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Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Single Microphone)

Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Single Microphone)

Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Single Microphone)

B&H # SEMKH8040 MFR # MKH8040
Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Single Microphone)

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Product Highlights

  • Cardioid Pattern
  • Modular Design
  • Ideal for General Recordings
  • Includes Capsule and XLR Module

Options: Single Microphone

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The MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a professional low-profile condenser microphone for capturing vocals, instruments and ambiance in recording and sound reinforcement applications. The modular design consists of the MKHC-8040 cardioid capsule and the MZX-8000 XLR module output stage.

The cardioid capsule minimizes feedback and off-axis audio. The symmetrical transducer with two back-plates yields extremely low distortion. The wide frequency response provides exceptional detail and transparency. With its pristine audio quality and compact design the MKH-8040 is great for many applications.

Cardioid Pickup
The cardioid polar pattern yields a generous pickup area while minimizing off-axis noise and feedback.
Modular Design
The modular design consists of the MKHC-8040 cardioid capsule and the MZX-8000 XLR module output stage.
Symmetrical Transducer
The capsule features a symmetrical transducer with two back-plates resulting in extremely low distortion.
Wide Frequency Response
A wide frequency response of 30Hz to 50kHz ensures accurate reproduction of instruments, ambiance, vocals, etc.
UPC: 615104126497
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Sennheiser MKH-8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Single Microphone)
  • MKH 8040 Microphone Head
  • MZX 8000 XLR Module for MKH-8000 Capsules
  • MZQ-8000 Standard Microphone Clip for MKH-8000 Microphones
  • MZW-8000 Windscreen for MKH8000 Series Microphones
  • Aluminum Transport Case
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 35 Hz to 50 kHz
    Equivalent Noise Level 13 dB A-Weighted
    22 dB CCIR
    Maximum SPL 142 dB SPL
    Impedance 25 ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 ohms
    Free-Field Sensitivity 20 mV/PA
    Power Requirements 48 V+/- 4 V
    Output Connectors 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Temperature 14.00 to 140.00°F (-10 to 60°C)
    Operating Current Consumption 3.3mA
    General
    Length 2.95" (75 mm)
    Diameter 0.75" (19 mm)
    Weight 1.94 oz (55 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 7.0 x 3.5"
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