The MD 421 is for it's proven reliability and performance for many years now. Due to its excellent quality it has been used in every kind of recording.
The MD 421-U has a black housing and balanced XLR connector. The 421 U4 and U5 versions differ in the thread on the removable microphone clip. Version U4 has an interchangeable thread, while U5 has a thread with a fixed 3/8-inch dimension for the American market.
The MD 421-U is provided with a 3-pin Cannon plug (XLR). It is, as the other two models, a low-impedance mic which is symmetrically wired. A roll-off ﬁlter is provided. Two versions of the MD 421-U are available: MD 421-U-4 with adapter for ⅜-inch threads and MD 421-U-5 with adapter for ⅝-inch x 27G threads. The MD 421 N and the MD 421-2 are available in light grey heavy-duty ﬁnish. The models MD 421-U-4 and MD 421-U-5 feature a matt-black housing.
This unit is without the clip and includes housing. Unit is tested, functional, and in good working condition.