All-purpose Pencil Condenser Microphone

This f9 all-purpose pencil condenser microphone is suited for instruments requiring detailed reproduction in mid-high and extended high-end frequency ranges in live and studio applications. A wide cardioid pick-up pattern paired with high sensitivity allows close, overhead, and distance miking.

With its low impedance and balanced output, the f9 instrument condenser microphone has an interference-free performance. This microphone operates on phantom power of 12-48 V.

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Transducer Type Pre-Polarized Condenser
Frequency Response 40 Hz – 20 kHz
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Output Impedance 200 ohms
Sensitivity 8 mV / Pa @ 1k
Capsule Technology Gold Vapor Deposition
Equivalent Noise Level 25 dB (A-weighted)
Signal to Noise Ratio 69 dB
Off-Axis Rejection >24 dB
Maximum SPL ≥137 dB
Power Requirements 12-48 V Phantom
Dynamic Range 112 dB
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector
Materials / Finish Zinc Alloy / Black Finish
Weight 95 g / 3.3 oz
Length 111 mm / 4.37 in
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1x f9 Instrument Microphone
1x DCLIP Microphone Clip
1x WSF9 Windscreen
1x P1 Carrying Pouch


“I was shocked at what the f9s delivered, which was a subtle, sparkling wash of airy highs, along with a clear and pristine rendering of the snare, toms, and kick drum. In addition, the f9 tracks required no additional EQ tweaks or other processing. The sound was simply beautiful as is.

Michael Molenda | Modern Drummer Magazine