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.

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. 

Application

Conference/Installed

Paging

Microphone Type

Condenser:

Lightweight, sensitive diaphragm. Precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. Powered by battery or phantom power supply.

Polar Pattern

Cardioid:

Picks up the most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. Less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

Smooth, extended response. Tuned to accentuate specific types of instruments or voices.

Form Factor

Gooseneck

Model Line

Microflex

Downloads
Microflex Microphones Product Brochure (PDF)
MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S Specification Sheet (PDF)
MX412D MX418D Specification Sheet (PDF)
MX412SE MX418SE Specification Sheet (PDF)
Microflex Microphones Product Brochure
MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S CAD Drawings
MX412D MX418D CAD Drawings
MX412SE MX418SE CAD Drawings
MX412 MX418 MX412S MX418S Specification Sheet
MX412D MX418D Specification Sheet
MX412SE MX418SE Specification Sheet
MX400SE Series User Guide
MX412 418 412S 418S User Guide
MX412D MX418D User Guide
Related Links
FAQ's for MX412, MX418
CommShield® Technology White Paper
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)
Specifications
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
Accessories
Name Availability
R184

R184

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

R183

R183

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

R185

R185

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

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

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.

A99SMA

A99SMA

Adapter to Retrofit SM99 Microphone Series with Microflex Mounting Accessories.

A412MWS

A412MWS

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

A99WS

A99WS

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

RK412WS

RK412WS

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

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