Condenser (electret bias)
MX396/C-DUAL: 2 x Cardioid
MX396/C-TRI: 3 x Cardioid
EIA Rated at 150 Ω (170 Ω actual)
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz , open circuit voltage)
–35 dBV/Pa (18 mV)
1 Pascal=94 dB SPL
Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 kΩ load)
Equivalent Output Noise (A-weighted)
28 dB SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz)
Dynamic Range (1 kΩ load at 1 kHz)
Common Mode Rejection (10 Hz to 100 kHz)
45 dB minimum
Preamplifier Output Clipping Level (1% THD)
–7 dBV (0.5 V)
Net: 0.587 kg (1.29 lbs.)
Packaged: 0.916 kg (2.02 lbs.)
LED IN: Active low (≤1.0V), TTL compatible. Absolute maximum
voltage: -0.7V to 50V.
LOGIC OUT: Active low (≤1.0V), sinks up to 20mA, TTL compatible.
Absolute maximum voltage: -0.7V to 50V (up to 50V through 3kΩ).
Mute Switch Attenuation
–50 dB minimum
6.1 m (20 ft) attached unterminated cable with three shielded audio
pairs and three shielded conductors for logic control.
Operating Temperature: -18–57 °C (0–135 °F)
Storage Temperature: -29–74 °C (-20–165 °F)
Relative Humidity: 0–95%
MX396/C-DUAL: 48–52 Vdc phantom, 10.0 mA
MX396/C-TRI: 48–52 Vdc phantom, 12.0 mA