By: Shure
Microphones, Headphones & Wireless systems
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Microflex Multi-Element Boundary Microphone
The Shure Microflex Microphone Series MX-396 Multi-Element Boundary microphone delivers a unique and versatile tool for conference room installations.

The MX 396 clean and simple in appearance, Multi-Element Boundary mics come in two or three element configurations, combining the coverage of multiple microphones into one small, compact package.
End of table (300°), center of table (360°), or cross table (bidirectional) coverage patterns
Individual audio output for each element
Bi-color status indicator
Programmable mute switch
Logic input/output for remote LED and mute control
CommShield® Technology
Type Condenser (electret bias)
Frequency Response 50–17000 Hz
Output Impedance EIA Rated at 150 o (170 o actual)
Output Configuration Active Balanced
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz , open circuit voltage) –35 dBV/Pa (18 mV)
Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 ko load) 122 dB
Equivalent Output Noise (A-weighted) 28 dB SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz) 66 dB
Dynamic Range (1 ko load at 1 kHz) 94 dB
Common Mode Rejection (10 Hz to 100 kHz) 45 dB minimum
Preamplifier Output Clipping Level (1% THD) -7 dBV (0.5 V)
Weight Net= 0.587 kg (1.29 lb); Packaged: 0.916 kg (2.02 lbs)
Logic Connections LED IN= Active low (=1.0V), sinks up to 20mA, TTL compatible. Absolute maximum voltage= -0.7V to 50V (up to 50V through 3ko); LOGIC OUT= Active low (I 1.0V), sinks up to 20mA, TTL compatible. Absolute maximum; voltage= -0.7V to 50V (up to 50V through 3ko)
Mute Switch Attentuation -50 dB minimum
Cable 6.1 m (20 ft) attached unterminated cable with three shielded audio pairs and three shielded conductors for logic control
Environmental Conditions Operating Temperature= -18–57 °C (0–135 °F); Storage Temperature= -29–74 °C (-20–165 °F)
Relative Humidity 0–95%
Power Requirements MX396/C-DUAL= 48–52 Vdc phantom, 10.0 mA; MX396/C-TRI= 48–52 Vdc phantom, 12.0 mA

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