Sennheiser e835-S Dynamic Cardioid Handheld Vocal Microphone

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Gearank Recommendation

The e835-S appeared on our recommended list for Live Vocal Mics Under $100 from April 2020 until April 2021 when it was replaced by higher rated mics.


150dB is loud.

For comparison, a jet engine during takeoff produces 120dB SPL.

There aren’t many mics that handle this range of SPL confidently despite being advertised as able to.

The Sennheiser e835 is a mic designed to handle even the loudest of vocals (or other sound sources you might want to record).

The mic capsule is designed to minimize the frequency response change from singing close to far from the mic.

Like to scream and sing loud during gigs? Do you own a venue that hosts bands that do? The Sennheiser e835-S is a great pick for aggressive vocals.


  • Type: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern:Cardioid
  • Frequency Response:40Hz-16kHz
  • Impedance: 350 ohms
  • Maximum SPL: 150dB
You can see highly rated alternative options in our guide to The Best Live Vocal Mics.

Sennheiser e835-S Polar Pattern Chart

Sennheiser e835-S polar pattern

Sennheiser e835-S Frequency Response Chart

Sennheiser e835-S frequency response chart

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