Sennheiser MKE400 Shotgun Microphone

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  • Regular price $199.95


Rugged, compact and versatile, the compact Sennheiser MKE 400 shotgun microphone is a great choice for use with both handheld video camcorder and larger professional models. Designed for cameras with a lighting shoe mount and external microphone input, it offers natural, life like sound reproduction, and is durable enough to withstand heavy professional and home use.

Switchable sensitivity aids in capturing long and short distances, resulting in pristine detailed audio and low noise, and the built-in shock mount helps to suppress handling and vibration noise. It's powered by a single AAA battery (included) for over 300 hours of continuous use.

Key Features

  • Rugged all-metal housing
  • Maximum side noise rejection, optimized for video recordings
  • Switchable sensitivity for long and short distances
  • Switchable wind noise filter
  • Approximately 300 hours operating time (from a single AAA battery)
  • Integrated shock-mount for rejection of handling noise
  • Foam wind shield included


  • Cable length: Approx. 7.9 in. (200 mm)
  • Equivalent noise level: 21 dB (A) ("vol -") 16 dB (A) ("vol +")
  • Frequency response: 40 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Max. sound pressure level (passive): 126 dB ("vol -") 118 dB ("vol +")
  • Connector (microphones): 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
  • Pick-up pattern: Super-cardioid, lobar
  • Power supply: 1.5-V battery (size AAA)
  • Operating time: Approx. 300 hours
  • Sensitivity as per 121 TR 9-5: 8 mV/Pa ("vol -") 20 mV/Pa ("vol +")
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.83 x 2.4 in. (130 x 21 x 62 mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 2.1 oz. (60 g)

What's in the Box

MKE 400 with coiled cable (3.5 mm stereo mini jack), battery (AAA), foam wind shield