This Sennheiser MKH-416 – Short Shotgun Interference Tube Microphone is designed for recording audio in film, radio, and television.
It is a short shotgun interference microphone optimized for outdoor applications. It offers excellent directional control in a compact design with high consonant articulation and rejection of feedback. The unit is highly immune to humidity because of its RF condenser design. It operates as a hypercardioid at low and medium frequencies with a lobar pattern above 2 kHz.