sE Electronics sE4400a Matched Pair Condenser Microphones

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As a single mic, The sE4400a is known for it’s vintage inspired frequency response and tonality.

As a matched pair, the mics combine a warm, almost ribbon-like tonality with modern features such as switchable polar patterns from Cardioid, Supercardioid, Omni, Figure-8.

For drums this means an immense amount of tonal choices from tight sounding kits to opening up to capture more of the room.


  • Type: Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 37 dBV/Pa (14.1 mV), Open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical: 1 Pa = 94 dB SP
  • Impedance: 150 ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 134 dB (159 dB w/Pad)
  • Dynamic Range: 5000 ohms load: 131 dB, 2500 ohms load: 125 dB, 1000 ohms load: 120 dB
  • Equivalent Noise Level: 14dB (A weighted)
  • Power Requirements: 11V to 52V Phantom Power
  • Connection Material: Gold Plated
  • Weight: 3.5oz (100g)
  • Extras: Carrying Case, Stand Adapters, A27M Stereo Mic Adapter, Windscreens, dB Pad (−15 & −25 dB), Low-Frequency Pad
This was previously on our recommended list of The Best Overhead Drum Mics Under $1000 but was removed due to a price increase.

Polar Pattern and Frequency Response

sE4400a Polar Pattern and Frequency Response

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