Sennheiser Refreshes MKE 400, Releases Lav Mics and Cellular Kits

MKE 400 on-camera shotgun microphone together with new XS Lav mics for smartphones. As well as, Cellular Kits are being rolled out that pair a Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod and Sennheiser Smartphone Clamp together with one among their audio units.

MKE 200 that was launched final 12 months, with a built-in windscreen housing that surrounds the shock-mounted mic capsule. Whereas a fuzzy windscreen is supplied with the MKE 400, in follow it’s not almost as important for lighter breezes which are already subdued with the perforated housing design.

The Sennheiser MKE 400 is priced at $200 and is obtainable to order now. It comes with a fuzzy windscreen, a TRS cable for connecting to cameras, a TRRS cable for connecting to cell units, and a pouch to maintain the whole lot collectively.

For $230, the MKE 400 Mobile Kit will add within the Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod and Sennheiser Smartphone Clamp.

XS Lav Wired Microphone

Lavalier microphones are nice for isolating somebody’s voice as they’re positioned a lot nearer to the supply, often connected to the speaker’s clothes. Sennheiser’s new XS Lav is a 2-meter wired omnidirectional lavalier mic meant to attach with cell units or computer systems.

The XS Lav is available in two varieties, both with a 3.5mm TRRS jack for $50, or with a USB-C plug for $60. Every comes with a removable windscreen and carrying pouch. For video conferencing, Sennheiser recommends the USB-C model as the three.5mm jack might intrude with audio output on some units.

For $100, The XS Lav USB-C Mobile Kit will even embrace the Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod and Sennheiser Smartphone Clamp.

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