Sennheiser MKH 418 S Stereo Shotgun Microphone

Sennheiser MKH 418 S Stereo Shotgun Microphone

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Product Description

The MKH 418 S is an M-S stereo shotgun microphone using Sennheiser's exclusive RF condenser technology. Its M-S format, compact dimensions, very good clarity and good spatial representation make it ideally suited for every type of application in film, radio, television and reporting, both indoors and outdoors.

  • Increased directivity due to interference tube system (capsule)

  • Very low noise, high SNR

  • High sensitivity

  • Universal application due to M-S format, mono compatible

  • Climate-resistant capsules

  • Rugged brass casing, with matt black finish

Technical Data




0.7 x 11 in. (19 x 280 mm)

Equivalent noise level

M 14 dB-A/26dB-CCIR S

Frequency response (microphone)

40 - 20,000 Hz


1 kΩ

Max. sound pressure level (passive)

130 dB (63Pa)

M-S stereo

M-S stereo shotgun microphone

Operating temperature


Output impedance

< 25 Ω

Output voltage

1.5 V

Phantom powering

P48 48± 4 V / 2x2.3 mA

Pick-up pattern

M: super-cardioid/lobar (S: Figure-of-eight)


7.8 oz. (220 g)

Product Sheet from Sennheiser

Instruction Manual from Sennheiser

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