beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces the M 160 Ribbon Microphone as an inductee in the TECnology Hall of Fame presented by NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC). beyerdynamic will showcase the M 160 in booth 16104 at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, California from January 24 – 27, 2019.

The TECnology Hall of Fame honors and recognizes audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio TECnology. Presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music, TECnology Hall of Fame inductees are selected by a panel of more than 50 recognized audio experts, including authors, educators, engineers and other professionals. The 34th annual TEC Awards will take place on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom.

beyerdynamic’s M 160 is a dynamic double ribbon microphone featuring a hyper cardioid polar pattern, which means it strongly rejects sounds emanating from behind the microphone and at its sides. M 160 features a noise attenuation of 25 dB at 110-degrees, broad frequency sensitivity ranging from 40Hz to 18kHz, and characteristically natural sound, making it the ideal solution for string instruments, such as violins, violas, cellos and guitars.

Eddie Kramer, famed producer-engineer, recorded Jimi Hendrix’s vocals and amplifier with the beyerdynamic M 160 to eliminate the amount of drum and bass bleed into Hendrix’s live signal. Additionally, Andy Johns selected the M 160 to obtain John Bonham’s massive drum tone for Led Zeppelin’s hit, “When the Levee Breaks.” Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin are just two of the many success stories of the beyerdynamic M 160.

Visit beyerdynamic in booth 16104 at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, California from January 24 – 27, 2019. To learn more about beyerdynamic, please visit

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About beyerdynamic

beyerdynamic is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the audio industry. Founded in Berlin in 1924, the company stands for numerous audio innovations and high-quality, hand-crafted products engineered and developed in Germany.

beyerdynamic’s two business divisions – consumer audio and professional audio – provide tailored solutions for professional and private users. Today, the beyerdynamic portfolio includes some of the finest microphones, headphones, and conference systems in the audio industry.

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