Audio-Technica - MB1K Cardioid Dynamic Handheld Microphone (with 1/4" Cable)

A perfect introductory performance mic, the high-output MB 1k is designed for use as a lead, backup, or choral vocal microphone. It features Audio-Technica's Hi-Energy® neodymium magnet structure for maximum output and fast transient response, lockable MagnaLock™ switch design for silent on/off operation, and a corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector.


  • High-output design for vocals that cut through the mix
  • Cardioid dynamic element design
  • Rugged all-metal construction
  • Hi-Energy® neodymium magnet for improved output and transient response
  • Reduced handling noise thanks to anti-shock engineering
  • Silent on-off operation thanks to MagnaLockâ„¢ switch design
  • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector


Element Neodymium Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 80 - 12,000 Hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity -53 dB (2.2 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 600 ohms
Switches MagnaLockâ„¢ on/off
Weight 337 g
Dimensions 7.27" (184.7 mm) long, 2.19" (55.6 mm) head diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin gold-plated XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8470 Quiet-Flexâ„¢ stand clamp for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter

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