Rear view showing "Echolette"
Obviously O.E.M.'d for another
The e906, below, is the third
generation re-issue. The original reissue of the 409 was called the
e609, the e609 silver has a mid presence boost and now the e906 which has
While the original reissue
is most desiable because it's actualy flat (and ribbon-like), I'd be willing
to bet the mid boost on the silver version could be undone. I've
seen the e609 silver on ebay for under $100.
Not that I want to create
a crazed market for this mic; I personally believe one reason it has failed
in the market place is that Sennheiser charged too much for the first and
third versions. It really is a $100 mic.