Sennheiser e609 Silver
The e609 has an excellent transient response. Its laterally mounted capsule has been specially developed for micing guitar
cabs face on and extremely close to the signal source. The e609 is also suitable for drum miking, particularly toms, where
the microphone's profile allows the capsule to be positioned close to the drum skin.
Exceptional full-size sound quality
Very high sound pressure handling capability
Super-cardioid pick-up pattern provides isolation from other on-stage signals
Hum compensating coil
| 40.....18000 Hz
|Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz)
|Min. terminating impedance
|55 x 34 x 134 mm
|Weight w/o cable
Super-cardioid instrument microphone, hum compensating coil, frequency response 40 Hz - 18 kHz, sensitivity (free field,
no load) 1.5 mV/Pa at 1 kHz, nominal impedance 350 Ohm, min. terminating impedance 1 kOhm, dimensions 55 x 34 x 134 mm,
weight 180 g.
It was between the e609S and the tried and true SM57. Why did I choose the e609? The flat single sided aspect of this
mic allows for placement without a mic stand. You can simply drape the mic over your speaker cabinet and get excellent
results. Additionally, the mic will only pick up noise or signal from one side allowing one to talk during recording and
not having the conversation printed on tape. Does it sound better than a SM57? That is a judgement call but it is a
For a sound sample check out the Mini-Mass review.
Sennheiser E609 Silver Dynamic Guitar Mic