The Sennheiser MKH-8040 Cardioid Microphone is a professional low-profile condenser 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 ideal for almost any application.
- 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.