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DescriptionThe super-cardioid MKH 8050 will give higher attenuation of off-axis sound from the side than its cardioid sister model. It is a good choice for recording soloists, where the requirements for lateral acoustic separation are higher.
Super-cardioid pick-up pattern
Wide frequency response 30 to 50.000 Hz
Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates providing extremly low distortion
Extremly low inherent self-noise
Accurate directional pattern
Comments from forums and Reddit
Discussed in double bass mic/pickup in 2021 in the TalkBass community
I was and still am also interested in the Schoeps MK41... but some time ago I came across to very interesting alternative... not even cheaper, but at least as good as the Schoeps.. the Sennheiser MKH 8050 Checking out this microphone I started wondering (and it's still going on), why this microphone is so "unknown"...:P ... more
Discussed in SHADOW PICKUP VS K&K PICKUP. Which delivers a more acoustic sound? in the TalkBass community
This was my opinion too for a long time...but checking out a Sennheiser MKH 8050 and MKH 8020 made me thinking about again...:p Sennheiser MKH 8050 - Condenser Microphone - Ideal ... ... more