USED Beyerdynamic M 160 Dual Ribbon Hypercardioid Microphone
The beyerdynamics M 160 is a very unique ribbon microphone, with it's unusual hypercardioid polar pattern, it sets itself apart from your standard ribbon mic. M 160 has a very warm, silky sound, and a very high transient response, that makes it great for drums, acoustic instruments, brass sections, vocals, or as a room mic.
The hypercardioid polar pattern offers 25 dB of off-axis noise rejection, making it a go-to mic when multiple players are in the same room. The M 160 is the signature sound of John Bonham's huge drum tone, featured on Led Zeppelin's "When the Levee Breaks", as well as Eddie Kramer's first choice for Jimi Hendrix's guitar cabinet on all his recordings.
- Hypercardioid polar pattern
- Unique double ribbon microphone transducer
- Extended frequency response
- Excellent transient response
- Compact and rugged design
- Warm and natural sound