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.
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
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)
|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.
A400SM Shock MountAllows permanent installation of a quick-release shock mount for use with a wide variety of gooseneck microphones. The A400SM Shock Mount employs Shure Shock-Stopper™ construction, which decouples the microphone from the mounting surface and reduces the transmission of impact or surface noise by up to 20 dB.
A400SMXLRAllows 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.
A400XLRAllows permanent installation of a quick-release shock mount for use with a wide variety of gooseneck microphones. The A400XLR assembly consists of a 3-pin XLR-type (female)connector and insert. Existing A400SM Shock Mounts can be retrofitted for quick release performance with the A400XLR Connector/Insert.
A412B Desktop BaseShure 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 Locking Metal WindscreenLocking metal windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure Microflex gooseneck microphones. Available in black.
A99SMA Retrofit Adapter for SM99 MicrophoneAdapter to Retrofit SM99 Microphone Series with Microflex Mounting Accessories.
A99WS Microphone WindscreenMicrophone windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure Microflex Gooseneck Microphones. Available in black.
R183 R183B and R183W Omnidirectional CartridgeOmnidirectional cartridge for all Microflex® MX183, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, MX418, and WL183 microphones. White or Black.
R184 R184B and R184W Supercardioid CartridgesSupercardioid cartridge for WL183, WL184, WL185 and all Microflex® MX183, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, and MX418 Microphones. White or Black.
R185 R185B and R185W Cardioid CartridgesCardioid cartridge for all Microflex® MX185, MX202, MX391, MX392, MX393, MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, MX418, and WL185 microphones. White or Black.
RK412WS Snap-fit Microphone WindscreensSecurely fastens to MX405, MX410, MX415, MX412, and MX418 microphones. Contains 4.
File Language Type File Size Microflex Microphones Product Brochure English 1.6 mb
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
File Language Type File Size MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S Specification Sheet English 105 kb MX412D MX418D Specification Sheet English 88.1 kb MX412SE MX418SE Specification Sheet English 78.5 kb
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