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Sennheiser Handmic Digital


Handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac/P


Professional quality made easy. Just plug and record.

A simple, elegant solution for content creators that want professional results, HANDMIC DIGITAL was developed by Sennheiser and digital audio technology leader Apogee. Featuring a 24-bit/96 kHz capable digital audio converter (DAC) inside an all-metal housing, HANDMIC DIGITAL puts everything you need for studio quality audio in the palm of your hands.

Use your favorite apps to capture audio on your iOS device via the included Lightning Cable or swap out to the USB cable and connect to your Mac or PC. The choice is yours for simple, straightforward ease of use and seamless workflow from start to finish.


Mobile Journalism

Ready when you are

A form factor you can be comfortable with that looks as professional as it sounds - HANDMIC DIGITAL is the perfect audio complement for your mobile journalist toolbox. With excellent noise rejection and suppression from wind, your audience can focus on your message instead of distractions happening outside your shot. High quality audio from the start means you spend less time editing and more time on the content that matters to your audience.

Ready when you are

Podcasting and Voice Recording

Let your voice be heard

The high quality and rugged design of the HANDMIC DIGITAL makes it perfectly at home wherever you are. Features like our shock mounted capsule and shielded electronics mean that you’ll get professional results without distracting handling noise, buzzing, hiss or pops – just pristine, clear audio to help elevate your views.

Let your voice be heard

Vocal & Instrument Recording

Studio quality in your hand

Portability or sound quality? You don’t have to choose between the two with HANDMIC DIGITAL. Capture that new idea before it slips away with the other would-be hits you forgot over night! A simple, superfast solution that can be ready to record your next great idea in an instant on your iOS device, Mac or PC.

Studio quality in your hand

What’s Your Story?

Whether a mobile journalist, podcaster, vlogger, musician, voice over artist, content creator or anything in between, we can all benefit from simplifying our workflow to focus on what matters most: our message. Sennheiser and Apogee have collaborated on this product to save you time, energy and frustration by combining award-winning microphone technology with a world class digital audio converter that fits in the palm of your hand. When you’re ready to share your message with the world, HANDMIC DIGITAL ensures every detail will be heard.

What’s Your Story?


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What's in the box?

  • HANDMIC DIGITAL microphone
  • (1) Cable 2m, Micro USB/Lightning
  • (1) Cable 2m, Micro USB/USB
  • (1) Microphone clamp
  • (1) Microphone table stand
  • (1) Pouch
  • (1) Quick Guide
  • (1) Safety Guide


Technical Data


  • Dimensions
    ø 48 mm, 180 mm length 
  • Connector
    Apple MFi certified Lightning connector or USB 
  • Frequency response (Microphone)
    40 – 16,000Hz 
    • Max. sound pressure level
      @ min. gain: 134 dB @ max. gain: 99 dB 
    • Cable length
      approx. 2 m 
    • Transducer principle
    • Weight
      approx. 340 g 
    • Pick-up pattern
    • Gain
      0 - 35 dB 
    • AD conversion
      Apogee PureDigital A/D conversion 
    • Powering
      supplied by iOS device or USB 
    • Sensitivity
      @ min. gain: –54 dBFS @ max. gain: –19 dBFS 
    • Operating relative humidity
      max. 95% @40% 
    • Latency
      OS and app dependent (typ. < 0.5 ms) 
    • Noise Level
      @ min. gain: –96 dBFS(A) @ max. gain: –74 dBFS(A) 
    • Temperature Range
      0 °C to +50 °C 
      Storage: –25 °C to +70 °C 
    • Word Length
      16 / 24 bit 
    • Internal signal processing
      selectable presets via Apogee‘s Maestro App 
    • Type of Codec
      multibit DeltaSigma 
    • Sampling frequency
      44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96* kHz