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Sennheiser MKH 8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Stereo Set)

BH #SEMKH8040ST • MFR #506290
Sennheiser MKH 8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Stereo Set)
Key Features
  • Cardioid Pattern
  • Modular Design
  • Ideal for General Recordings
  • Includes Capsule and XLR Module
The MKH 8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a stereo set of professional low-profile condenser microphones 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.
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Expected availability: Feb 16, 2023
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Sennheiser MKH-8040 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Cardioid Pickup
  • 3Modular Design
  • 4Symmetrical Transducer
  • 5Wide Frequency Response

The MKH 8040 Compact Cardioid Condenser Microphone from Sennheiser is a stereo set of professional low-profile condenser microphones 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 30 Hz to 50 kHz ensures accurate reproduction of instruments, ambiance, vocals, etc.
UPC: 615104131453

Sennheiser MKH-8040 Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrinciplePressure Gradient
CapsuleCondenser
Polar PatternCardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State
PadNone
High-Pass FilterNone
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsNone
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range30 Hz to 50 kHz
Maximum SPL142 dB SPL
Impedance25 Ohms
Load Impedance1000 Ohms
Sensitivity-34 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level13 dB A-Weighted
22 dB CCIR
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin Male (on Mic)
Headphone ConnectorNone
Power
Bus PowerNone
Operating Voltage48 V ± 4 V (Phantom Power)
Operating Current Consumption3.3 mA
Physical
MountingMic Clip/Stand Adapter (Included)
Included CaseHard Case
Included FiltersNone
Dimensionsø: 0.75 x L: 2.95" / ø: 19 x L: 75 mm
Weight1.94 oz / 55 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.8 x 8.05 x 3.5"

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