Sennheiser E905 Cardioid General Instrument Microphone

Sennheiser E905

The Sennheiser E905 is a cardioid general instrument microphone that excels at capturing drums, percussion, guitar cabinets, brass and other instruments rich in transient response. The E905 features a dynamic element with a cardioid polar pattern that reduces off-axis signal and residual noise. The E905 provides high headroom and low distortion when capturing signals at excessive sound pressure levels. The element responds to very fast attacks with extreme accuracy, without distortion. The E905 is an excellent choice for general instrument capturing in recording and live sound reinforcement.

RM593.00 RM697.00

Sennheiser E905 Cardioid General Instrument Microphone

General Description

The cardioid e 905 can handle very high sound pressure levels and has an excellent transient response. It is suitable for a wide range of instruments and an perfect choice for snare drums.

Impressive and full sound Very fast attack Short microphone body to facilitate optimal positioning by drums Integral stand mount Hum compensating coil Sturdy reinforced aluminium body

Optimized for General Instruments
The E905's frequency and sensitivity response is optimized for accurate reproduction of drums, percussion, brass, guitar and more.
Fast Transient Response
The E905 is capable of withstanding high sound pressure levels and fast attacks are reproduced accurately without distortion.
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The cardioid polar pattern is effective in minimizing off-axis audio and residual noise that may cause feedback.
Hum Compensation
The built-in hum compensation coil suppresses hum and low frequency noise.
Rugged Construction
The rugged, durable construction is capable of handling life on the road or in studio.


Transducer Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 40Hz to 18kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) not specified by manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise Ratio not specified by manufacturer
Maximum Input Sound Level not specified by manufacturer
Power Requirements None, dynamic element
Output Impedance Nominal (@ 1kHz): 350 ohms
Min. terminating: 1k ohms
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR male
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions 4.57 x 1.61" (116 x 41mm) (Length x Diameter)
Weight 7.41 oz (210 g)

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