Bidirectional Dynamic Microphone
The M380 is a moving-coil dynamic microphone with a bidirectional (figure-of-8) polar pattern. The capsule is adapted from the driver of one of Beyerdynamic’s headphone lines, reportedly the DT770/990.
The capsule is fitted with a humbucking coil. No output transformer is used.
The mic’s housing is robust diecast zinc.
Steve Albini lists the M380 as one of his favorite mics for bass cab and kick drum.
The beyerdynamic M380 is also known as: M380N(C), M380NC, M380N, 380, M-380.
|Frequency Response - BidirectionalClick Graph to Compare!|
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(5 mV/Pa; 15 - 20,000 Hz)
|n/a||600 Ohms (Low)||Max SPL: 140 dB
|370g (13.05oz)||160mm (6.30'')||66mm (2.60'')||
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