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beyerdynamic MCE 494

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  • MSRP: $99


MCE 494 Documentation

Cardioidbeyerdynamic MCE 494

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Designed as a sonic upgrade to the microphones built in to laptops and portable recorders, the MCE 494 is a miniature cardioid condenser mic with a 3.5mm audio jack.

The condenser capsule is a back-electret type. The mic is powered via the microphone jack on the host recorder or laptop.

Applications include speech recognition, interviewing, conference recording, etc.

The beyerdynamic MCE 494 is also known as: MCE494.

The mic was released in 2002.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (20 mV/Pa; 30 - 18,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
2000 Ohms (Medium) Max SPL: 120 dB
Self-noise: 26.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
7g (0.25oz) 45mm (1.77'') 13mm (0.51'')
  • Stereo 3.5mm mini jack male (1)
Power Specifications

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