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X/Y StereoSennheiser Electronics Corporation MKE 44-P

X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone

The MKE 44-P is an XY stereo microphone, with two electret capsules and a 5-pin output connector. Designed for field and location use, it can be powered by phantom power (12V) or a single AA battery.

The two small-diaphragm back-electret condenser capsules are mounted in a fixed 90° array; the assembly is spring mounted to suppress handling noise.

The mic’s response is roughly flat from 300Hz–5000Hz. Below 300Hz, the response rolls off smoothly but steeply to a -3dB point at 150Hz (-6dB at 100Hz).

Despite the mic’s natural LF rolloff, a 3-position switch can be used to enable further attention below 150Hz or 250Hz.

Emusician - 2003
To its credit, the MKE 44P is a sleek, lightweight, stealthy little mic that nicely fits the hand and keeps a low profile. If Sennheiser were to firm up its bass response and tone down the piercing highs, it could be a contender.

The mic can be phantom or battery powered (1x1.5V AA). The mic terminates with 5-pin XLR-M. A 5-pin female to 2x 3-pin Male XLR adapter is included.

The Sennheiser Electronics Corporation MKE 44-P is also known as: MKE44P.

The mic was released in 2007.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
X/Y Stereo (6.3 mV/Pa; 40 - 20,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
250 Ohms (Low) Self-noise: 25.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
125g (4.41oz) 190mm (7.48'') 24mm (0.94'')
  • 5-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications
  • Requires phantom power
  • Has battery compartment (1 x 1.5V AA)
  • Phantom voltage: 12 - 48v

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