The Shure Microflex® MX412, MX418, and MX424 microphones are miniature gooseneck-mounted electret condenser microphones designed primarily for speech and vocal pickup. They can be mounted on lecterns, pulpits, or conference tables. All models include a preamplifier and are available with interchangeable cartridges.
These microphones are available with 12 inch, 18 inch, or 24 inch goosenecks. Some models are also available with a built-in mute switch.
The polar pattern of the included cartridge is indicated by a model number suffix:
/N Cartridge not included
Microflex microphones use interchangeable cartridges that allow you to choose the polar pattern for different installations.
If necessary, the preamplifier gain can be reduced by 12 dB. Contact an authorized Shure service center for information.
Mount the microphone using one of the following methods.
|MX412/C, MX418/C, MX424/C||Cardioid|
|MX412/S, MX418/S, MX424/S||Supercardioid|
@ 1 kHz, open circuit voltage
|Cardioid||–35 dBV/Pa(18 mV)|
|Supercardioid||–34 dBV/Pa(21 mV)|
1 Pa=94 dB SPL
1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 kΩ load
|Cardioid||28 dB SPL|
|Supercardioid||27 dB SPL|
Ref. 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz
1 kΩ load, @ 1 kHz
10 Hz to 100 kHz
45 dB, minimum
at 1% THD
–6 dBV (0.5 V)
Positive sound pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector
|Operating Temperature||–18–57°C (0–135°F)|
|Storage Temperature||–29–74°C (–20–165°F)|
11–52 V DC, 2.0 mA
Meets essential requirements of all applicable European Directives.
Eligible for CE marking.
The CE Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from Shure Incorporated or any of its European representatives. For contact information please visit www.shure.com
The CE Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from: www.shure.com/europe/compliance
Authorized European representative:
Shure Europe GmbH
75031 Eppingen, Germany
Phone: +49-7262-92 49 0