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 # 506289
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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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Sennheiser MKH 8040 overview

  • 1Description

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
In the Box
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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    Sennheiser MKH 8040 specs

    Analog Performance
    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
    General
    Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 3.3 mA
    Operating Voltage 48 V ± 4 V
    Operating Temperature 14.00 to 140.00°F / -10 to 60°C
    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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