By: Shure
Microphones, Headphones & Wireless systems
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5" Microflex Modular Gooseneck Microphones
The Shure Microflex Microphone Series MX 405 Modular Gooseneck microphones deliver unsurpassed style, flexibility and performance for conference rooms and similar applications. Offering desktop or mounted bases, wired or wireless options, and even interchangeable cartridges, it’s easy to get the perfect fit for your conferencing installation. The MX-405 is fully compatible with SLX® Wireless Systems when used with MX890 Wireless Desktop Base.

Preamplifier Output Clipping Level (1% THD)
Available in 5" (12.7 cm), 10" (25.4 cm), and 15" (38.1 cm) lengths
Cardioid and supercardioid polar patterns
Bi-color status indicator or single color light ring
Programmable mute switch (desktop models only)
Logic input/output for remote LED and mute control
Surface-mount and wired or wireless desktop base options
CommShield® Technology for improved RF filtering
Type Condenser (electret bias)
Frequency Response 50–17000 Hz
Polar Pattern MX405/C, MX410/C, MX415/C= Cardioid; MX405/S, MX410/S, MX415/S= Supercardioid
Output Impedance EIA Rated at 150 Ohms (170 Ohms actual)
Output Configuration Active balanced
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz , open circuit voltage) Cardioid= -35 dBV/Pa (18 mV); Supercardioid= -34 dBV/Pa (21 mV); 1 Pascal=94 dB SPL
Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 kilohm load) Cardioid= 121 dB; Supercardioid= 120 dB
Equivalent Output Noise (A-weighted) Cardioid= 28 dB SPL; Supercardioid= 27 dB SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz) Cardioid= 66 dB; Supercardioid= 68 dB
Dynamic Range (1 kilohm load at 1 kHz) 3 dB
Common Mode Rejection (10 Hz to 100 kHz) 45 dB minimum
-8 dBV (0.4 V) Polarity 3-Pin XLR= Positive sound pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector; 5-Pin XLR= Positive sound pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 4 relative to pin 2 of output XLR connector
Net Weight MX405= 0.119 lbs (0.054 kg); MX410= 0.150 lbs (0.068 kg); MX415= .154 lbs (.07kg); MX400DP= 1.138 lbs (0.516 kg); MX400SMP (w/ Kit)= 0.275 lbs (0.125 kg)
Logic Connections LED IN= Active low (=1.0V), TTL compatible. Absolute maximum voltage: -0.7V to 50V; LOGIC OUT= Active low (=1.0V), syncs up to 20mA, TTL compatible; Absolute maximum voltage= -0.7V to 50V (up to 50V through 3 kilohms)
Mute Switch Attenuation -50 dB minimum
Cable MX400DP= 20 ft (6.1 m) attached cable with shielded audio pair terminated at a 3-pin male XLR and three unterminated conductors for logic control
Environmental Conditions Operating Temperature= -18 to 57 deg. C (0 to 135 deg. F); Storage Temperature= -29 to 74 deg. C (-20 to 165 deg. F); Relative Humidity= 0 to 95%
Power Requirements 48 to 52 Vdc phantom, 8.0 mA
Mounting Options MX400DP= Desktop Base for MX405, MX410, and MX415 models; MX890= Wireless Desktop Base for MX405, MX410, and MX415 models; MX400SMP= Surface Mount Preamp for MX405, MX410, and MX415 models

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