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Neumann MCM Miniature Clip Mic System microphone
Neumann MCM Miniature Clip Mic System
$699.00

Neumann MCM Miniature Clip Mic System

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SoundPro Item: 130599
MPN: MCM 114 SET BASS
MSRP: $869.00
$699.00

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System is available for different instruments; all systems use the same microphone and capsule design with different mounting styles.

The Miniature Clip Mic MCM system raises the bar of electret capsules. As a true Neumann, it picks the typical sound from all acoustic instruments in live applications. It redefines the standard of natural sound, practicality, reliable mounting, and longevity.

A new level of tonal balance, more body, especially in the bass and mid-range, and transparency in the treble: the KK 14 cardioid capsule overcomes limitations of many electret principles and captures the signature sound of a wide range of acoustic sources. Each of the capsulesʼ eight key components are designed for optimal performance, manufactured independently, and assembled by hand later on. Strict quality control also guarantees an unheard level of tonal consistency. Each capsule sounds exactly the same and delivers the neutral Neumann-style sound, saving time during setup and EQ tuning especially when running multiple microphones simultaneously. With ultra-low self-noise of 23 dBA and an extremely high maximum sound level of 153 dB SPL, the KK 14 delivers perfect results from both very quiet and very loud instruments. The titanium housing is road tough and protects the more sensitive parts for years to come.

The MCM System includes interchangeable cable options with 3.5 mm jack, Lemo, 4-pin mini-XLR, and MicroDot connectors – no adapter needed. The microphone can also work with a wired connection using the MCM 100 high-end output stage and the 3.5 mm jack cable.

Available Systems

  • BASS: Strings clip (attach to strings below the double bass bridge) or rib clip (attach to body of boudle bass)
  • BRASS / SAX / UNI: Clamp clip attaches to the bell of brass instruments, saxophones, or to percussion instruments and pole stands
  • CELLO: Clip attaches to the strings of a cello below the bridge
  • DRUMS: Clip attaches to drum rims (ideal for snares, toms, stand toms, and similar instruments)
  • GUITAR: Clip attaches to rib of guitar, ukulele, Dobro, acoustic bass, or cello
  • HIGH STRINGS: Clip attaches to body of violin, viola, mandolin, or similar instrument
  • PIANO: Magnetic clip holder to set on/in an acoustic piano (system includes 2 of all in the box items)
  • WOODWINDS: Strap clip around oboe, clarinet, flute, recorder, bassoon, or harp

Neumann MCM System Features

  • Available for different acoustic instruments
  • Gooseneck holder on all clips rotates and locks in 45° increments to adjust the orientation
  • KK 14 cardioid capsule with titanium housing
  • Tonal balance and more body in the bass and mid-range, transparency in the treble range
  • Ultra-low self-noise
  • Extremely high max SPL (153 dB SPL)
  • Includes interchangeable cable options that don't require an adapter
  • MCM clip (model dependent)1
  • KK 14 microphone capsule1
  • AC31 (1.8m) cable mini jack1
  • AC32 (1.8m) cable LEMO 3pin1
  • AC33 (1.8m) cable MicroDot1
  • AC34 (1.8m) cable mini XLR 4pin1
  • KC 1 cable brace1
  • Transducer TypeCondenser
  • Polar PatternCardioid
  • Frequency Range20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Rated Output Impedance50 ohms
  • Sensitivity at 1kHz into 1kΩ2.8 to 4.4 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Noise Level
    • CCIR: 31 dB
    • A-Weighted: 23 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio
    • CCIR (re. 94 dB SPL): 63 dB
    • A-Weighted (re. 94 dB SPL): 23 dB

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