Sennheiser MKH 805 'shot gun' microphone in original case

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Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone, c. 1966. Ser. No. 2001. Rifle microphone (in fitted case). Tuchel
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Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone, c. 1966. Ser. No. 2001. Rifle microphone (in fitted case). Tuchel
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone, c. 1966. Ser. No. 2001. Rifle microphone (in fitted case). Tuchel
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone, c. 1966. Ser. No. 2001. Rifle microphone (in fitted case). Tuchel
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Combined "pistol grip" handle and shockmount microphone clip. Used to support Sennheiser MKH 805 (& similar) rifle
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Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone, c. 1966. Ser. No. 2001. Rifle microphone (in fitted case). Tuchel
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Sennheiser MKH 805 capacitor type line microphone in original case, c. 1966. Serial. No. 2001. Tuchel connector.

The price to the BBC was £46 approximately. In microphones of this type, the directional characteristic is obtained by sampling the sound pressure at a number of points along an acoustic transmission line; if the device is to possess appreciable directional properties, it is essential that the maximum overall distance between the points should be at least comparable with a wavelength.

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Category:
Television
Object Number:
2012-5118/493
type:
microphone
taxonomy:
  • furnishings and equipment
  • containers
  • containers (none photographic)
credit:
The BBC Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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