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Figure-8 Capsule for MK-012 Microphone

Silver Figure 8 AdapterBlack Figure 8 Adapter

The MK 012 has found it's place in live, recording and studio applications around the world. It is a compact, high quality capacitor microphone with interchangeable capsules providing a choice of polar patterns.

After many years of customers asking for a figure-8 capsule to add to their
MK-012 microphones, it is finally here!

The Oktava Figure-8 capsule with it's brilliant design, utilizes 2 cardioid capsules. You can also switch to omni or hypercardioid capsules, as well as the
Oktava MK-102 Large Diaphragm capsules.

Technical specifications

Mic type Small diaphragm condenser
Polar Pattern Figure-of-eight
Freq. Response 20-20000Hz
Phantom voltage required 48 +\- 2V
Full impedance, module 200 ohms
Weighted SPL (ref. DIN 45412) 18 dBA
Maximum SPL in 250-8000Hz range, (less than 0.5% THD) 120 db
Free field sensitivity at 1KHz 8 mV/Pa
Recommended load impedance >1000 ohms


Frequency response with Cardioid

Oktava MK-012-8 frequency response