Behringer XM8500 Overview
The Behringer Ultravoice XM8500 is a handheld cardioid dynamic microphone offering high-feedback immunity and voice-tailored sound for vocals, speech, and instruments in studios, houses of worship, corporate events, and live stage applications. The element features a dynamic moving coil, which requires no external power. Its cardioid polar pattern attenuates off-axis noise caused by sources such as monitors, additional instruments, and room ambience, allowing high gain before feedback.
The Ultravoice XM8500 produces a frequency response of 50 Hz to 15 kHz with a high-frequency boost for increased vocal presence. Its dynamic capsule provides a high-output level and utilizes a shock-isolation system to reduce handling noise. Plosives and wind noise are minimized via the integrated two-stage pop filter. The gold-plated XLR 3-pin output ensures compatibility with most microphone preamps and mixer inputs, and the metal body with a steel grille provides road-ready protection and durability. The Ultravoice XM8500 ships with a mic stand adapter and an impact-resistant carrying case.
Dynamic microphone with smooth midrange presence rise for enhanced vocal projection
Internal shock-isolation system to reduce handling noise
Cardioid polar pattern minimizes background noise and feedback
High-level balanced output
Two-stage pop filter minimizes breath and pop noises, and protects the capsule against moisture
Rugged, reliable metal construction and sturdy steel windscreen
Microphone stand adapter included
Sound Field Mono
Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Range 50 Hz to 15 kHz
Impedance 150 Ohms
Sensitivity -70 dB
Low-Cut Filter None
Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
Weight 8.47 oz / 240 g
Package Weight 1.415 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.05 x 6.75 x 3.05"
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