MX412 & MX418 Gooseneck Microphones

Gooseneck condenser microphones offer wide frequency response and accurate sound reproduction.

Product Details

Microflex® Standard Gooseneck microphones bring a whole new meaning to the word flexible with their fully adjustable gooseneck. Designed for easy replacement and available in cardioid, supercardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns, the interchangeable cartridges offer wide frequency response and accurate sound reproduction for a wide variety of applications, such as houses of worship, courtrooms and conference centers. Plus, the condenser cartridges fit every model in the Microflex product line for enhanced convenience and consistent sound. 

Features

Available with a variety of heights and mounting styles to choose from. The S/C, S/S, and S/N models include a silent mute switch with LED indicator, a Shure Microflex exclusive. 

C = Cardioid, S = Supercardioid, N = No Cartridge 

Gooseneck Microphones

MX412/C MX412/S MX412/N

12"   Attached XLR Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen

MX418/C MX418/S MX418/N

18"   Attached XLR Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen

MX412S/C MX412S/S MX412S/N 

12"   Attached XLR Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen, Mute Switch, LED Indicator

MX418S/C MX418S/S MX418S/N

18"   Attached XLR Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen, Mute Switch, LED Indicator

MX412SE/C MX412SE/S MX412SE/N

12"   In-Line Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, 10' Side- (or Bottom-) Exit Cable, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen

MX418SE/C MX418SE/S MX418SE/N

18"   In-Line Preamp, Shock & Flange Mount, 10' Side- (or Bottom-) Exit Cable, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen
Desktop Gooseneck Microphones

MX412D/C MX412D/S MX412D/N

12"   Desktop Base with 10' Cable, Logic Functions, Programmable Switch, LED Indicator, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen

MX418D/C MX418D/S MX418D/N

18"   Desktop Base with 10' Cable, Logic Functions, Programmable Switch, LED Indicator, Snap-Fit Foam Windscreen
  • Wide dynamic range and frequency response for accurate sound reproduction across the audio spectrum
  • Interchangeable cartridges provide the right polar pattern for every application
  • Balanced, transformerless output for increased immunity to electromagnetic hum and RF interference over long cable runs
  • Shock mount provides over 20 dB isolation from surface vibration noise
  • Locking flange mount for permanently securing microphone to lecterns, pulpits, or conference tables
  • Snap-fit foam windscreen
  • Programmable on/off switch and LED on/off indicator (MX412D/MX418D)
  • New brighter LED improves visibility under strong ambient lighting (MX412D/MX418D)
  • Logic input and output terminals for remote control or use with automatic microphone mixers (MX412D/MX418D)
  • Supplied shock mount for more than 20 dB isolation from surface transmitted noise (MX412SE/MX418SE)
  • Supplied threaded flange mount for permanently securing the microphone to a lectern, pulpit, or conference table (MX412SE/MX418SE)
Form Factor
Model Line

Available Options

MX412 12" (304.8 mm) Goosenecks. See options below.
MX418 18" (457.2 mm) Goosenecks. See options below.
MX412S Includes Mute Switch and LED Indicator. See options below.
MX418S Includes Mute Switch and LED Indicator. See options below.
MX412SE Includes 10' (3 m) Side- (or Bottom-) Exit Cable. See options below.
MX418SE Includes 10' (3 m) Side- (or Bottom-) Exit Cable. See options below.
MX412D Desktop Goosenecks include Base & Cable. See options below.  <strong>(shown)</strong>
MX418D Desktop Goosenecks include Base & Cable. See options below.
Frequency Response 50 to 17,000 Hz
lmpedance 180 ohms actual (EIA rated at 150 ohms)
Phantom power required? 11 to 52 Vdc phantom, 2.0 mA

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

  • A400SMXLR

    A400SMXLR

    Allows permanent installation of a quick-release shock mount for use with a wide variety of gooseneck microphones. The A400SMXLR packages the A400SM Shock Mount with the A400XLR Connector/Insert.

  • A412B

    A412B Desktop Base

    Shure A412B microphone base allows gooseneck mics to be quickly mounted when permanent installation is impractical. Angled XLR input connector maintains a low profile. Ample room for custom circuitry. Includes cable.

  • A412MWS

    A412MWS Locking Metal Windscreen

    Locking metal windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure Microflex gooseneck microphones. Available in black.

  • A99SMA

    A99SMA Retrofit Adapter for SM99 Microphone

    Adapter to Retrofit SM99 Microphone Series with Microflex Mounting Accessories.

  • A99WS

    A99WS Microphone Windscreen

    Microphone windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure Microflex Gooseneck Microphones. Available in black.

  • R183

    R183 R183B and R183W Omnidirectional Cartridge

    Omnidirectional cartridge for all Microflex® MX183, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, MX418, and WL183 microphones. White or Black.

  • R184

    R184 R184B and R184W Supercardioid Cartridges

    Supercardioid cartridge for WL183, WL184, WL185 and all Microflex® MX183, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, and MX418 Microphones. White or Black.

  • R185

    R185 R185B and R185W Cardioid Cartridges

    Cardioid cartridge for all Microflex® MX185, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, MX418, and WL185 microphones. White or Black.

  • RK412WS

    RK412WS Snap-fit Microphone Windscreens

    Securely fastens to MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, and MX418 microphones. Contains 4.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
Microflex Microphones Product Brochure English PDF 1.93 mb

CAD Drawings

File Language Type File Size
MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S CAD Drawings English ZIP 32.3 kb
MX412D MX418D CAD Drawings English ZIP 14.7 kb
MX412SE MX418SE CAD Drawings English ZIP 10.8 kb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S Specification Sheet English PDF 105 kb
MX412D MX418D Specification Sheet English PDF 88.1 kb
MX412SE MX418SE Specification Sheet English PDF 78.5 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
MX400SE Series User Guide English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish PDF 6 mb
MX412 418 412S 418S User Guide English, French, German, Italian, Spanish PDF 5.43 mb
MX412D MX418D User Guide English, French, German, Italian, Spanish PDF 9.54 mb

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