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Sennheiser MKH 8040 Cardioid Mic

Code: SEN/506289
$1,315.00
Versatile cardioid microphone. Especially suited to applications in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear. Balanced frequency response. Extremely low distortion.

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The cardioid MKH 8040 is suitable for almost any application. It considerably reduces pick-up of a reverberant room. This is very helpful in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear.

Features

  • Cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Modular design
  • Wide frequency response 30 to 50.000 Hz
  • Symmetrical transducer with 2 backplates
    providing extremely low distortion
  • Extremely low inherent self-noise
  • Accurate directional pattern
  • Non reflective Nextel coating
  • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings
  • Also available in stereo pairs

What's in the box?

  • Microphone head MKHC 8040
  • XLR module MZX 8000
  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User manual
  • Aluminium transport case

Specifications

Dimensions Ø 19 mm, L 41 mm (74 mm with XLR module)
Frequency response 30 - 50000 Hz
Weight 25 g (55 g with XLR module)
Audio output XLR-3M balanced, transformerless, floating
Sensitivity in free field, no load (1kHz) 20 mV/Pa (-34 dBV/Pa)
Nominal impedance 25 Ω
Min. terminating impedance 1000 Ω
Phantom powering 48 V +/- 4 V
Equivalent noise level 13 dB
Equivalent noise level weighted as per CCIR 468-3 22 dB
Maximum sound pressure level (passiv) 142 dB SPL
Current consumption 3,3 mA