Schoeps discontinued the production of these three pattern MK6 capsules in 2010/2011 due to production costs. Using the dial at the top, the pattern can be selected from cardioid, omni, and figure eight. These capsules are compatible with any Schoeps CMC amplifier. These capsules have been frequently used. They have been tested at the time of this listing for sound quality/noise prominence and are in good condition.
This listing is for ONE MK6 capsule, SN #1874 (amplifier not included)
Schoeps MK6 Overview
The Schoeps MK6 is part of the Colette series of modular capsules designed for use with the CMC preamplifiers. The capsule is mechanically switchable between omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8 polar patterns by rotating the ribbed cap. The MK6 is versatile enough to handle all facets of recording including instrument, vocal and ambiance capturing.
Multiple Polar Pattern
The capsule is mechanically switchable between omnidirectional, cardioid and figure-8 polar patterns by rotating the ribbed cap.
Wide Linear Frequency Response
The wide frequency response ensures accurate detail regardless of the source signal.
Schoeps MK6 Specs
Polar Pattern: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure 8 (MK6)
Frequency Response: 40Hz to 16kHz
Dynamic Range: (Typical) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 80 dB-A
Maximum Input Sound Level: 135dB
Power Requirements: 12V - 48V Phantom Power (CMC6)
Output Impedance Minimum Load: 600 Ohms (CMC6)
(If a lower load impedance is used, the main effect will be to reduce the maximum output level of the microphone.)
Output Connectors: 3-pin XLR (CMC6)
Low Frequency Roll-Off: No
Dimensions: 4.57 x .78" (116 x 20mm) (Length x Diameter) (with CMC6)
Weight: 68g (with CMC6)