Superlux CMH8KU Pencil-Type Back Electret Condenser Microphone

About this Superlux CMH8KU Pencil-Type Back Electret Condenser Microphone

The CMH8K series is a pencil-type back electret condenser microphone with excellent electro-acoustic characteristics and compact size.

Its modular capsule design allows the user to change from cardioid to super cardioid or omni polar patterns as needed. The CMH8K series are suitable for the recording or live sound reinforcement of mid-high frequency instruments.


The Tech Specs:

Brand:- Superlux

Model:- CMH8KU


  • Live Recording / Lead Vocal / Strings / Acoustic Guitar / Piano / Brass / Woodwinds / Percussion
  • Good transient response
  • High dynamic range, low distortion
  • Delicate sound


  • Type: Back electret, Ø16 mm (Ø0.63 inch)
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Supercardioid, Figure 8
  • Frequency Response: 40-20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: -40 dBV/Pa (10 mV)
  • Output Impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Min. Load Impedance: 1,000 Ohms
  • S/N Ratio: 72 dB
  • Equivalent Output Noise: 22 dB
  • Max. SPL: 134 dB SPL
  • Dynamic Range: 112 dB
  • Power Requirements: 48V Phantom Power DC, 3.5 mA
  • Finish: Champagne silver
  • Connector: XLR3M
  • Dimensions: 20 × 150 mm
  • Net Weight 170 g

Included Accessories:

  • Quality moulded plastic carry case
  • Pop Filter
  • Shock Mount


Superlux CMH8KU Microphone

By: on 5 April 2018
Great product, especially for the price. The customer wanted these for cymbal mics and has returned saying how well tey work.

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