is the "desert island" microphone for many Grammy award winning professionals.
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If you don't know its name, you've certainly seen it in photos. The MD 421 II has been a mainstay in record production since it was first introduced by Sennheiser in 1960. It projected the voice of George Harrison at Maddison Square Gardens in 1971. The combination of an SM57 and MD421 is Grammy award winning producer and engineer, Andrew Schepps' tried and tested set-up when recording guitar amplifiers. From Dylan to Clapton, and May to Cobain. This microphone oozes an incredible level of heritage. All at a price which won't break the bank. It doesn't get much better than this!
The MD421 II boasts a five position bass control. This ranges from one (Music) to five (Vocal), adjusting this filter depending on your task allows you to achieve the perfect low-frequency roll off. All without having to waste all important processing power by continually reaching for high pass filters!
The MD421 II is great for optimised capture when working with tight set-ups. Whether it's inside the kick, above the snare, or angled on the toms. You're guaranteed precise positioning possibilities. Compromised of a glass composite housing and reinforced stainless steel basket, The MD421 II is incredibly durable . Great on-stage and in-the-studio, this dynamic microphone certainly delivers consistent results. Night after night!